Category: Asia Pac Markets

Elevated lead levels found in some school, day care drinking fountains

November 12th, 2014 by Steve

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — With the beginning of school right around the corner, the Navy was forced to shut off several water fountains and faucets at base schools and day care … Read more

Filed under: Asia Pac Markets, Lead Testing

Groundwater Contaminated, Punjab Battles Uranium Curse

July 13th, 2012 by Steve

In an article by the NY Daily News, the presence of uranium and other heavy metals such as arsenic and mercury have been confirmed in ground water in Punjab (region straddling the border… Read more

Filed under: Arsenic Testing, Asia Pac Markets, General, Mercury Testing, Uranium Testing

Lab for Detecting Uranium Pollution to Come Up in Mohali

July 10th, 2012 by Steve

According to an article by The Times of India, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh said a laboratory will be set up atMohali in Punjab with the assistance of Bhabha Atomic Research… Read more

Filed under: Asia Pac Markets, General, Uranium Testing

Arsenic Alarm Grips Kolkata

July 2nd, 2012 by Steve

Prithvijit Mitra, TNN Jun 28, 2012, 01.30AM IST

KOLKATA: If you live in or around Prince Anwar Shah Road, Ghulam Mohammed Shah Road, Golf Green, Jadavpur or Tollygunge and drink water… Read more

Filed under: Arsenic Testing, Asia Pac Markets, General

Punjab Yet to Submit Proposal on Uranium Contamination

June 28th, 2012 by Steve

PTI | 08:06 PM,Jun 14,2012

New Delhi, June 14 (PTI) The Punjab government is yet to submit its proposal on measures to tackle the presence of uranium in drinking water in rural areas … Read more

Filed under: Asia Pac Markets, General, Uranium Testing

A Glimpse into China’s Cancer Villages

June 22nd, 2012 by Steve

In an article by Wierd Asian News, residents of the Yunnan province are reporting cancers which are being linked to air and water polution including Chromium produced from industrial… Read more

Filed under: Asia Pac Markets, Chromium Testing, General

New Testing of Safer Water Challenged

June 20th, 2012 by Steve

In the China Daily, this article talks about new standards for drinking water which will come into force in China on July 1, with the number of quality indicators rising to 106 from… Read more

Filed under: Asia Pac Markets, General

Unsafe Levels of Cadmium Found in 10 Percent of China’s Rice

June 18th, 2012 by Steve

This Article from Epoch Times says that estimates of nearly 20 million tons of cadmium-tainted rice are consumed in China every year as a result of farmers unwittingly growing… Read more

Filed under: Asia Pac Markets, Cadmium Testing

India – Watery Grave

June 14th, 2012 by Steve

Accoring to this article in Water World, the level of water contamination in India is alarming. Groundwater in 53 districts had arsenic and there is high level of iron in 270 districts.… Read more

Filed under: Arsenic Testing, Asia Pac Markets, Cadmium Testing, Chromium Testing, General, Lead Testing

Pollution – Battling Guangxi to Close 100 plants

June 8th, 2012 by Steve

NANNING – South China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region is to close more than 100 of its heavy-metal processing plants, in an effort to lessen pollution, it has been… Read more

Filed under: Asia Pac Markets, General

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