User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste :: Hazardous Waste
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The EPA has to start somewhere 18.12.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
The EPA has to start somewhere
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Electronic items enter the scene 16.12.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Residents of neighbourhoods in and around Anna Nagar have started a community initiative for responsible disposal of e-waste
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New ₹400-cr effluent treatment plant to come up in Kanpur 15.12.2017 Hindu: Energy & Environment
Junking Uttar Pradesh government’s proposal to displace Kanpur’s tanneries, the Union water resources ministry has decided to commission a common effluent treatment plant there to address pollution ...
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Don’t turn Grand Staircase-Escalante into another industrial wasteland 14.12.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Don’t turn Grand Staircase-Escalante into another industrial wasteland
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The Energy 202: Ryan Zinke rebuffed for retweet 11.12.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Ryan Zinke rebuffed for retweet
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Change in attitude needed to manage waste, says DC 10.12.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Indo-U.S. workshop begins
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EPA lists 21 toxic Superfund sites that need 'immediate and intense' cleanup 9.12.2017 Washington Post
EPA lists 21 toxic Superfund sites that need 'immediate and intense' cleanup
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Gold King Mine, surrounding sites among EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s list of Superfund priorities 9.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The Gold King Mine and surrounding mining sites around the southwest Colorado town of Silverton are on a list of Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's priorities for federal cleanup.
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Snowboarder dies three days after hitting tree at Keystone Resort 9.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
A snowboarder died three days after losing control and hitting a tree at Keystone Ski Resort on Saturday, Dec. 2, the first death at a Summit County ski area so far this season.
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The Energy 202: Hurricanes could sweep in carbon-capture projects in Gulf Coast. But the tax overhaul could stop them 4.12.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The debate is over a financial tool called public activity bonds.
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There's No Cold War at the Poles 1.12.2017 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
World peace reigns in both the Arctic and the Antarctic
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Designs that sustain 28.11.2017 Hindu: Youth
Young designer-entrepreneur Sayesha Sachdev wants to make a difference through her stylishly sustainable design
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Rettai Vaickal set to get fresh lease of life 22.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Massive desilting drive launched
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What Mumbai’s neighbours do with their waste 20.11.2017 Hindu: Home
In a continuation of our series on garbage segregation, we look at how some of the city’s neighbouring municipalities dispose of their trash Navi Mumbai: A step forward In the area of waste segregatio...
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Not a single lake tested can be used for drinking water or bathing 19.11.2017 Hindu: Home
This is the first of a two-part series that looks at the draft report presented by Environmental Management & Policy Research Institute (EMPRI). For the first time ever, almost every water body in the city has been studied rather comprehensively. And the news is not good
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'It is not impossible to clean the Ganga, but it's very difficult' 19.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
About five years ago, when Financial Times journalist and author Victor Mallet began living in Delhi, he was shocked to discover that the Yamuna -- "this beautiful river of Indian legend and art" -- was chocked with untreated sewage and industrial waste after it had passed through the city on its way to Mathura, Agra and on to join the Ganga at Allahabad. He wondered "how a river so sacred to so many Indians could also be so polluted and neglected" and then set out to record the plight of the Ganga.
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The superbugs of Hyderabad 18.11.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Effluent from pharmaceutical companies contain high concentrations of antibiotics that are turning the city’s lakes and sewers into breeding grounds of drug-resistant superbugs. Priyanka Pulla reports on a terrifying threat that could hasten the end of the antibiotic era
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The Daily 202: How EPA chief Scott Pruitt wants to redefine ‘environmentalism’ 17.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
In an interview, Pruitt explains why he wants to partner with the businesses he regulates.
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City’s start-up aims to recycle e-waste from households 17.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Non-functional mobile phone chargers, adaptors, calculators, old wires, bulbs, printers, and toners are all part of the e-waste generated at offices, industries, and even households. These mostly get...
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AP EXPLAINS: Farm runoff and the worsening algae plague 16.11.2017 AP National
Harmful algae blooms have become a top water polluter, fueled by fertilizers washing into lakes, streams and oceans. Federal and state programs have spent billions of dollars on cost-sharing payments to farmers to help prevent nutrient runoff, yet the problem is worsening in many places. Here's a look at the algae menace and what's being done:...
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