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Saturday, June 30, 2007

BBC: India refineries told to clean up

Finally....I am sure the refinaries arent the only one doing this in india or that this is happening in only India. It is a HUGE problem in the developing world.

India refineries told to clean up

Authorities in India's north-eastern state of Assam have threatened local oil refineries with closure unless they stopped polluting local rivers.

Assam's Pollution Control Board has given five refineries a year to stop discharging effluents into rivers.

It says the refineries were dumping effluents at levels much higher than acceptable federal limits. READ ON

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