User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste :: Hazardous Waste
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Socially-conscious e-waste warrior aims at Bengaluru cleanup 25.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a mushrooming urban landscape where waste disposal is becoming big business, meet one of India's new breed of waste warriors -- Saahas Zero Waste (SZW) is an enterprise with the motto of making maximum social impact in the area of sustainable urban development.
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Indians to live in urban areas by 2050, wastes to grow 5% per year 25.6.2017 News
An ASSOCHAM report says poorly managed wastes impact economy and growth in the long run
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City artists show how to upcycle waste artistically 25.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
City artists show how to upcycle waste artistically
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Cash crunch stalls renovation of temple tanks 22.6.2017 Hindu: Home
For a department that manages over 33,000 temples, lack of funds is something that plagues the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department day-in and day-out. Be it the renovation of a temple...
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EPA prepares to slowly dam toxic mine waste leaking from Red and Bonita Mine at 300 gallons per minute 22.6.2017 Denver Post: Local
Shutting the bulkhead inside the Red and Bonita Mine is a huge test on mountains where miners who penetrated fissures and groundwater pathways left behind the geologic equivalent of Swiss cheese.
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Report: Dangerous chemical could threaten reservoir 19.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

RINGWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A new report says that a dangerous chemical detected in groundwater near a Superfund site in New Jersey could pose a threat to a nearby reservoir that provides drinking water to as many as 3.5 million people. The report by the Jacobs engineering firm for the Wanaque Reservoir operators recommends treating […]
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The Energy 202: California scores its first big environmental victory of the Trump era 19.6.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: California scores its first big environmental victory of the Trump era
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Adityanath gives nod to CBI probe into Gomti River Front project 19.6.2017 News
95% of budget allocated for the cause had been spent yet less than 60% of work was completed
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EPA chief vows to speed up the cleaning of toxic Superfund sites. Communities wonder how. 19.6.2017 Washington Post
In a St. Louis suburb that is home to a nuclear waste dump, residents are skeptical of Scott Pruitt’s promise to prioritize the federal cleanup program, which the Trump administration has proposed slashing funding for by 30 percent. “My biggest fear is he’s just going to put a Band-Aid on it,” one said.
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Jaisalmer to shun plastic, use recycled sari bags 19.6.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Letter: What was missing in Scotland 18.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
I just spent two weeks touring Scotland, the loveliest country I’ve seen yet. Breathtaking highways, lakes, forests and mountains. Immaculate dairy and sheep farms. But, as we traveled, I felt strangely uncomfortable. There was something missing. Suddenly I realized what it was: No auto junkyards, no industrial wastelands, no litter, no scrap-laden farms with cattle jammed into their own filth. And, most of all, no billboards advertising burgers, booze and breast reductions. Shocked, I couldn’t... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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The Energy 202: EPA's budget finds unexpected defenders in Congress 16.6.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: EPA's budget finds unexpected defenders in Congress
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Trump's EPA wants to focus on Superfund cleanups. Will its plans take climate change into account? 14.6.2017 LA Times: Nation

The pioneers who built Seattle polluted and plumbed the lower Duwamish River for a century, straightening its wild curves and saturating its sediment with toxic chemicals from an asphalt plant, Boeing manufacturing facilities and other industries.

The damage was so severe that the last five miles...

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Cleaning Up the Superfund Mess 13.6.2017 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Obama put climate gestures above toxic waste remedies.
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Focus on creating job opportunities 9.6.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Big push for private investment 9.6.2017 Hindu: National
Draft industrial policy extends patronage to public sector undertakings
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Centre of Excellence holds 1st training for green building 8.6.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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More than 5,000 claims in $375 million Rocky Flats settlement “appear to be valid” 8.6.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
More than 10,000 property owners who lived downwind of the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant have filed claims in a $375 million class-action lawsuit against the facility's operators, and so far about half "appear to be valid claims," the attorney overseeing the case said Wednesday.
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CM Siddaramaiah to forest department: Crores planted, but where have all those saplings gone? 6.6.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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NMMC comes up with red bins for e-waste, hazardous waste 6.6.2017 Hindu: News
Three bins placed at civic body headquarters, Wonders Park and Inorbit Mall
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