User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Toxics
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U.S. troops in Afghanistan sent waste to open burn pits, report finds 22.7.2014 LA Times: Opinion
Although the U.S. has spent millions to build incinerators in Afghanistan to avoid exposing anyone to toxic smoke from open burning, American troops sent waste to an Afghan-operated open pit for five months last year, according to an inspector general’s report issued late Monday.
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Toxic wastes 21.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Toxic wastes
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Chit chat 21.7.2014 Telegraph: Calcutta
Waste management
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Nitta Gelatin denies dumping hazardous waste 20.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Nitta Gelatin denies dumping hazardous waste
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Costa Concordia oil spill 'nothing to worry about' 20.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Italian government plays down environmental threat as operation begins to remove stricken cruise ship from island of Giglio Continue reading...
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‘Expired tear gas used in riot control by Sikkim Police’ 20.7.2014 Voice of Sikkim
20 July, Gangtok : Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on 19 July at Umarabad have strongly condemned the use of tear gas by police which was expired when canisters were examined. “Use of expired tear gas canisters is inhumane and a crime against humanity. The manufacturing label of a canister recovered from the site of the […]
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NGO seeks judicial probe into Alang deaths 17.7.2014 Hindu: National
Migrant workers living in “slave-like conditions”, says Toxics Watch
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Palakkad villages turn dumping yards 16.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Palakkad villages turn dumping yards
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Poisonous bright lights that Bengaluru doesn't know what to do with! 16.7.2014 Citizen Matters

CFL lights we use contains mercury, which needs careful treatment, in order not to contaminate water and environment. Is Bengaluru treating its CFL waste well? Citizen Matters tries to explore.

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Hospitals lag behind in biomedical waste management 16.7.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Hospitals lag behind in biomedical waste management
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Pueblo steel neighborhood seeks preservation 16.7.2014 Denver Post: News: Local
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A neighborhood in southeast Pueblo that once drew Eastern European steelworkers could now become a national historic ...
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Hewlett-Packard chairman Ralph Whitworth resigns to address health 15.7.2014 LA Times: Opinion
Ralph Whitworth, the activist investor who served as interim chairman of Hewlett-Packard Co., resigned from the computer maker's board and is taking a leave from his money management firm Relational Investors LLC to focus on his health.
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Facing A Toxic Dump In South Africa, He Cleaned Up 14.7.2014 NPR Health Science
Desmond D'Sa fought a landfill that took over a beautiful valley and sickened residents with its awful smell. He lost his job but won the battle — and the Goldman Environmental Prize.
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Stricken by 'cancer', slice of Singur cries for probe to establish truth 12.7.2014 Telegraph: Front Page
The cluster of mud-brick houses owned by the Panja family tells a tale of death behind many doors.
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From the scrapyard to your desktop 9.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
From the scrapyard to your desktop
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Thiruvananthapuram grapples with ever-growing pile of hazardous e-waste 9.7.2014 Hindu: News
The next iPhone is coming out in a few months’ time. Before the end of the year, televisions with till now unheard of technology and laptops thinner and lighter than anything in the market will be...
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Purdy: What a long (30 years), strange trip it's been 9.7.2014 San Jose Mercury News: Breaking News
San Jose Mercury News columnist Mark Purdy arrived in the Bay Area 30 years ago this week, and here's a look at his first column
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MPCA Proposes To Add 2 Sites To Superfund List 8.7.2014 WCCO: National
(credit: CBS)The proposed additions are the former Executive Cleaners site in Worthington in Nobles County of southwestern Minnesota, and the Spring Park Municipal Wells site in Spring Park near Lake Minnetonka in Hennepin County.
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For Superfund list, Minnesota pollution agency proposes 2 sites 8.7.2014 Twincities.com: Local

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is proposing to add two contaminated sites to the state's Superfund list.

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Minnesota wants more Superfund sites 8.7.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Samples from Spring Park's municipal water supply system found elevated levels of an industrial solvent.
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