BHOPAL: The Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (IITR), Lucknow, in its latest report submitted to the apex court regarding the quality of groundwater in 20 colonies near the abandoned plant, has confirmed excessive presence of nitrate, chloride and heavy metals.

With IITR confirming contamination in water samples collected from 20 more colonies, the number of colonies with contaminated groundwater has gone up to 42.








Source: TIMES OF INDIA 23 JULY