Air Pollution Plagues India
May08

Air Pollution Plagues India

When the quantity of dust decreases the quality of air we breathe in, life on Earth starts to deteriorate. It is a serious problem that every person in India faces. When increasing urbanisation uproots the green protectors of the Earth (the trees), vast green lands and fields in the name of development, are we not depriving ourselves and the future generations the right to live on Earth? Air pollution is a worldwide concern....

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Chemical Warehouse Calamities: It’s High Time We Learnt from Mistakes!
Nov04

Chemical Warehouse Calamities: It’s High Time We Learnt from Mistakes!

Warehousing is too often seen as a comparatively low-risk activity compared with chemical manufacture. However, when incidents occur, it can be expensive, attract much adverse publicity for the industry, and have readily avoidable causes. A Health, Safety and Environmental study of the most costly accidents in the chemical industry in last 20 years following the Flixborough disaster found that, 6 of the top 20 were associated with...

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Beware of your Drinking Water!
Sep30

Beware of your Drinking Water!

“Now you can drink the water from the well” – every year my grandmother used to tell all of us soon after the health inspectors visited our village on the onset of monsoon in Kerala and dumped lots of chlorine in the well water. The reason for the visit of health inspector is that, in the area where we lived the ground water level almost reaches the surface and almost all wells starts overflowing. To prevent contamination of well...

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