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Nature Threatening levels of Chemical in Punjab

Discussion in 'Breaking News' started by Vikram singh, May 28, 2010.

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    Bhatinda, Punjab, India — Indian Medical Association (IMA) and the medical fraternity today raised concern over the discovery of high levels of nitrate contamination of drinking water based on a Greenpeace study. The study, ‘Chemical fertilisers in our Water(1), conducted in farms across Muktsar, Bathinda and Ludhiana showed that most wells were contaminated with nitrates, and 20 percent of all sampled wells had nitrate levels above the safety limit of 50 mg per litre as established by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

    In Detail..>Threatening levels of Chemical fertilisers in Punjab groundwater: Greenpeace study
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