User: dharmesh Topic: Urban Waste
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Last updated: Nov 14 2018 14:50 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Fighting the international fly tippers 14.11.2018 BBC News - US & Canada
How environmental campaigners battled to stop the Khian Sea from dumping America's hazardous waste in Haiti
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EPCA extends ban on construction activities, industries and entry of heavy vehicles till Nov 12 10.11.2018 Zee News : India National
The Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) on Saturday wrote to Delhi Chief Secretary urging to extend the ban on industries using coal and biomass in the national capital due to high pollution levels.
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No time to breathe clean? Environment ministers of 4 states skip key meeting 2.11.2018 Zee News : India National
Steps taken by states to control stubble burning "are far from satisfactory", Union minister Harsh Vardhan said on Thursday as environment ministers of four states around Delhi, including Haryana and Punjab, where the practice is rampant, skipped a crucial meet to discuss measures to stop air pollution levels from deteriorating further.
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10 Day Long Clean Air Campaign Launched In Delhi and Four Major NCR Cities. 1.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
An aggressive ten day long Clean Air Campaign from 01st to 10th November, 2018 was launched today in Delhi by Union Environment Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan. To monitor and report polluting activities as well as to ensure quick action, 52 teams were jointly flagged off by Union Minister for Environment, Forest &Climate Change and the Minister from Government of Delhi.
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10 Day Long Clean Air Campaign Launched In Delhi and Four Major NCR Cities 1.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
An aggressive ten day long Clean Air Campaign from 01st to 10th November, 2018 was launched today in Delhi by Union Environment Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan. To monitor and report polluting activities as well as to ensure quick action, 52 teams were jointly flagged off by Union Minister for Environment, Forest &Climate Change and the Minister from Government of Delhi.
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The food on your plate: Is it safe? Is it organic? 11.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
While organic fruits, vegetables and staples are much sought-after especially in metro cities like Bengaluru, consumers are often not able to verify the quality of the produce. What makes it ‘organic’ and how can we check?
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Cabinet approves Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Finland on Environmental Cooperation 10.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modihas approved Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Finland on Environmental Cooperation. The Memorandum of Cooperation will enable establishment and promotion of closer and long-term cooperation between the two countries in the field of environment protection and management of natural resources on the basis of equity, reciprocity and mutual benefits, taking into account the applicable laws and legal provisions in each country.
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The Swedish wasteland that's now a sustainability star 3.10.2018 BBC: Business
Does Stockholm's world-famous eco-neighbourhood really offer a template for green urban living?
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Abundant Opportunities for Australian Superfunds to Invest In India : Suresh Prabhu 18.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
A five member delegation of Australian Superfunds called on Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu here today. During the meeting, the Minister   highlighted  the potential of Indian growth story and  assured them of stability and certainty of business in long term.
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'Monster' Hurricane Florence nears Carolina coast 12.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Forecasters said Florence was expected to blow ashore late Thursday or early Friday, then slow down and dump 1 to 2 1/2 feet of rain that could cause flooding well inland and wreak environmental havoc by washing over industrial waste sites and hog farms.
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How an artist in Pune is trying to save the city’s dying ‘Muthai’ 6.9.2018 Citizen Matters
Pune-based artist Madhavi Kolte has always used her art for the cause of the environment and to raise people's awareness about it. Her recent association with citizens' collective Jeevitnadi has now made her stand up for the highly polluted Mutha river in the city.
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Ramsey County leaders OK huge development on site of former Twin Cities ammo plant 29.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Ramsey County Board has given the green light to Rice Creek Commons -- a mix of homes and businesses planned for the site of the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant.
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One of Colorado’s worst Superfund sites has been cleaned up, but the state’s on the hook for $2M a year to keep it that way 10.7.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
After 27 years of EPA control, Colorado is preparing to take over the full financial burden -- a forever bill for $2 million a year -- of a high-mountain cyanide gold mine that became one of the West's worst environmental disasters.
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EPA announces $75 million in funding for Pueblo’s Smelter Superfund cleanup 7.7.2018 Denver Post: Local
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a new funding strategy to expedite the cleanup of Pueblo's Smelter Superfund site which will significantly reduce residential exposure to lead and other heavy metals.
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Scandal-plagued EPA administrator Pruitt resigns 6.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
President Donald Trump says he has accepted the resignation of scandal-plagued Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt.
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Tata Motors’ 2 plants honoured for green initiatives 2.7.2018 Central Chronicle » Business
New Delhi, Tata Motors’ announced that its Sanand and Pantnagar plants have been awarded Platinum Certification at CII’s GreenCo Summit 2018 held at Chennai, a statement said here on Monday. The GreenCo Platinum Certification was based on the recently concluded assessment by a two-step evaluation process based on ten environmental parameters such as Water Management, Water […]
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Prabhu invites Australian Superfunds to invest in India 27.6.2018 Sify Finance
Addressing representatives of about 25 Australian Superfunds, who have huge investible assets, Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday invited them to invest in India.
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15th India-Australia Joint Ministerial Commission held in Australia  26.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Commerce Minister delivers the Leaders on Asia address on “India’s Growth Story: Opportunities for Australia” in Sydney today   The 15th India-Australia Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC) was held on 25thJune 2018, in Canberra, Australia.
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Cabinet approves audit of hospitals 22.6.2018 Hindu: Delhi
The Delhi Cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal for a third-party audit of eight government-funded hospitals and medical institutes, which the High
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Lakes of Coimbatore come alive after the monsoons 20.6.2018 Hindu: Internet
The lakes are brimming and the birds have returned to roost. Despite a good South West Monsoon, is everything really okay?
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