Thursday, September 06, 2007

Arsenic alarm in Bihar villages

On Sunday I posted the article, World facing 'arsenic timebomb. You can read it by following this link. Arsenic




I found a new story dealing with arsenic levels.





Arsenic alarm in Bihar villages



Arsenic levels have risen to alarming levels in many districts of the north-eastern Indian state of Bihar, officials say.

A state government survey has revealed that arsenic levels in up to 12 districts of the state of Bihar are now a threat to life.














The state capital, Patna, is among the affected areas.

Reports say villagers in some districts are suffering from bone deformations and a variety of skin complaints.

You can read the rest of the BBC article at this link:Arsenic


If you know of any other stories about this subject please forward the information to me at:
tsrk30@sbcglobal.net

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