Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
It could be the
death knell for 20 hotels and a
shrimp processing unit in Orissa if
they do not take immediate mea-
sures to stop polluting the sea by
the end of this year.The Orissa
Pollution Control Board decided
to close down the hotels following a
Supreme Court order. They have
been discharging untreated effluents including sewage into the sea.
Six of the hotels were found to be
polluting the beach and the sea
directly by discharging untreated
wastes. The other hotels were causing indirect pollution.