User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
Category: Toxics
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Cleanup plans proposed for Colorado’s Eagle Mine site 29.6.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
State and federal officials have proposed two cleanup initiatives for the existing Eagle Mine Superfund site in the Colorado mountains.
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Q&A: Controversy lingers after $1.7B cleanup of Hudson River 27.6.2017 AP Business
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Dredging crews left the Hudson River two years ago, but criticism of the $1.7 billion cleanup is bubbling up again....
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Q&A: Controversy lingers after $1.7B cleanup of Hudson River 27.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Dredging crews left the Hudson River two years ago, but criticism of the $1.7 billion cleanup is bubbling up again. Advocates who want the Environmental Protection Agency to order crews back on the river are expected in Poughkeepsie on Wednesday. The EPA is holding a public hearing on its five-year review […]
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Hyderabad's RK Puram Lake spills toxic foam 27.6.2017 Zee News : States
After Bengaluru`s Bellandur and Varthur lakes gained notoriety for spewing toxic foam, RK Puram Lake too seems to be choking with pollution.
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Hyderabad's RK Puram Lake spills toxic foam 27.6.2017 New Kerala: Andhra Pradesh
Hyderabad's RK Puram Lake spills toxic foam
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Saving Bangladesh rivers from dying is a daunting task 27.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Experts and environmentalists have criticised Bangladesh's environment agency for its decision to declare four dying rivers around Dhaka as ecologically critical areas (ECA).
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£100m from West to clean up Russian nuclear base 27.6.2017 BBC: Business
Western nations are giving Russia nearly £100m to clear up nuclear waste at Andreyeva Bay, a contaminated Cold War submarine base.
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U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear arguments in Colorado-New Mexico mine spill suit 27.6.2017 Denver Post: Local
The U.S. Supreme Court won't hear arguments on a New Mexico lawsuit against Colorado over a 2015 mine waste spill that polluted rivers in both states and Utah.
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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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Will Amazon's Whole Foods deal go the same way as L'Oreal and Body Shop? 22.6.2017 News
Amazon's mission is to build a place where people can find 'anything they might want to buy online'
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Inmate, 20, at state facility in Lakewood commits suicide 22.6.2017 Denver Post: Local
A 20-year-old inmate committed suicide early Wednesday morning at the Mount View Youth Services Center in Lakewood.
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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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PET bottles have a 70% recycle rate in India, for good reason 21.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Do you know that Indian cricket team' uniform, made by Nike, is produced from recycled PET bottles
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Scientists to explore meltwater at Greenland Cold War camp 21.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Scientists in Denmark plan an expedition to Greenland's remote northwest to measure how fast ice is melting around a Cold War-era US military base, which risks leaking toxic waste into the environment.
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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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The Daily 202: Congressional shooting clouds final days of Georgia special election 19.6.2017 Washington Post: Politics
GOP operatives think tragedy might drive up base turnout
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Garbage removed from tank bed 19.6.2017 Hindu: Coimbatore
Over 50 volunteers on Sunday joined hands to clean Selva Chinthamani Tank as part of ‘India Clean Sweep’, an initiative by Chennai Trekking Club. M. Krishnan, Managing Director of Sri Krishna Sweets, ...
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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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