Sediment Quality Criteria in use around the world – Journal Article
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Ecological Risk Assessment – NEERI 2021 as per NGT Order
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Rate of Soil and Mercury Loss into Pambar Shola from M/s Hindustan Unilever’s Mercury-contaminated Site
By Nityanand Jayaraman, Chennai Solidarity Group. August 2021 Report: Rate of Soil and Mercury Loss into Pambar Shola from M/s Hindustan Unilever’s Mercury-contaminated SiteDownload
Datasets for the Analysis of Soil Remediation Trials
Download the datasets for the analysis of Soil Remediation trials undertaken by HUL in Kodaikanal from September-November 2017. Environmental Parameters Monitoring Data – Contaminated Soil Washing Trials – HUL HUL Results Summary to RTI Petition (07.12.17) Annexures of Soil Washing Process presented at the LAEC Meeting (22.12.17)
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas in India – Introduction
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas in India – Priority sites for Conservation
Point-Counterpoint — A Detailed and Referenced Counter to Unilever’s Arguments Against a Thorough Clean-up
Hindustan Unilever Ltd, Unilever Plc and the latter’s CEO Mr. Paul Polman have responded defending their move to dilute soil mercury clean-up standards in Kodaikanal from their originally proposed 10 mg/kg to 20-25 mg/kg. In its defence, Below, we present a point-by-point clarification of the false claims made by Unilever and its CEO Paul Polman.
IPEN Mercury Policy Advisor – Guidance on the indentification, management and remediation of mercury-contaminated sites.
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Scientific Opinion on HUL’s Proposed Cleanup — Dr. Sultan Ismail, Soil Biologist
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Scientific Opinion on HUL’s Proposed Cleanup — Dr. Dilip Boralkar, Member, Supreme Court Monitoring Committee on Hazardous Wastes
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Interim report – Assessment of mercury levels in soil, sediment, and water samples from the offsite area of Hindustan Unilever Limited factory (HUL), Kodaikanal, Tamilnadu- INDIA
Assessment of mercury levels in soil, sediment, and water samples from the offsite area of Hindustan Unilever Limited factory (HUL), Kodaikanal, Tamilnadu- INDIA
Evaluation of DPR by Dr. Mark Chernaik: Soil Remediation at Kodaikanal HUL Factory site, with offsite disposal of treated soils to Authorized TSDF
Detailed Project Report on Soil Remediation
Project report for Soil Remediation at Kodaikanal HUL Factory site prepared by ERM (Environmental Resources Management), consultants for Hindustan Unilever Limited. Download DPR | Plans & Maps
Moss, Lichen & Sediments study in Kodaikanal 2015
A study conducted in 2015 reconfirms the mercury contamination in the environment of Kodaikanal as a result of improper disposal of toxic mercury by Unilever’s Mercury Thermometer Plant in the popular hill-town of South India. Samples of lichens, moss and sediments were analyzed at the Department of Atomic Energy’s (DAE) National Centre for Compositional Characterisation of […]
Unilever Factory Leaks Toxic Mercury into Watershed Forest
Analysis of Lichen, Moss and Sediment Samples around the premises of Hindustan Unilever’s Mercury Thermometer Factory in Kodaikanal – Download report CHENNAI – A new study has found high levels of toxic mercury in vegetation and sediment collected from the vicinity of Unilever’s now-closed mercury thermometer factory in Kodaikanal. The study confirms that Unilever’s contaminated […]