User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
Category: Toxics
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Bellandur lake: NGT summons top Karnataka officers over toxic foam 20.8.2017 News
Thick clouds of white smoke persisted for several days in and around the lake after a fire
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NGT pulls up Karnataka government on Bellandur lake frothing 18.8.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Frothing began after rain on Aug. 15, 16
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After Bengaluru's Bellandur lake, pollution in Musi river in Hyderabad becomes cause of worry 17.8.2017 New Kerala: Andhra Pradesh
Hyderabad (Telangana) , August 17 : The residents putting up close to the Musi river in Hyderabad have started complaining of foul smell and pollution, due to the spillage of sewage waste and chemical mixture in the area.
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Bengaluru's Bellandur Lake continues to spill thick toxic foam – Watch video 17.8.2017 Zee News : States
 Karnataka's Bellandur Lake on Wednesday once again spilled toxic foam after a heavy downpour.
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Bengaluru's Bellandur lake froths again 16.8.2017 TOI: Home
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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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Utah’s $1.9 billion claim from Gold King Mine spill reveals no details 10.8.2017 Denver Post: Local
Utah's $1.9 billion claim against the Environmental Protection Agency for a multistate mine waste spill says Utah's water, soil and wildlife were damaged, but it offers no specifics.
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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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New Mexico congressional delegation worries state, Navajo Nation will be left out of EPA’s new Gold King promises 7.8.2017 Denver Post: Local
All five members of New Mexico's congressional delegation say they are worried some promises made by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt during his trip Friday to the Gold King Mine won't apply to their state and the Navajo Nation.
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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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Cigarette butts may be reused to build roads: study 7.8.2017 DNA: Health
Scientists have discovered a novel use for discarded cigarette butts in building roads, an advance that could reduce heat in urban areas as well as tackle the problem of waste accumulation.
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Cigarette butts can be used to make asphalt roads 7.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Researchers have found that cigarette butts can be safely disposed of by sealing them up inside roads and paths, an advance that could not only solve a huge waste problem but would also be useful in reducing the urban heat island effect common in cities.
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Drop off e-waste at these Bangalore One centres 7.8.2017 Citizen Matters
The bE initiative has setup e-Waste collection at Bangalore One centres in 10 wards so far. 3 tonnes of e-waste has been collected and 830 kgs of carbon emissions reduced! ...
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Sewage endangers mangroves, marine life in Thengaithittu 7.8.2017 Hindu: News
Chemical substance with strong odour flowing with sewage is let into the sea, says activist
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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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Bedi wants Narayanasamy to hold meet on port development 5.8.2017 Hindu: News
Seeks immediate response to serious concerns raised by environmental activists over viability of project
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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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