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Home truths

Modern houses are suffused with harmful chemicals. One of them is lead, present in paints. It is banned in several countries but not in India.

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Lethal Games

CSE LAB STUDY: TOXIC TOYS

Worse, and almost predictable now, the Indian government does not regulate or monitor the use of these inimical chemicals, putting children at risk.

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Many a slip

Can India meet the 2012 deadline to provide safe drinking water to all rural homes?

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The street fight

Three years have passed since the day we released our first study on pesticides. The government reduced excise duty on soft drinks in this year's budget.

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Source Url: 
http://downtoearth.org.in/node/8167

Pesticide residues in bottled water

Packaged drinking water or natural mineral water is everywhere. It is now available in pouches, cups, bottles and bulky transparent jars.

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Leaky roof

Housing policy not driven by welfare

Real estate prices have hit the roof largely because of a lack of regulation in a housing sector ruled by speculators.

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Source Url: 
http://downtoearth.org.in/node/6914

Pact on POPs

India signs Stockholm Convention

Source Url: 
http://downtoearth.org.in/node/14737
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