User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Landfills
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3 Pilot Projects To Be Launched To Tackle Air Pollution In Delhi 13.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Ahead of the critical months of November and December when air quality dips to severe levels in Delhi, the Environment Ministry has lined up a host of measures to tackle dust pollution, including...
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SC slams 'superman' LG for inaction in clearing Delhi's 'mountains of garbage' 12.7.2018 Rediff: News
Referring to the "mountains of garbage" at the three landfill sites -- Ghazipur, Okhla and Bhalswa-- the court said no action has been taken by authorities, including the office of the LG due to which Delhi was facing the serious problem.
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On Delhi Garbage, Supreme Court's 'Superman' Snub To Lt Governor 12.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Supreme Court slams Lt Governor over Delhi garbage: "You say I have power, I am superman, but don't do anything"
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Supreme Court comes down hard against garbage mess in Delhi, waterlogging in Mumbai 10.7.2018 Zee News : India National
Supreme Court slapped fines on 10 states and two union territories for not filing their affidavits on their policies for solid waste management strategy.
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"Delhi Buried Under Garbage, Mumbai Sinking": Top Court Slams Government 10.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Delhi is getting buried under mounds of garbage and Mumbai is sinking under water, but the government is doing nothing, the Supreme Court said today. It fined 10 states and two union territories for...
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Mumbai sinking, Delhi being buried under garbage, but govt does nothing: SC 10.7.2018 Rediff: News
'When the courts intervene, we are attacked for judicial activism'
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Bengaluru’s enterprises win Swacch Bharat Urban awards 10.7.2018 Citizen Matters
The awards are a recognition for Saahas model of bulk waste management and Daily Dump model of miniature composting at homes. »
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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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Chennai Buzz: Updates on plastic ban, new sewage well in Besant Nagar and more 9.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Had a very busy week? Weren't able to catch all the news from your city? Never too late. Here's our quick wrap of some interesting headlines from the week gone by. »
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Green worship: These Chennai temples show the way by composting floral waste 28.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
By composting flowers and reusing wet waste generated in temples, they are preventing large quantities of waste from reaching landfills and choking water bodies. »
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Serbia must spend to tackle 'devastating' environmental problems: advisors 26.6.2018 Reuters: World News
BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbia's fiscal advisory council urged the government on Tuesday to begin investing 1.3 percent of GDP to tackle "devastating" environmental problems including air pollution and an acute lack of sewage treatment facilities.
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Fire on Transfer Trail forces evacuation of Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park 26.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A fire on the Western Slope has forced the evacuation of a popular Glenwood Springs amusement park.
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Greater Noida: Khodna Khurd locals meet District Magistrate over proposed landfill 26.6.2018 DNA: Money
Several residents of the Khodna Khurd village and its neighbouring areas met the District Magistrate (DM), on Monday, and raised their concerns over the construction of solid waste management site at the village saying that the newly proposed site is in violence of the Noida Authority’s master plan. The residents, in their letter submitted to the DM, said that the newly proposed site has not been selected in accordance with the waste management laws and as per the authority’s master plan. They also alleged that it will not only lead to the creation of a civic mess but will also cause of air, water and ground pollution and will also destroy the Surajpur wetland area. “The newly proposed site for the temporary disposal of solid waste from across the city will aggravate air pollution and will lead to groundwater contamination. The site is just 500 meters from the wetland which attracts thousands of birds every year,” said , an environmental activist and resident of Khodna Khurd. The residents further warned ...
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Morrisons brings back paper bags in latest fight against plastic 25.6.2018 BBC: Business
The supermarket will sell fruit and vegetables in paper bags as it tries to cut the use of plastics.
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For them, upkeep of Jheel Park trumps the smell 23.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
A group of 80-100 women meet twice a day to perform yoga at a park located near Bhalswa landfill
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‘Swachh Bharat’ award to a gated community in Alwarpet 22.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
This gated community in Alwarpet has received Swachh Bharat Mission award from Greater Chennai Corporation, for its solid waste management initiatives
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Solar persuaders 22.6.2018 BBC: Business
In India's desert state of Rajasthan, rural women are training as solar entrepreneurs, to bring power to those living off grid.
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Study Says A Giant Wave Of Plastic Garbage Could Flood The US 21.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A tidal wave of plastic trash will flood the world over the next decade, a new study says, and warnings are already blaring like sirens in the United States.
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How green are Kolkata’s luxury community buildings? 21.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Kolkata's green index is in a downward spiral. But the builders, organisations and residents are waking up to the reality, and that's the hope for better future. »
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Delhi's Air quality now 'satisfactory': Environment department 21.6.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
The air quality of the national Capital has been improving since the past week when dust storm had induced hazy conditions making the air unbreathable. Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Wednesday reviewed the air quality index (AQI) --- showing the levels of pollutants in the air --- stating that it was 'satisfactory'. "Ambient air quality index in the national Capital is showing continuous improvement," Hussain was told by officials of the environment department and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC). The minister noted that the AQI of Delhi stood at 157 at 2 pm on Wednesday with PM10 levels of 203.3 µg/m3and PM2.5 levels at 68.8 µg/m3 as per data released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). The data shows 'moderate' air quality. Hussain also reviewed the working of landfill sites. Secretary (Environment) informed the minister that effort is on promoting installation and enhancement of capacities of waste-to-energy plants, composting of the biotic waste and proper ...
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