User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Toxics
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Cleanup for Montana Superfund town would leave some asbestos contamination behind 5.5.2015 Star Tribune: Business
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Garbage Out, National Security Threat In 5.5.2015 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Electronic waste is being repurposed and copied overseas, then finding its way into U.S. military hardware.
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Industrial waste set afire at SIDCO Nagar 3.5.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Industrial waste set afire at SIDCO Nagar
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Hazardous industrial waste illegally burnt at SIDCO Nagar 3.5.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Hazardous industrial waste illegally burnt at SIDCO Nagar
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Understanding labour laws easily 2.5.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Understanding labour laws easily
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People participation needed for better waste management: Javadekar 2.5.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday called for increased participation of people and use of new technology to make waste management more effective, an official statement said.
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People participation needed for better waste management: Prakash Javadekar 1.5.2015 New Kerala: India News
Read Full story of 'People participation needed for better waste management: Prakash Javadekar' at newkerala.com.
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People participation needed for better waste management: Javadekar 1.5.2015 Sify Finance
Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday called for increased participation of people and use of new technology to make waste management more effective, an official statement said.
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People participation needed for better waste management: Javadekar 1.5.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday called for increased participation of people and use of new technology to make waste management more effective, an official statement said.
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HUDA notice to MCG for polluted discharge 1.5.2015 Gurgaon - City - The Times of India
The Haryana Urban Development Authority has blamed the MCG for the pollution of the Yamuna due to discharge of untreated sewage water via the Badshapur drain.
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Hungary vows to start moving toxic waste from chemical plant 30.4.2015 AP Business
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- A Hungarian official says about 1,000 barrels of toxic waste stored at a defunct chemical company in Budapest will be quickly removed from the site....
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Greenpeace warns of toxic waste at defunct Hungarian chemicals plant, cleanup months away 30.4.2015 Star Tribune: World
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Sex discrimination case winner: 'Everybody loses' 30.4.2015 BBC: Business
The banker who won her £3.2m sex discrimination case
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In Baltimore, a toxic stew of violence and broken police relations 29.4.2015 Washington Post: Editorials
A CITY that has lost a third of its population in a half-century; where police have earned notoriety for abusive, vicious and brutal community interactions; where homicide, drug crimes, teenage pregnancy, high school truancy, poverty and joblessness are endemic in some inner-city neighborhoods — it’s not hard to fathom how Baltimore has succumbed to rioting, or why other cities might do likewise. As President Obama aptly put it on Tuesday: “This is not new.”Read full article ...
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Dirty foam bubbles out of Varthur Lake 29.4.2015 Bangalore News, Bangalore City News | Cities News - Times of India
Dirty foam bubbles out of Varthur Lake
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NGT announces Rs 5,000 fine for open burning of leaves, garbage in Delhi 28.4.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
Stepping up its effort to curb pollution, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday announced a fine of Rs 5,000 on individuals spotted burning garbage, leaves, plastic, rubber etc in open areas in parts of Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).
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Trustees assess effects of Hudson River prolonged contamination, say fisheries severely harmed 23.4.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
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Activist abandons Earth Day swim in polluted New York City canal | Reuters 23.4.2015 FirstPost: World

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An environmental activist on Wednesday gave up less than halfway through his attempt to swim the length of a notoriously polluted New York City canal, but not before comparing it to "swimming into a dirty diaper." Christopher Swain, a clean-water activist, cited weather concerns in abandoning his effort to swim Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal, described by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as among the nation's "most extensively contaminated" bodies of water. Swain, 47, climbed out of the 1.8 mile (2.9-km) canal less than an hour into his swim to mark Earth Day and press for a speedier clean-up of its water

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Clean-water advocate plans Earth Day swim at Superfund site 22.4.2015 AP National
NEW YORK (AP) -- A clean-water advocate will make an Earth Day swim in New York City's polluted Gowanus (goh-WAH'-nuhs) Canal, a federal Superfund site....
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Clean-water advocate to make Earth Day swim in New York's Gowanus Canal, a Superfund site 22.4.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
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