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Finns Use Pig Slurry to Clean Polluted Pond

Finnish engineers have poured pig manure into a contaminated pond next to an old mine, saying the bacteria in the slurry will clean up metals in the water.


NCM initiated its Chemicals Cleaner Production Project, the aim of which is to minimize waste creation.

Industrial pollution and waste management remains one of the greatest obstacles to protecting the global environment and achieving sustainable development.


Stockholm Convention on POPs to Become International Law, Launching Global Campaign to Eliminate 12 Hazardous Chemicals

The 2001 Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) enters into force on Monday, 17 May, marking the start of an ambitious international effort to rid the world of PCBs, dioxins and furans, and nine highly dangerous pesticides.


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