Third international mercury negotiations will be held in Uruguay form 27th June-July 2 , 2012. IPEN points out that heavy use of Mercury in Artisnal Gold mining is polluting the environment and creat health risks to the people and the workers.
Colombo , Sri Lanka . 12 th October 2011. The Consumer Affairs Authority has been published the standards for lead in Paints as a responding to the Fundamental Rights application filed by the Centre for Environmental Justice (CEJ) in the Supreme Court , Sri Lanka, on 14 th February 2011 seeking the Consumer Affairs Authority and others
Centre for Environmental Justice launched a chemical awareness project with the support of the UNDP GEF-Small Grant Programme to educate public on wise chemical management and to promote Strategic Approach to International Chemical Management (SAICM). The project includes educating public, school children, farmers and workers on preventing contaminations of toxic chemicals. According to the information, World has more than