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The Minamata Convention, as the treaty will be known after it is signed by the agreeing countries formally, will set rules limiting the supply of and trade in mercury and the use of mercury in products and industrial processes. It will also lay down measures to reduce emissions from artisanal and small-scale gold mining, as also from power plants and zinc metals production facilities (Zinc Smelter, Hindustan Zinc Limited). http://ning.it/14MEbng
One tonne of zinc metal produced ..co-produces approximately 3 kg of Cadmium metal. Presently Vedanta Resources have approximately one million tonnes of zinc capacity per annum...which means they should have 3 million kgs of Cadmium metal production per annum...but they don't have it..!!!! Now a big question arises..where does that quantity of cadmium metal bearing materials is being...disposed/dumped... Cadmium metal is a hazardous..it is a well known fact......So Cadmium is being…Continue
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Too often these are a template/ ticking the box completion exercise rather than delivering any real value or knowledge about the real impending threats to the sustainability….