User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Toxics
Last updated: May 25 2015 14:49 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Are reverse osmosis filter systems a threat to public health? 25.5.2015 Moneylife
Experts suggest that regulations are needed to stop the unchecked use of RO, or at least the disposal of the stuff left behind after filtering
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Are reverse osmosis filter systems a threat to public health? 25.5.2015 New Kerala: West Bengal
Read Full story of ' Are reverse osmosis filter systems a threat to public health? ' at newkerala.com.
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Are reverse osmosis filter systems a threat to public health? 25.5.2015 All News-IANS Stories
The reverse-osmosis water purifier at home seems to be a benign invention, allowing people to drink clean, healthy water. But now scientists are warning that rampant use of the RO technology could pose a serious threat to public health.
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Sea of trash pollutes water, air in Delhi 24.5.2015 TOI: Delhi Times
People living close to some of Delhi’s landfills are routinely exposed to extremely polluted air and those drinking groundwater from the area are actually drinking water that’s far from being fit for ...
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Paralysis by Plastic Plagues Delhi's Ecosystem 24.5.2015 The New Indian Express - The Sunday Standard - http://newindianexpress.com/thesundaystandard/
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San Miguel sheriff disgusted over camps outside Telluride 23.5.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
San Miguel County Sheriff Bill Masters' disgust is evident as he narrates a video of an illegal encampment in a wilderness area outside Telluride.
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Sisodia gets feel of Okhla plant's smoke and ash 23.5.2015 Delhi News, Delhi City News - Cities News - Times of India
Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia inspected the Okhla and Ghazipur waste-to-energy plants on Friday after residents of Sukhdev Vihar met chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday complaining against toxic emissions from the former ...
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Greenpeace staff to work for free after India blocks funds 21.5.2015 deccanherald.com
Greenpeace is determined to keep operating in India even after the central government froze its bank accounts, leaving it with no funds to pay wages to hundreds of staff, its country head said on Thursday. The home ministry blocked foreign funding to the local branch of the environmentalist group in April as part of a wider crackdown against international and domestic non-governmental organisations (NGOs) found to have misreported foreign aid. Greenpeace took legal action against Prime Minister Narendra Modis nationalist government after bureaucrats found holes in its balance sheet and suspended transactions for six months. "The government has made it impossible for us to operate but our employees are willing to work without pay for one month because they see that the larger commitment has always been to fight against injustice," said Greenpeace India head Samit Aich. Greenpeace workers - who have campaigned against genetically modified crops, nuclear power and toxic waste management - said their ...
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Expert urges WHO to do more to protect people from toxic substances 21.5.2015 Sify News
The UN independent expert on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes on Wednesday urged the World Health Organization to “play a much larger, more active role” in protecting people from the negative impacts of toxic pollution.
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Greenpeace India head says staff willing to work for free 21.5.2015 HBL: Home
Greenpeace is determined to keep operating in India even after the federal government froze its bank accounts, leaving it with no funds to pay wages to hundreds of staff, its country head said on...
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Greenpeace India employees to work for free after govt freezes funds 21.5.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Greenpeace is determined to keep operating in India even after the central government froze its bank accounts, leaving it with no funds to pay wages to hundreds of staff, its country head said on ...
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Greenpeace staff to work for free after India blocks funds 21.5.2015 Sify Finance
By Rupam Jain Nair
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Expert urges WHO to do more to protect people from toxic substances 21.5.2015 New Kerala: India News
Read Full story of 'Expert urges WHO to do more to protect people from toxic substances' at newkerala.com.
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Review: Purampokku... is a compelling political thriller 18.5.2015 Rediff: Movies
The film is an honest and compelling political thriller that debates the arbitrary nature of capital punishment against the backdrop of a communist revolution.
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Carbide site: Memorial plan hangs fire 18.5.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Carbide site: Memorial plan hangs fire
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Characters Will Linger Even After the Show 17.5.2015 newindianexpress.com
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National Green Tribunal shuts 739 textile units in Balotra 16.5.2015 Jaipur News, Jaipur City News | Cities News - Times of India
The National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) circuit bench of Jodhpur has ordered the closure of 739 textile units in Balotra and its surrounding areas of Jasol and Bithuja till July ...
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Shocking but true! Biomedical waste being recycled in the National Capital 15.5.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
An investigation conducted by iamin has found that more than 40 factories in Narela Industrial Area of North West Delhi are involved in recycling biomedical waste.
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GPS to Track Tankers Carrying Effluents 15.5.2015 newindianexpress.com
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State forms panel to check toxic discharge into Yamuna 15.5.2015 Gurgaon - City - The Times of India
The Haryana government has constituted a committee and ordered it to come up with an action plan to check the discharge of toxic waste into the Yamuna via the Badshapur drain.
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