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A layer of toxic foam floating on the Yamuna river.(Arvind Yadav/HT FILE PHOTO)

Toxic foam floats on surface of Yamuna in Delhi

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 10:11 AM IST
  • The Delhi government on June 14 also banned the sale, storage, transportation, and marketing of soaps and detergents not complying to the latest BIS parameters to curb pollution in the Yamuna river.
Climate-friendly foam building insulation may be harmful to human health: Study(Twitter/PolyisoPIMA)
Climate-friendly foam building insulation may be harmful to human health: Study(Twitter/PolyisoPIMA)

Climate-friendly foam building insulation may be harmful to human health: Study

ANI |
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 04:51 PM IST
Researchers have identified several points during the lifecycle of 'eco-friendly' foam plastic building insulation that may expose workers, communities, and ecosystems to PolyFR and its potentially toxic breakdown products that may harm both human health and the environment
Municipal corporations have managed to achieve only 50% of the short and long term directions laid down by the SC over two years.(HT Photo)
Municipal corporations have managed to achieve only 50% of the short and long term directions laid down by the SC over two years.(HT Photo)

Toxic foam pollutes Ulhas river at Badlapur

Hindusta Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
PUBLISHED ON MAY 02, 2019 02:36 PM IST
Details shared by Vanashakti and validated by MPCB showed sewage mixed with effluents entering the drinking water zone from a nullah along Badlapur falling under the KBMC’s jurisdiction.
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