User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
Category: Toxics
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Udupi to get three dry waste collection centres 24.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
They will help in proper handling of dry waste
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Trump budget slashes money of clean air and water programs 24.5.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • The Trump Administration budget released Tuesday slashes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by nearly one-third, eliminating more than 3,800 jobs while imposing dramatic cuts to clean air and water programs. The White House’s proposed spending plan for the EPA amounts to $5.7 billion, a 31 percent cut from the current budget year. Adjusted for inflation, that would represent the nation’s lowest funding for environmental protection since the mid-1970s. The agency’s workf...
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Trump budget slashes money of clean air and water programs 23.5.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Trump Administration budget released Tuesday slashes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by nearly one-third, laying off thousands of employees while imposing dramatic cuts to clean air and water programs.
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Trump budget slashes money of clean air and water programs 23.5.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump Administration budget released Tuesday slashes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by nearly one-third, laying off thousands of employees while imposing dramatic cuts to clean air and water programs....
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Trump budget slashes money of clean air and water programs 23.5.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump Administration budget released Tuesday slashes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by nearly one-third, laying off thousands of employees while imposing dramatic cuts to clean air and water programs. The White House’s proposed spending plan for the EPA amounts to less than $5.7 billion, a 31 percent cut from the […]
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Crews cover partially collapsed tunnel at Hanford nuclear site 23.5.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

The tunnel that contained highly radioactive wastes left over from production of plutonium for nuclear weapons partially collapsed May 9, prompting evacuation of nearby workers.
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Hazardous wastes in India mounting at the rate of 2-5 pct per year: ASSOCHAM-PwC 22.5.2017 Sify Finance
[India], May 22 (ANI): As per the joint study conducted by ASSOCHAM and PwC, in India, about 10 to 15 percent of wastes produced by industries are hazardous and the generation of hazardous wastes
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Hazardous wastes in India mounting at the rate of 2-5 pct per year 22.5.2017 DNA: Evolutions
, jointly conducted by The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) and PwC.
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Hazardous wastes in India mounting at the rate of 2-5 pct per year: ASSOCHAM-PwC 22.5.2017 New Kerala: Business India
Hazardous wastes in India mounting at the rate of 2-5 pct per year: ASSOCHAM-PwC
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HC orders inspection of Pissurlem site 20.5.2017 TOI: Goa
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NGT order: Lime industry in state to be severely affected 19.5.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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When US firms move production overseas, they also offshore their pollution 19.5.2017 All International Stories
In last decade, developing countries have adopted loose environmental standards to lure foreign cos
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The ancient Indian myth that could save our oceans 19.5.2017 Rediff: News
Today humanity is churning the ocean with a thoughtless vengeance -- with toxic wastes, plastics and hazardous substances being dumped into our once pristine seas. And there is no benign Lord Shiva to rescue us from our collective greed, says Shyam Saran.
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Colorado Mills still closed after destructive hailstorm that caused roof damage and flooding 17.5.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
More than a week after a destructive hail storm hit parts of the metro area Colorado Mills remains closed because of extensive damage and safety concerns.
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Toxics Link appeals to Govt. for a mercury-free healthcare system in India 16.5.2017 New Kerala: India News
Toxics Link appeals to Govt. for a mercury-free healthcare system in India
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Toxics Link appeals to Govt. for a mercury-free healthcare system in India 16.5.2017 DNA: Health
New Delhi [India], May 16 (ANI-NewsVoir): Toxics Link, an environmental research and advocacy organization engaged in disseminating information and helping strengthen campaigns against toxic pollution, has appealed to the government to issue a blanket ban on the use of mercury in the healthcare sector.
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Restored Puttenahalli Lake once again draws birds 16.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
While most lakes in Bengaluru have dried up or are choking with toxic waste, Puttenahalli lake in south Bengaluru stands apart. The Puttenahalli Neighbourhood Lake Improvement Trust (PNLIT) has been working to clean it up and the flurry of avian visitors touching down on the wetlands is proof of their success.
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Utilities group petitions EPA head to upend coal ash rule 13.5.2017 AP Business
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A utilities group asked the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday to sweep away rules governing the disposal of the poison-laden ash left behind when coal is burned to generate electricity....
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Tooele County Attorney rules officers were justified in fatal shooting 13.5.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
The Tooele County Attorney’s Office on Thursday ruled that police officers were justified in shooting a West Valley City man who had threatened to blow up a hazardous waste incineration facility in February. Barry Michael Zumwalt, 36, allegedly pointed a firearm at officers and threatened to blow up Clean Harbors in Tooele County by running his truck into the propane tank. When he allegedly ignored commands by a Tooele County sheriff’s deputy and a Utah Highway Patrol trooper to put his hands up...
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Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh chairs the Northern Zonal Council meeting at Chandigarh today 12.5.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The 28th meeting of the Northern Zonal Council consisting of the States of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, National Capital Territory of Delhi and Union Territory of Chandigarh was held at Chandigarh today under the Chairmanship of Shri Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister.
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