Saturday 29 October 2016

Another tank leaks toxic water at Fukushima plant

The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on Thursday said another tank holding highly contaminated water is leaking, and that some of the liquid may have reached the Pacific Ocean, the second such breach in less than two mont


US court upholds $105m Exxon payout in NYC case

A US appeals court on Friday upheld a ruling against Exxon Mobil Corp ordering the company to pay $105 million in damages for polluting New York City's groundwater with a toxic gasoline additive. The US Second Circuit Court of


Health warning over use of cosmetics

Women wear an average of 500 chemicals on their bodies every day and some pose serious health risks, according to a top expert. Sixty per cent of the chemicals can be found floating in the bloodstream and some are toxic when they touch the


E.coli caused by new strain; UAE bans imports

The E. coli epidemic in Europe is caused by a new, highly infectious and toxic strain of bacteria that carries genes giving it resistance to a few classes of antibiotics, scientists said even as the UAE and Russia banned import of cucumbers from a

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