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Bhopal: First trial burning of toxic waste clears green test, claim officials

Source: Indian Express, Date: September , 2015

Around 346 tonnes of hazardous waste has been lying in the Union Carbide factory since Dec 1984. A decade after it snowballed into a constant feud between the government and environmentalists, the first trial incineration of about 10 tonnes of toxic waste from the Bhopal gas tragedy has been completed with officials saying that the level of emissions and ambient air quality from the burning was within permissible limits. “Trial burning emissions were within limit for particulate matter, sulphur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide. Combustion efficiency results of other parameters are expected in four-five days but we expect them also to be within limits,” said officials associated with the trial.

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