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Hundreds of kilos of toxic mercury is released into the air every year
by Chandan Kumar Mandal
The first ever inventory prepared to estimate the country's total mercury emissions has recorded that hundreds of kilograms of harmful mercury are relased into the air every year.
An estimated 6,790 kgs of mercury was released into the air in the last fiscal year (2016-17), according to the government report that was recently released.
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