Daily Archives: October 20, 2013

OSPCB confirms crop loss for HIL emission

Damage of crop in the peripheral villages of Hindalco Industries Limited (HIL) at Hirakud due to fluoride emission from the plant has been confirmed by Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB). Regional Officer of OSPCB Hemendra Nath Nayak told this paper that analysis of foliage and water samples collected from farmland on October 17 revealed