User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste :: Hazardous Waste
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The struggle to escape one of the nation’s worst environmental disaster zones 21.8.2017 Washington Post
Decades ago, a housing complex was built on the former site of an Indiana lead factory. Eight years ago, it was named a Superfund site. One year ago, everyone was ordered to leave — but some residents are still stuck there.
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Vattenfall communal heating network taps into German cities' growth 17.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
VATTENFALL-GERMANY/DISTRICTHEAT (INTERVIEW, PIX):INTERVIEW-Vattenfall communal heating network taps into German cities' growth
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Stray dogs in Mumbai turn blue, thanks to industrial waste 14.8.2017 Zee News : States
Stray dogs in Navi Mumbai’s Taloja industrial area are turning bright blue in colour. Thanks to the untreated industrial waste that are being released into the Kasadi River.
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Threat of EPA funding cuts puts Pueblo Superfund site on front burner 14.8.2017 Denver Post: Local
President Donald Trump's determination to cut the budget of the Environmental Protection Agency by 30 percent could be the best thing that's happened to the Pueblo residents dealing with living in the Colorado Smelter Superfund study area.
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Teen killed in three-vehicle crash near Colorado Springs; 5 others injured 14.8.2017 Denver Post: Local
A Palmer High School student was killed in a three-vehicle, predawn crash Sunday on Interstate 25 just north of Briargate Parkway that injured five people, the Colorado State Patrol said.
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CSIR-Central Building Research Institute Roorkee, Uttarakhand Organizes Three-Day CSIR Platinum Jubilee TechnoFest 12.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug 11: Starting with the indelible ink, the hallmark of the nation's fabric, CSIR has left an indelible mark on every sphere of life. With an all-round approach towards R&D, CSIR reflects India in its diversity and heterogeneity.
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CSIR-Central Building Research Institute Roorkee, Uttarakhand Organizes Three-Day CSIR Platinum Jubilee TechnoFest 11.8.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Starting with the indelible ink, the hallmark of the nation’s fabric, CSIR has left an indelible mark on every sphere of life. With an all-round approach towards R&D, CSIR reflects India in its diversity and heterogeneity. From agriculture to aerospace, bio-sensors to bio-pharmaceuticals, chemicals to climate change
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Sponsored: Terminal 107 park: Hidden gem preserves past and future 9.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

A waterfront park, located along the Duwamish Waterway in South Elliott Bay, offers a window into Seattle’s history and a vision for a sustainable future. The Port of Seattle acquired this shoreline site in the late 1970s for industrial development. But the plans were waylaid when shells, bones of fish and birds, and cultural materials […]
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Water conservation 9.8.2017 Hindu: Opinion
In the Ganga Doab region, groundwater is heavily contaminated with heavy metal residue as a result of industrial waste. There are no checks on irrigation carried out using groundwater (“A gathering cr...
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Endangered Australian fish species are taking refuge in waste beer bottles for protection 8.8.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The spotted handfish walks along the Tasmanian seabed on long fins resembling hands and is the first marine species in the world to be classified as critically endangered.
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Drone testing finds some elevated pollutants at Army plant 8.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Researchers have flown a drone into the plumes of smoke from the burning of hazardous waste at an Army ammunition plant in Virginia and found higher-than-expected levels of arsenic, lead and other pollutants. That’s according to a draft report on the testing conducted last year by several government agencies at the […]
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Questions Linger For Public Housing Residents Who Lived At A Superfund Site 7.8.2017 NPR: Morning Edition
It's been a year since 1,100 residents of a public housing complex in Northwest Indiana learned they'd have to move due to high levels of lead in their soil. There still are contamination threats.
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Toxic waste from U.S. pot farms alarms experts 6.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
USA-MARIJUANA/ENVIRONMENT (FEATURE, PIX):FEATURE-Toxic waste from U.S. pot farms alarms experts
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Regulations lower pollution in the Tamirabharani: Research 4.8.2017 Hindu: News
“Faecal coliform content this year was much lesser than the previous years”
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Scott Pruitt says EPA “walked away” from Colorado after Gold King spill, commits to making Silverton clean-up a priority 4.8.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says his agency "walked away" from Colorado after the Gold King Mine spill under the Obama administration, vowing to make a cleanup of abandoned mines around Silverton a priority.
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Government of Canada awards contract for disposal of navy ships 4.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
GATINEAU, QC, Aug. 4, 2017 : The Government of Canada is ensuring that the disposal of ships is environmentally responsible, creates jobs and brings economic opportunities to communities across Canada.
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Failure to segregate waste at home may cost you 3.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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The Energy 202: How Pruitt's hustle to deregulate the EPA may bite him 1.8.2017 Washington Post: Politics
A methane gas court ruling last night shows why.
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The Energy 202: Energy bill could be Trump's first big win 31.7.2017 Washington Post: Politics
One of its sponsors is Lisa Murkowski.
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Don’t refuse the refuse 31.7.2017 Hindu: Arts
To look at waste as a resource is not a luxury anymore but a necessity. For 16 years, Saahas has been a facilitator in the process
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