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Category: Toxics
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AT&T pays California $23.8 million for improper waste disposal; other companies investigated 21.11.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Hindustan Zinc to construct bio-toilets in 152 schools 20.11.2014 New Kerala: India News
Udaipur, Nov 20 : In another sanitation project that enjoins Prime Minister Narendra Modi's clean India campaign, Hindustan Zinc has said it will soon construct bio-toilets in 152 schools in Rajasthan.
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Hindustan Zinc to construct bio-toilets in 152 schools 20.11.2014 All News-IANS Stories
In another sanitation project that enjoins Prime Minister Narendra Modi's clean India campaign, Hindustan Zinc has said it will soon construct bio-toilets in 152 schools in Rajasthan.
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Hindustan Zinc to construct bio-toilets in 152 schools 20.11.2014 Sify Finance
In another sanitation project that enjoins Prime Minister Narendra Modi's clean India campaign, Hindustan Zinc has said it will soon construct bio-toilets in 152 schools in Rajasthan.
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Every poisonous breath we take... 19.11.2014 Deccan Herald - New Delhi
Satpal Singh was forced to make a stop at a water storage facility, before leaving for work on Wednesday morning after he found the tap water at his flat full of mud. The water storage unit, a facility of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB), provides water to several areas in south-east Delhi, including the posh Kalkaji locality where Singh and many more like him believe that the muddy water is one of the problems faced by people due to the dust that envelops the entire area. "There are times when water purification units installed at our homes fail to filter the water," Singh told Metrolife while standing guard at the 15,000 litre water storage tank. A DJB official who was busy pouring chlorine into the same tank said that two-three litres of the chemical has to be mixed in the water to ensure it is fit for usage. "The water does not have a great quality and the dust makes it worse. Even though the storage unit is foolproof and there are hardly any chances of external toxic agents entering into the tank, the dust ...
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Parks activist Peter Gove receives conservationist award 18.11.2014 Star Tribune: Local
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Interpol launches first appeal for environmental fugitives 17.11.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

International agency targets dangerous fugitives, suspected of environmental crimes worth hundreds of millions of dollars

Interpol has launched its first ever appeal for public help in catching nine fugitives suspected of environmental crimes costing hundreds of millions of dollars and catapulting the issue to the forefront of international law enforcement.

The nine suspects are wanted for a list of crimes ranging from mass illegal logging in Indonesia to rhinoceros poaching in Swaziland and the trafficking of two tonnes of ivory in Kenya.

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Jindal Kalinganagar plant sealed 16.11.2014 Orissa News, Bhubaneshwar News, Bhubaneshwar City News | Times of India Orissa City News
The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) on Saturday slapped closure notice on Jindal Stainless Limited (JSL) plant at Kalinganagar industrial hub in Jajpur district and sealed it.
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Law Ministry’s objection delays scheme again 13.11.2014 HBL: Home
For the second time around, the Law Ministry has put a spoke in the wheel to the progress of the scheme for allowing nationalised banks to restructure their capital base. According...
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A night to remember 13.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
A night to remember
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L.A. County considers legal action to shut down Exide plant 13.11.2014 LA Times: Opinion
Los Angeles County is considering legal action against a Vernon battery recycler accused of threatening the health of nearby residents with its lead and arsenic emissions.
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A night to remember 12.11.2014 Hindu: History & Culture
An exhibition documents the 30-year fight for justice for survivors of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy
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A toxic Sutlej: Who is to blame? 12.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
A toxic Sutlej: Who is to blame?
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Petition in NGT on toxic discharge 12.11.2014 TOI: Delhi Times
Jai Hind, a Meerut-based NGO, on Tuesday filed an application with National Green Tribunal on water contamination caused by industrial ...
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Bhopal tragedy mementos bring back memories, tears 11.11.2014 Chennai News, Tamil News, Chennai City News, Tamil Nadu News | TOI City News
On that fateful night of December 2, 1984, Bismillah Bee ran with her three-year old child, to escape the plumes of smoke emanating from the gas explosion. The child died in her ...
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Reader’s mail 10.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Reader’s mail
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Students, teachers take up Swachh Abhiyan 10.11.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Students, teachers take up Swachh Abhiyan
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Balkan 'Wild Beauty' Montenegro faces waste disposal woes threatening booming tourism, EU bid 10.11.2014 Star Tribune: World
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Exide ordered to clean up homes tainted by battery plant 7.11.2014 LA Times: Top News
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Neeri mobile van for pollution check 7.11.2014 Nagpur News, Nagpur City News | Cities News - Times of India
To create awareness in public and industries which contribute to air pollution, city-based National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (Neeri) has come up with a mobile van which will carry the state-of-the-art equipment to monitor the levels of gases released from industries and ...
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