Environment

Pollution in news on June 5

Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and debates on pollution

 
By DTE Staff
Last Updated: Wednesday 06 June 2018
Credit: Hans/Pixabay
Credit: Hans/Pixabay Credit: Hans/Pixabay

Noida flouts plastic ban openly

Several shopkeepers in Noida are seen giving polythene bags to their customers while claiming that their businesses don't make enough profit for them to use cloth bags.

Alarming levels of mercury found in hair, nails of these UP villagers

A study conducted by All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) in Singrauli region, which is on the border of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, said that heavy metals were detected in soil, plants and villagers' hair and nails.

World Environment Day a mission, says Harsh Vardhan

Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan urged people to take up green good deeds to help conserve the environment.

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