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Title: Cursed by contaminants
Authors: Naz, Aliya
Chowdhury, Abhiroop
Rosencranz, Armin
Keywords: Chromium
Sukinda valley
Kanpur
Tannery
Mining
Human health
Issue Date: 23-Dec-2020
Publisher: The Statesman
Citation: Naz, A.; Chowdhury, A.and Rosencranz, A. (December 23, 2020) Cursed by contaminants. The Statesman, pp.7.
Abstract: Chromium is essential for steel, electroplating and tannery industries. However, it is known to cause serious human health hazards. Hexavalent chromium is known to be carcinogenic. In the recent Eluru outbreak at Andhra Pradesh, nickel and lead were found in the bloodstream of suffering patients. These are heavy metals with health impacts similar to chromium
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10739/4302
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