Parkland Medical Center in Derry, the US, has been honoured for becoming mercury-free. It got the 'Making Medicine Mercury-Free Award' from Hospitals for a Healthy Environment, an alliance of the US Environmental Protection Agency, American Hospital Association, American Nurses Association and Health Care Without Harm.
Dhananjoy Mandal's A Silent Killer got the best documentary award at a film festival in Minsk, Belarussia. It deals with arsenic contamination of water in West Bengal.
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