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Tests find acceptable lead levels in Jordan Downs soil, regulators say 19.9.2014 LA Times: Environment
Soil tests at the Jordan Downs housing project in Watts detected acceptable levels of lead that do not require cleanup, state toxic waste regulators have concluded.
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Adams County accepting household hazardous waste Saturday 16.9.2014 Denver Post: Local
Adams County residents can get rid of any unused or leftover chemical products on Saturday at the 2014 Adams County Household Chemical ...
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How I got my body back in shape: Hrithik Roshan 14.9.2014 TOI: All Headlines
How I got my body back in shape: Hrithik Roshan
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Santa Clara County opens hazardous-waste drop-off site 14.9.2014 San Jose Mercury News: San Jose/Valley
Santa Clara County’s newest facility to collect household hazardous waste opened this weekend to a steady stream of motorists dropping off toxic, corrosive, flammable and otherwise dangerous products — while taking a load off their environmental consciences.
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Nuclear waste-eating bacteria discovered 11.9.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Nuclear waste-eating bacteria discovered
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Watchdog says has evidence of chlorine attacks in Syria 11.9.2014 FirstPost: World

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Inspectors from the global chemical weapons watchdog have found "compelling evidence" that chlorine gas was used "systematically and repeatedly" as a weapon in northern Syria this year, it said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Nuclear waste-eating bacteria discovered 10.9.2014 Zee News : Science and Technology
Tiny single-cell organisms discovered living underground could help dispose the hazardous nuclear waste, scientists say.
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Bacteria that may help tackle nuclear waste found 10.9.2014 All News-IANS Stories
Tiny single-cell organisms discovered living under the ground could help with the problem of nuclear waste disposal, says a study.
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Watch your waste 7.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Watch your waste
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Volunteers invited for cleaning up Pallikarnai lotus pond 7.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Volunteers invited for cleaning up Pallikarnai lotus pond
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Plan to revamp plants treating industry waste 7.9.2014 Asian Age: Delhi
The DPCC has outlined the requirement of preparing and working on a ‘Master Plan’ to revamp and upgrade the existing treatment plants to treat the industrial effluent for addressing pollution in the Yamuna To effectively control pollution in the Yamuna, the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) is exploring various possibilities to revamp the existing Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETP) managed by the CETP Societies in industrial estates across the national capital. “The DPCC has outlined the requirement of preparing and working on a ‘Master Plan’ to revamp and upgrade the existing treatment plants to treat the industrial effluent for addressing pollution in river Yamuna,” DPCC chairman Sanjiv Kumar said while speaking at a workshop organised in the CETP premises at Mayapuri Industrial area. The 13 CETPs, which were built by DSIIDC in 1990s, have been running much below their capacity due to several factors. “One main reason is that the number of polluting units discharging effluents has come ...
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DPCC bid to revamp effluent treatment system 7.9.2014 Hindu: News
The Delhi Pollution Control Board (DPCC) on Friday held a workshop at the Mayapuri Industrial Area to look at revamping the existing Common Effluent Treatment Plants in the Capital. With Delhi not...
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Plan to revamp plants treating industry waste 7.9.2014 Asian Age: Delhi
The DPCC has outlined the requirement of preparing and working on a ‘Master Plan’ to revamp and upgrade the existing treatment plants to treat the industrial effluent for addressing pollution in the Yamuna To effectively control pollution in the Yamuna, the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) is exploring various possibilities to revamp the existing Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETP) managed by the CETP Societies in industrial estates across the national capital. “The DPCC has outlined the requirement of preparing and working on a ‘Master Plan’ to revamp and upgrade the existing treatment plants to treat the industrial effluent for addressing pollution in river Yamuna,” DPCC chairman Sanjiv Kumar said while speaking at a workshop organised in the CETP premises at Mayapuri Industrial area. The 13 CETPs, which were built by DSIIDC in 1990s, have been running much below their capacity due to several factors. “One main reason is that the number of polluting units discharging effluents has come ...
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Germany to help treat factory waste 7.9.2014 TOI: Delhi Times
The German government will help Delhi find a solution to the inefficient effluent treatment infrastructure in its industrial areas. The status of common effluent treatment plants (CETP), along with partnership details, was discussed at the workshop in Mayapuri industrial area on ...
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Watch your waste 6.9.2014 Hindu: Magazine
The Prime Minister wants us to “manufacture goods with zero effect” on the environment. Is this is possible?
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NGT orders closure of 3 service stations in Bhopal, Indore 6.9.2014 TOI: All Headlines
NGT orders closure of 3 service stations in Bhopal, Indore
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Volunteers invited to clean up Pallikaranai lotus pond 6.9.2014 Hindu: Cities
The aim is to ensure large-scale awareness and people’s participation in efforts to restore lakes. T.S. Atul Swaminathan reports.
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Bras cause breast cancer? Apparently not, study says 6.9.2014 Seattle Times: Health
The new study lifts the veil on a speculated link between bra-wearing and breast cancer
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Meghalaya MLAs meet Goyal over coal mining ban 5.9.2014 Guwahati - City - The Times of India
A delegation, comprising Meghalaya MLAs, representatives of the Federation of Industry and Commerce of North Eastern Region (FINER) and miners from Meghalaya, met Union minister of power, coal, new and renewable energy Piyush Goyal to apprise him of the adverse impact of the ban on extraction of coal in the state by the National Green Tribunal (NGT)
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PCB to probe charges of polymer waste dumping 4.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
PCB to probe charges of polymer waste dumping
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