User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Toxics
Last updated: Mar 04 2015 14:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Najafgarh drain embankment to be rebuilt to stop overflow 4.3.2015 Gurgaon - City - The Times of India
Senior officials of HUDA and the irrigation department have assured farmers, whose land has been ruined by waste water overflowing from the Najafgarh drain, of a solution.
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Thousands of dead fish wash up in Rio Olympic bay 28.2.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Thousands of dead fish wash up in Rio Olympic bay
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LAFD failed to inspect hundreds of hazardous sites, state says 28.2.2015 LA Times: Opinion
The Los Angeles Fire Department has failed to properly inspect hundreds of hazardous sites scattered across the city, exposing the public to increased risks from potential spills and mishandling of toxic substances, according to a state report released Friday.
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LAFD failed to properly inspect hundreds of hazardous sites, state says 28.2.2015 LA Times: Environment
The Los Angeles Fire Department has failed to properly inspect hundreds of hazardous sites scattered across the city, exposing the public to increased risks from potential spills and mishandling of toxic substances, according to a state report released Friday.
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Six More Wards in City ‘Clean’ 28.2.2015 newindianexpress.com
Dumping and burning of waste are not only illegal, but also very harmful for health, said Governor P Sathasivam
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'Bioremediation, a Green Solution to Eco Damage' 28.2.2015 The New Indian Express - Andhra Pradesh - http://newindianexpress.com/states/andhra_pradesh/
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NGT orders joint inspection into Uttarakhand's paper mill 27.2.2015 Zee News : States
 Expressing anguish over discharge of effluents, the National Green Tribunal today directed the central and Uttarakhand pollution control boards to jointly inspect Century Pulp and Paper mill at Nainital for releasing toxic liquid and solid waste into the reserve forest near it.
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Hundreds of pits filled with oil wastewater discovered in Kern County 27.2.2015 LA Times: Opinion
Unbeknown to state officials, oil producers in Kern County have been disposing of chemical-laden wastewater in hundreds of unlined trenches in the ground without proper permits, according to an inventory that regional water officials completed this week.
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Toxic Chemicals 26.2.2015 Govt of india: PIB
The Hazardous Waste (Management, Handling and Transboundary Movement) Rules 2008 do not permit import of any kind of hazardous waste for disposal in India. Insofar as ships coming to Alang shipyard for breaking are concerned, beaching permission is granted to any foreign ship only
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CM ‘assures’ residents over closure of Okhla treatment plant 26.2.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
CM ‘assures’ residents over closure of Okhla treatment plant
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CM ‘assures’ residents over closure of Okhla treatment plant 26.2.2015 Hindu: Home
Residents of Sukhdev Vihar, Okhla, claim that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal have ‘assured’ them on Wednesday to shut down the incinerator-based waste-to-energy plant operating in the vicinit...
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Government seeks ties with European nations on hazardous waste management 25.2.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Government seeks ties with European nations on hazardous waste management
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Govt seeks ties with European nations on hazardous waste management 25.2.2015 Zee News : India National
While India was "cleaner than other countries" in term of climate change impact at this stage of economy, there is concern over hazardous waste management and the country was looking for cooperation from European countries in the area.
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KSPCB to monitor pollutants from big industries live 24.2.2015 deccanherald.com
Taking its cue from the Bengaluru traffic police who monitor the happenings in their jurisdiction live on a big screen, the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has started checking in real time the management of effluents and pollutants by major industries across the State. The board has installed a large screen at its head office in Bengaluru, from where it will monitor the pollutants discharged by all industries. The centre has been named Enviro Care Centre. For the last two months, the KSPCB has been monitoring five major companies on a pilot basis. They are Biocon, Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL), Udupi Power Corporation Limited (UPCL), ACC Cements and Chettinad Cement. The system will be officially launched in a week. According to KSPCB officials, there are 261 industries (231 polluting and 30 hazardous waste, medical, biomedical and insinuator ones) across Karnataka which are categorised as 17 highly polluting ones. The industries to be monitored are pesticide, ...
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UNEP to evaluate UCIL cleanup, compensation 24.2.2015 TOI: All Headlines
UNEP to evaluate UCIL cleanup, compensation
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Readers4 23.2.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
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Scientist allays fears over INO project 23.2.2015 Hindu: Home
Says observatory is no weapons lab and will not release toxic substances
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Readers4 23.2.2015 Hindu: Kerala

Menace of plastic waste

The plastic waste menace is alarmingly high, mainly along the pocket roads of Kannur.They are also found on a large scale on the sides of the...
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EPA, CDPHE launch brainstorming for future of toxic Cotter mill 21.2.2015 Headlines: All Headlines
CAÑON CITY — One proposal for the future of Cotter Corp.'s toxic Colorado uranium mill would transform the site into an industrial hemp farm.
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Through the smog, darkly 20.2.2015 HBL: Features
With the world’s most toxic air, Delhi struggles to breathe. Although its challenges are many, going forward, the city must learn a few basic lessons from the past
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