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India completes phase-out of ozone depleting chemical HCFC-141b: Environment Ministry

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 23, 2020

India has successfully completed the phasing out of Hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC)-141b, used by foam manufacturing companies and one of the most potent ozone-depleting chemicals, the Union Environment Ministry said on Wednesday. Ozone occurs naturally in small amounts in the...

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Govt launches initiative to mitigate impact of gases on ozone

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 16, 2016

On the eve of Ozone Day, the Environment Ministry today launched a major research and development initiative to develop long-term technology to mitigate the impact of refrigerant gases on the...

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The hole in the ozone layer is finally starting to heal

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 5, 2016

Sometimes the world really can get together and avert a major environmental catastrophe before it's too late. Case in point: A new study in Science finds evidence that the Earth's protective...

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