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Mercury emission rates alarming in Bangladesh


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In a 2017-18 survey conducted by Esdo, estimated mercury input in the environment stands at 21,030kg per year

Experts have emphasized raising awareness about the use of mercury in products and its proper management.

With this as the agenda, a workshop on “Mercury Pollution in Bangladesh: Effects on Health and Environment” under the Minamata Initial Assessment (MIA) project, was held at Krishibid Institute in Dhaka’s Farmgate on Thursday.

The program was jointly organized by Department of Environment (DoE) and Environment and Social Development Organization (ESDO).

Read More: https://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/environment/2019/04/18/mercury-emission-rates-alarming-in-bangladesh

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