The residents of Kodaikanal want Unilever to clean up its mercury mess to high, scientific standards. Instead, the company has currently proposed standards that are TWENTY times weaker than what would be allowed in the United Kingdom, where Unilever is headquartered. This is plainly a double standard. India and the town of Kodaikanal deserve better.
UPDATE: 5 months after we launched the #Bangaloreisburning campaign, BBMP Joint Commissioner (Solid Waste Management and Health) Sarfaraz Khan has issued penalty orders for open garbage burning! WE WON! Now every time a contractor burns garbage they will be fined. The order states that despite the fact that that BBMP has provided sufficient infrastructure for […]
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