5 held in Gzb for causing air pollution

Ghaziabad: Five labourers, engaged in burning coal tar drums to melt their contents, were arrested on charges of disturbing peace after residents of housing societies in Raj Nagar Extension complained of air pollution in the early hours of Sunday.Thick black acrid...

Nine out of ten people in world breathing polluted air: WHO

Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, calling for dramatic action against pollution that is blamed for more than six million deaths a year.New data in a report from the UN’s global health body “is...

After SC ruling, DGMS to meet for silicosis survey

JAIPUR: The directorate general of mines safety (DGMS) of the Government of India has decided to hold a meeting in New Delhi on September 29 to discuss the occupational health and safety survey that the Supreme Court sought in an interim ruling last month.On August...

Kids more vulnerable to toxic chemicals in household dust

Toronto, Sep 19 (IBNS): Canadian environmental health experts welcomed the latest American research that shows kids are vulnerable to the presence of toxic chemicals in household dust, according to media reports.American researchers have reported that dust contains a...