Persistent organic pollutant Current Affairs, GK & News
Golden Peacock Environment Management Award
Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has been awarded with the Golden Peacock Environment Management award for the year 2020 in the steel sector. The award was given for its efforts in adopting various environmental measures like upgrading pollution control facilities, treatment and recirculation of wastewater from individual units and outfalls, enhancement in green cover ..
Month: Current Affairs - December, 2020
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News • Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Golden Peacock Awards • Golden Peacock Environment Award • Persistent organic pollutant • Sail • solid waste management • Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants
Stockholm International: Union Cabinet of India approves ratification of 7 Organic Pollutants
On October 7, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the ratification of seven Chemicals that are listed under Stockholm convention on persistent organic pollutants. Further, the cabinet delegated its powers of ratification to the union ministry of external affairs and ministry of environment forest and climate change. These Ministries are ..
Month: Current Affairs - October, 2020
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Persistent organic pollutant • Stockholm Conference • Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants • Stockholm Declaration • Union Cabinet
Alternatives for Endosulfan to be studied by FAO
The FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) will assume studies on integrated pest management alternatives to Endosulfan, a decision taken by the Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee of the Stockholm Convention. This verdict was taken as a carry out to the resolution of the CoP to the Convention in April to list Endosulfan and its isomers ..
Month: Current Affairs - December, 2011
Topics: Convulsants • Endocrine disruptors • Endosulfan • Food and Agriculture Organization • Law by country • Persistent organic pollutant • Politics • Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants • Teratogens • Xenoestrogens