User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Toxics
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Maharashtra Pollution Control Board issues closure notice to 2 industries 30.7.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Maharashtra Pollution Control Board issues closure notice to 2 industries
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New Mercury Law For Minnesota Begins Friday 30.7.2014 WCCO: National
hot, temperatures, thermometer, genericMakers of thermostats that contain mercury will now be taking on greater responsibility for keeping their products out of the garbage and sewer system, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announced Tuesday.
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e-waste recycling turns water, soil toxic 29.7.2014 Hindu: Cities
Extremely high levels of heavy metals found in samples from Loni and Mandoli
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Shoddy e-waste recycling poisoning soil and water 28.7.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
The rudimentary method of recycling electronic waste in two major recycling hubs in the NCR has created a water and soil pollution ...
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Costa Concordia completes final voyage to scrap yard 28.7.2014 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship limped into the Italian port of Genoa on Sunday to be scrapped two-and-a-half years after it capsized in a tragedy that claimed 32 lives.
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Dumping Untreated Waste on the Sly Part of the Problem 28.7.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Pope Francis renews attack on mafia in region scarred by toxic waste 27.7.2014 FirstPost: World

ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis called for nature to be protected from criminal abuse on Saturday during a visit in the southern Italian town of Caserta, near Naples, in a region long blighted by illegal toxic waste dumps and the pervasive grip of the Camorra mafia. During a televised open air mass before around 200,000 people, Francis said that the love of God meant respecting life, the environment and nature.

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Pope Francis renews attack on mafia in region scarred by toxic waste 27.7.2014 Hindustan Times: World
Pope Francis called for nature to be protected from criminal abuse on Saturday during a visit in the southern Italian town of Caserta near Naples in a region long blighted by illegal toxic waste dumps and the pervasive grip of the Camorra ...
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Oil drilling in North Dakota raises concerns about radioactive waste 27.7.2014 LA Times: Nation
Every weekday, about a dozen large garbage trucks peel away from the oil boom that has spread through western North Dakota to bump along a gravel road to the McKenzie County landfill.
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Pope visits southern Italian stronghold of Mafiosi who poisoned farmlands, calls for courage 26.7.2014 Star Tribune: World
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Restrictions on idol immersion in Puducherry 25.7.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Restrictions on idol immersion in Puducherry
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Readers' letters 25.7.2014 San Jose Mercury News: Letters
Letters from Mercury News readers.
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Has Law to Prohibit Manual Scavenging Been Implemented, High Court Asks Civic Agencies 25.7.2014 NDTV
The Delhi High Court has sought response from municipal agencies, especially the Delhi Jal Board (DJB), on whether they have complied with the provisions of the 2013 law prohibiting employment of ...
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Adityapur waste plant gets green light 24.7.2014 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
Decks have finally been cleared for starting construction of the hazardous waste management facility, one of the three components of the ambitious Rs 65-crore auto cluster project, in Adityapur in Seraikela-Kharsawan district.
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Keralite discovers new 'oil eating' bacteria 24.7.2014 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
Keralite discovers new 'oil eating' bacteria
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‘Avoid pollution during idol immersion' 24.7.2014 Hindu: Cities
The Puducherry Pollution Control Committee has asked the public to follow a set of guidelines for immersion of idols in waterbodies during Vinayaka Chathurthi coming towards the end of August to pr...
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Needed: a Department of Toxic Substances Control worthy of its name 24.7.2014 LA Times: Commentary
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control has been a called an agency in "turmoil" by its own former director. Multiple reports and investigations in recent years have described a department unwilling or unable to enforce environmental laws or to properly regulate hazardous waste...
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Chemical units, brewery pollute Pondy's only water source 23.7.2014 TOI: All Headlines
Chemical units, brewery pollute Pondy's only water source
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Breakthrough by Scientist Hailing from City 23.7.2014 newindianexpress.com
Dr R B Smitha discovered one new species of Pseudomonas and two new species of Burkholderia, widely known as good biodegraders of toxic and tough compounds. Smitha is a scientist with the Malabar Botanical Garden in Kozhikode, an institution under the KSCSTE
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Kerala scientist finds 'oil-eating' bacteria 22.7.2014 All News-IANS Stories
A scientist from Kerala has discovered three new species of oil-degrading bacteria from industrial waste.
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