Hazardous Waste: Importing trouble

, by Frontline

Lack of mechanisms to monitor the import of hazardous waste and the unchecked waste industry are making India a dump yard. The recent radiological accident in New Delhi’s Mayapuri scrap metal market has raised many questions about the level of monitoring of hazardous waste in India. That India is fast becoming a waste dump in a globalised economy makes these questions even more relevant. Read more and see here