User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Toxics
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West Bengal Pollution Body To Set Up More Monitoring Stations In Kolkata 15.10.2018 NDTV News - Cities
The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) is organising campaigns across schools in the state to create awareness about greenhouse gas emissions and will set up five more pollution monitoring...
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Cabinet approves Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Finland on Environmental Cooperation 10.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modihas approved Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Finland on Environmental Cooperation. The Memorandum of Cooperation will enable establishment and promotion of closer and long-term cooperation between the two countries in the field of environment protection and management of natural resources on the basis of equity, reciprocity and mutual benefits, taking into account the applicable laws and legal provisions in each country.
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DMK, Other Tamil Nadu Parties Urge Green Court For Sterlite Plant Closure 6.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Tamil Nadu parties, including the main opposition DMK and also an anti-Sterlite body on Friday urged a panel set up by the National Green Tribunal to recommend endorsing the state's closure of...
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North Carolina river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal ash dump 23.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Gray muck was flowing into the Cape Fear River on Saturday from the site of a dam breach at a North Carolina power plant where an old coal ash dump had been inundated by Florence's floodwaters.
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Abundant Opportunities for Australian Superfunds to Invest In India : Suresh Prabhu 18.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
A five member delegation of Australian Superfunds called on Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu here today. During the meeting, the Minister   highlighted  the potential of Indian growth story and  assured them of stability and certainty of business in long term.
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Coal ash landfill collapses in North Carolina after torrential rain from Florence 16.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Duke Energy said Saturday night that heavy rains from Florence caused a slope to collapse at a coal ash landfill at a closed power station near the North Carolina coast.
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Residents Fume As Toxic Froth Builds Up In Lake Near Bengaluru 29.8.2018 NDTV News - South
A lake near Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy's constituency on the outskirts of Bengaluru is releasing what villagers claim to be toxic froth as a result of dumping by industries. Farmers say...
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Ramsey County leaders OK huge development on site of former Twin Cities ammo plant 29.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Ramsey County Board has given the green light to Rice Creek Commons -- a mix of homes and businesses planned for the site of the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant.
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It’s a mountain… It’s a plateau… Oh no, it’s a garbage dump! 28.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Driving past the Bhalswa landfill, often described as Delhi's 'flaming hell', a Bengaluru resident is shocked, and urges all citizens to introspect and take immediate action to reduce waste and save our cities.
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Path To Recovery Could Be Long, Says Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan 27.8.2018 NDTV News - India-news
In Kerala, floodwaters have receded and people are now trying to return home. Patanamthitta district of Kerala is one of the worst hit. CRPF personnel have been helping people in Kerala remove toxic...
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Inside the most dangerous parts of Sellafield 27.8.2018 BBC: Technology
A look at the technology being used in the clean-up operation at the Sellafield nuclear plant.
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Bosnia police detain coke plant manager after environmental breaches 24.8.2018 Reuters: Money News
Bosnia's regional police on Friday detained the general manager of the Balkans' leading metallurgical coke producer Global Ispat Koksna Industrija Lukavac (GIKIL) which was ordered to halt operations the previous day accused of environmental ...
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Delhi’s Qutb Minar has competition … from tower of garbage! 18.8.2018 Citizen Matters
46 percent of municipal solid waste generated in the capital is left unprocessed. Landfill sites are filled beyond capacity, with the height of Ghazipur dump now just eight metres less than that of the national monument. A parliamentary panel has taken strong exception to the inaction of the environment ministry and the Delhi government.
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Congress Lawmaker Threatens With Jal Samadhi Over River Pollution 7.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A Congress MLA on Monday threatened to take jal samadhi in Bhadar River in Gujarat's Rajkot district claiming that textile dyeing units were polluting it with untreated effluents.
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Most tear gas shell fired to disperse protestors were expired 22.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Most tear gas shell fired to disperse protestors were expired
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One of Colorado’s worst Superfund sites has been cleaned up, but the state’s on the hook for $2M a year to keep it that way 10.7.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
After 27 years of EPA control, Colorado is preparing to take over the full financial burden -- a forever bill for $2 million a year -- of a high-mountain cyanide gold mine that became one of the West's worst environmental disasters.
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EPA announces $75 million in funding for Pueblo’s Smelter Superfund cleanup 7.7.2018 Denver Post: Local
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a new funding strategy to expedite the cleanup of Pueblo's Smelter Superfund site which will significantly reduce residential exposure to lead and other heavy metals.
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Scandal-plagued EPA administrator Pruitt resigns 6.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
President Donald Trump says he has accepted the resignation of scandal-plagued Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt.
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Tata Motors’ 2 plants honoured for green initiatives 2.7.2018 Central Chronicle » Business
New Delhi, Tata Motors’ announced that its Sanand and Pantnagar plants have been awarded Platinum Certification at CII’s GreenCo Summit 2018 held at Chennai, a statement said here on Monday. The GreenCo Platinum Certification was based on the recently concluded assessment by a two-step evaluation process based on ten environmental parameters such as Water Management, Water […]
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Prabhu invites Australian Superfunds to invest in India 27.6.2018 Sify Finance
Addressing representatives of about 25 Australian Superfunds, who have huge investible assets, Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday invited them to invest in India.
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