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Monthly Archives: January 2012
I recently came across the article India’s Pollution Nightmare: Can it be Tackled?, in which the author, Govindasamy Agoramoorthy, talks about three big perils plaguing India – polluting tanneries, lead contamination from informal battery recycling, and riverside industries that dump toxic waste into … Continue reading
When people talk of tackling pollution, they usually mean stopping pollution. But what if the pollution has already been halted, in some cases decades ago? For example at numerous former Cold War weapons manufacturing sites? See examples of legacy polluted … Continue reading