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  • Disposal of SPL from aluminium industries

    Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashok Kumar Patjoshi Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 11/07/2019 regarding scientific disposal of Spent Pot Lining (SPL) which is produced by the smelting plants operated by the aluminum industries which contains high level of Cyanide and Fluoride which are […]

  • Refineries Across America Could Create Catastrophic Acid Clouds. It Almost Happened In Philly.

    Last month’s explosion at a 150-year-old oil refinery in Philadelphia could have forced 1.1 million people to evacuate. At 4 a.m. on June 21, South Philadelphia residents were awoken by the sound of a large explosion: The Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery was on fire for the second time in two weeks. Neighbors watched as […]

  • OPG finds high PFOS concentrations near Kadena Air Base, advises against drinking the water

    Shiriiga (pictured above) in Yara, Kadena Town, photographed on April 23, where high concentrations of PFOS and PFOA were detected. Local residents once used this water for everyday needs like washing the laundry. On April 23 it came to light that a water quality study conducted last year by the Okinawa Prefectural Enterprise Bureau in […]

  • Delhi: Contaminated underground water leads to rise in many diseases

    New Delhi: Citizens dwelling in the areas, where use of contaminated underground water is prominent to meet the demand of their basic needs, are on the verge of getting more prone to water pollution related disorders as experts raise the alarm the regarding the city’s underground resource- contaminated by lethal toxin such as arsenic, nitrates […]

  • Superior refinery: Smoke plume from burning asphalt likely was toxic

    At the height of the Husky Energy oil refinery fire Thursday, as a massive plume of smoke billowed into the sky for miles, Superior Mayor Jim Paine was asked by reporters if the air was safe for people. Yes, the mayor said, later repeating his claim. While Paine may have been right that the air […]

  • Statements from Professionals Opposed to Fluoridation – Part One

    To date approximately 200 professionals have signed the New Professionals’ Statement calling for an end to fluoridation worldwide. Many of these provided short personal statements as to why they oppose fluoridation. Below, we print 18 of these statements. In future bulletins we will provide more. In addition, we are very happy to share this videotaped […]

  • Uranium Hexafluoride Contamination Class Action Filed

    A class action federal lawsuit has been filed in Metropolis, Illinois, against Honeywell International for uranium hexafluoride (U6). The federal complaint alleges that “Exposure to this radioactive and toxic mixture in the environment through human pathways can cause grave bodily injury and has created a need for a mitigation/abatement program to protect the public from […]

  • Sterlite – here’s proof: The data on how the smelter is likely cause for water pollution

    From court-ordered reports, studies by the TNPCB, Central Pollution Control Board and NGOs, every assessment found evidence of water contamination. On 3 April, 2018, villagers in Kumareddiapuram thwarted attempts by Thoothukudi district officials to dismantle the public handpumps that were yielding yellow-coloured water reportedly contaminated by Sterlite’s copper smelter. The hamlet, which is located within […]

  • Sulfuryl Fluoride. Adverse Effects: Brain

    Sulfuryl fluoride – Fumigant insecticide – CAS No. 2699-79-8 Molecular formula for Sulfuryl Fluoride: Ref: January 23, 2004. Sulfuryl Fluoride; Pesticide Tolerance. 40 CFR Part 180 [OPP-2003-0373; FRL-7342-1]. Final Rule. Federal Register Excerpts from: Table 1.–Subchronic, Chronic, and Other Toxicity Study Guideline Type of Study NOAEL mg/kg/day LOAEL mg/kg/day Based on: None cited 2-Week inhalation […]

  • Davis-Monthan AFB says it let some toxic compounds wash into soil, enter sewers

    Davis-Monthan Air Force Base admits it allowed some toxic chemical compounds used for firefighting to wash into the soil and discharged the compounds in diluted form into sewers. But until the base finishes an investigation this fall of its use and disposal of the compounds, D-M officials said they’re not ready to say whether their […]