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Clean Ganga Mission: Lessons we can learn from Europe’s Rhine river cleaning | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Thirty-years ago, a huge blast at the Sandoz chemical plant in Basel, Switzerland, leaked tonnes of toxic chemicals in the Rhine, Europe’s longest river. Polluted for long with depleting aquatic life, the industrial accident became a turning point in the river’s history and six countries came together to roll out an action plan to clean the mighty river. Through the late 1980’s and most of 1990’s the International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine (ICPR) rigorously implemented the Rhine Action Programme to revive the river, especially fishes.

Source: Clean Ganga Mission: Lessons we can learn from Europe’s Rhine river cleaning | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

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1 Comment on Clean Ganga Mission: Lessons we can learn from Europe’s Rhine river cleaning | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

  1. Thanks for sharing i was unaware of this

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