Toxic industrial waste contaminates water, poisons lives in Kerala's Kollam district

PUBLISHED ON: February 23, 2014 | Duration: 4 min, 34 sec

  
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Nearly 300 families living within a radius of 500 metres of a metals industry in Kerala's Kollam district have been suffering for almost a decade because of toxic waste from the plant contaminating their groundwater. For residents like Anoop, a class 7 student with severe allergies on his feet, or Chellama, in her 70s, having sores on her back and burns marks on legs, living next to the Kerala Minerals and Metal Limited in Chittoor village has only brought suffering and diseases. (Read more)
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