User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Incinerators
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Pollution board issues closure notice to mill 27.5.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Pollution board issues closure notice to mill
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Two more bio-med waste incinerators in city 17.5.2016 deccanherald.com
The government will set up five more incinerators in the state, including 2 in the city, to handle bio-medical waste, Forest, Environment and Ecology Minister Ramanath Rai said on Tuesday. He was speaking at the inauguration of a day-long session on 'Innovative Methods of Management of Discarded Medicines,' organised by Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) and Satva Health Solutions Private Limited. He said, three of the incinerators will be set up on a pilot basis in Bengaluru Rural, Kolar and Chikkaballapur by May end. KSPCB chairman Lakshman said Karnataka generates 82 tonnes of bio-medical waste every day, 50% of which is from Bengaluru. The existing incinerators in Bengaluru (Kanakapura Road, Hoskote and Dobbspet) are unable to handle the load. They handle 25 kg waste per hour and work for 8-10 hours a day. Two more will be set up, in Bengaluru south and east, 30 km away from the city. No complaints There are no complaints from people in the vicinity of the incinerators as waste is burnt ...
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Chinese city halts petrochemical plant study after protests 11.5.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

BEIJING (AP) — A coastal city in eastern China has called off preliminary studies for a petrochemical plant after residents protested over the feared environmental impact. The decision by the government of Longkou in Shandong province appears to mark the latest victory in a growing wave of popular opposition to garbage incinerators and industrial plants […]
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Girls to get sanitary pads from school kiosks at 2 28.4.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Girls to get sanitary pads from school kiosks at 2
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2nd Chinese city in a week halts trash incinerator plans 28.4.2016 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

BEIJING (AP) — For the second time in a week, a Chinese city has announced it would halt plans for a garbage incinerator project following angry protests by residents that underscore growing concern over threats to public health. The government of Nanxian (NAN’-she-ahn) in the southern province of Hunan said Thursday in a public notice […]
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2nd Chinese city in a week halts trash incinerator plans 28.4.2016 Washington Post: World
For the second time in a week, a Chinese city has announced it would halt plans for a garbage incinerator project following angry protests by residents.
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Tata zoo leopard breathes her last 27.4.2016 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
Spotted beauty Sheeba, the 15-year-old female leopard of Tata Steel Zoological Park, Jamshedpur, has left for the great blue yonder.
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Ohkla incinerator chokes Capital 24.4.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Ohkla incinerator chokes Capital
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China trash incinerator project called off after protests 23.4.2016 Washington Post: World
Authorities in eastern China have halted plans to build a trash incinerator after rowdy street protests by residents and the arrests of four people.
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China trash incinerator project called off after protest 22.4.2016 Washington Post: World
Authorities in eastern China say they have halted plans to build a trash incinerator after rowdy street protests by residents and arrests of two women.
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China trash incinerator project called off after protest 22.4.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in eastern China say they have halted plans to build a trash incinerator after rowdy street protests by residents and arrests of two women. The Haiyan county government in Zhejiang province said in a statement Friday that residents began to gather illegally Wednesday and blocked roads. It says the demonstration escalated […]
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Tooele residents concerned about pending Stericycle move, possibility of more pollution 20.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Gina Cooley moved to Erda in 2014 after her pediatrician advised her that pollution from a medical-waste incinerator in North Salt Lake could be the source of her then-4-year-old son’s near-daily headaches. That same year, Stericycle also decided to move to Tooele County. Cooley heard about the relocation only after the decision was final, she said. And before Monday’s public hearing on the proposed facility’s air-quality permit, she was under the impression the facility would be farther away fr...
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Kumaun University's Project to synthesise Graphene from plastic waste gets nod from NMHS 17.4.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Kumaun University's Project to synthesise Graphene from plastic waste gets nod from NMHS
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Fire breaks out at industrial estate in Kumbalgodu 16.4.2016 Hindu: Bangalore
A hazardous waste incineration unit of the KIADB Industrial area in Kumbalgodu of Mysore Road here caught fire on Friday evening.The Fire and Emergency Services personnel rushed 11 tenders to douse th...
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Agra's lone bio-medical waste disposal plant to shut down 11.4.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Agra's lone bio-medical waste disposal plant to shut down
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While Agra is spruced up for royal visit, lone bio-medical waste disposal plant to shut down 11.4.2016 TOI: All Headlines
While Agra is spruced up for royal visit, lone bio-medical waste disposal plant to shut down
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Making it easier for the disabled to have access 9.4.2016 Hindu: News
The public toilet at the old concourse and near the main exit of Chennai Central station has been made disabled-friendly. The toilet has some women-friendly features too.There are two dedicated toilet...
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Radioactive boars run wild in Fukushima 8.4.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Radioactive boars run wild in Fukushima
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Villagers demand closure of bio-medical incinerator unit 8.4.2016 Hindu: News
They threaten to boycott Assembly election
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Steps taken up for second medical college : Dr Ibomcha 4.4.2016 Manipur: E-Pao
Steps taken up for second medical college : Dr Ibomcha
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