Coke Plant Expansion Shut Down by Protestors in India

India – Thousands of villagers from Navelim in Bicholim taluka of Goa today observed a day-long Bandh against the Sesa Corporation’s Goa metallurgical coke plant in the village, with complaints that it is polluting their surroundings. Originally a Hindi word meaning ‘closed’, […]

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Caffeine Pollution in the Ocean

Plastic, clothing fibers and CO2 are not the only things ending up the sea. So is caffeine. Scientists at Portland State University and Washington State University, Vancouver, found caffeine concentrations off the coast of Oregon. To their surprise, the substance was not […]

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Taiwan outsourcing Pollution to Malaysia?

Taiwan’s protesters: Is Malaysia next? After protest stalls giant petrochemical in Taiwan, plans are to build it in Malaysia A long-running saga has come to the end for a US$12.8 billion attempt by the Kuokuang petrochemical company , which is owned by […]

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Hsinchu magistrate protests river pollution

The China Post news staff–Hsinchu County Magistrate Chiu Ching-chun  yesterday led county residents in a protest at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei against the pollution of the water source of Hsinpu Township, and called for the central government to do something about […]

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