User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Incinerators
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Municipality ordered to stop installation of incinerator 26.2.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Action following inspection of waste dumping yard at North Kalamassery
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Perungudi and Kodungaiyur yards | A way out of dumping garbage 25.2.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
This is touted as a solution to stop dumping of waste in Perungudi and Kodungaiyur yards.
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Tumakuru declared Open Defecation Free+ 24.2.2020 Hindu: Bangalore
It becomes the second city in the State to get this tag
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Tumakuru gets ODF+ tag 24.2.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
The Centre has declared Tumakuru city as Open Defecation Free+ (ODF+) city. It becomes the second city in the State to get the tag in 2019-2020. In 20
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Op-Ed: More than 90% of U.S. plastic waste is never recycled. Here's how we can change that 21.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A new bill in Congress would put the onus on plastic manufacturers to solve the plastic pollution crisis, making them design and run waste and recycling programs.

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Chennai Buzz: Coronavirus treatment only at govt hospitals | Treated water for vertical gardens | HC warning to unauthorised construction by hospitals…and more 9.2.2020 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A round-up of some of the most important headlines from the city over the last week
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Child car seats: Why is it so hard to recycle them? 13.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
Children under 12 must use a car seat, but many parents struggle to dispose of them responsibly afterwards.
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Army Clears Over 130 Tonne Of Garbage From World's Highest Battlefield 11.12.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Braving harsh cold and treacherous terrain, men in olive green undertook a mini-marathon to clear Siachen area, the world's highest battlefield, of plastic waste and other garbages.
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In a first in State, Jiribam gets sanitary napkin vending machines 6.11.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
In a first in State, Jiribam gets sanitary napkin vending machines
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Minnesota officials burn, bury, worry as chronic wasting spreads 8.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
There is no perfect, affordable way to dispose of deer carcasses potentially infected with chronic wasting disease. Crow Wing County offers a look at the stark challenges some Minnesota communities face as they try to keep the disease in check and control the environmental contamination.
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The incinerator and the ski slope tackling waste 4.10.2019 BBC: Technology
Billed the world’s cleanest waste-to-energy plant, Denmark's Copenhill project had a troubled start.
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Opinion: Seven things you probably don't know about L.A.'s smog 2.10.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Smog killed L.A.'s farms and other facts about our toxic air.

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Marriott Hotels Ditching Small Plastic Toiletry Bottles 29.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Marriott International, the world's largest hotel chain, said Wednesday it was ditching single-use toiletry bottles as part of plans to reduce its environmental impact.
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Guv leads Swachhta initiatives at GU 25.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Guv leads Swachhta initiatives at GU
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Andover reckons with past pollution as landfill’s hazardous waste cleanup begins 24.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In the 1970s, Minnesota allowed hazardous waste to be dumped at a site in what was then the far outskirts of the Twin Cities. Today, the landfill is surrounded by homes, ball fields and a creek. The state is paying $22 million to clean it up.
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Chennai Buzz: HC slams illegal water extraction | City gets solid waste incinerator | Rise in cases under POCSO … and more 22.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Water, waste, crime -- a round-up of the most important headlines from various beats in your city over the past one week
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China city puts incinerator project on hold after protests - state media 9.7.2019 Reuters: World News
The city of Wuhan in central China has put a controversial garbage-burning power plant on hold and promised not to proceed without the approval of residents, the Global Times newspaper said on Tuesday, following days of protests.
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Wuhan protests: Incinerator plan sparks mass unrest 8.7.2019 BBC: World
Wuhan joins a list of Chinese cities getting angry over environmental issues.
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US top of the garbage pile in global waste crisis 3.7.2019 BBC: Science
The US is the world's top producer of waste per head of population, and one of the worst at recycling.
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Essential California: Golden State Killer case's twisted, painful path 11.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Tuesday, June 11, and I’m writing from Los Angeles.

A little over a year ago, a 72-year-old former cop was at home in the Sacramento suburbs. He had a roast in the oven and was tinkering on a woodworking project in the garage...

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