User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
Category: Toxics
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Toxic pollution in Sutlej waters puts one crore lives at stake across three states 6.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Indiscriminate dumping of industrial effluents and untreated municipal waste in the Sutlej river, and various other channels flowing into it, is causing unprecedented incidence of cancer and other health hazards in the three states of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan.
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Khelen Thokchom Trust : Fellowship doors opened for scribes 2.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Khelen Thokchom Trust : Fellowship doors opened for scribes
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Khelen Thokchom Media Fellowship announced 2.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Khelen Thokchom Media Fellowship announced
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Tech innovation: Eco-friendly plastic could help combat India’s air pollution problem 27.8.2019 Scroll.in
According to researchers in Genoa, bioplastics can be decomposable and made from agro waste, helping solve both the plastic and crop burning problem.
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How Kasturba Nagar residents are working towards a cleaner Adyar 21.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Members of ROKA -- Residents Of Kasturba Nagar Association -- write about the association's dedicated efforts to restore cleanliness and hygiene in the larger neighbourhood, with proper waste management practices in place.
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Nanotechnology can make food safer. So why is it being seen with suspicion? 18.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The relatively new technology could help overcome poor yields and malnutrition but concerns about its safety to humans and the environment also remain.
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Report: Great Lakes cleanups boost economic development 13.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Work that was done along the St. Louis River and Bay in Duluth was highlighted in the report. The study reviewed efforts to restore harbors, river mouths and other spots that were contaminated with toxic wastes during the industrial boom era.
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Environmental groups move to sue South Bay refinery over mishandling of hazardous waste 7.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

Environmental groups move to sue Phillips 66 South Bay refinery for violating hazardous waste laws.

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Sri Lankans demand UK take back rotting waste 24.7.2019 BBC: World
Decomposing containers containing hazardous waste, labelled as "recycling", arrived from the UK.
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Andover reckons with past pollution as landfill’s hazardous waste cleanup begins 24.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In the 1970s, Minnesota allowed hazardous waste to be dumped at a site in what was then the far outskirts of the Twin Cities. Today, the landfill is surrounded by homes, ball fields and a creek. The state is paying $22 million to clean it up.
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35 years on, govt looks away as Bhopal neighbourhood continues to drink chemical-laden water 20.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Two generations have seen the light of day since the disastrous gas leak at Bhopal's Union Carbide factory. Yet, children are still born with congenital defects and people battle chronic illness, as thousands of tons of chemical waste lie in the open, contaminating air and water. Is the state even bothered?
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Is your yoga mat bad for the environment? 19.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Yoga mats have long been made with PVC, a highly toxic plastic. Now manufacturers are using alternatives, including cork and biodegradable tree rubber.

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How one of Delhi’s tallest structures is contributing to climate change 17.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Intense summers are not uncommon in Delhi, but when temperatures soared to 48 degrees this June, it was a record even by city standards. Could emissions from the East Delhi Ghazipur landfill have had a role to play?
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Trump administration fact check: Environment, VA, Russia and jobs 13.7.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
President Donald Trump and his aides this past week celebrated an environmental legacy that is not theirs to claim.
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San Francisco law restricts restaurants from offering customers disposable foodware 13.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

San Francisco restaurants are no longer allowed to offer customers plastic utensils or disposable food accessories with their orders.

If customers would like chopsticks, napkins, beverage lids and sleeves, stirrers and straws, they will have to request them with their purchase. That goes for takeout,...

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Neguse bill would ban drilling under Rocky Flats and other Superfund sites 13.7.2019 Denver Post: Business
Following the furor late last year over a proposal to drill for oil and gas beneath the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant northwest of Denver, U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse introduced legislation Friday to ban mineral extraction underneath the nation's Superfund sites.
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Rabid bat found along Greeley Fourth of July parade route 11.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
A bat found crawling along the Greeley Fourth of July parade route has tested positive for rabies, according to a statement from the Greeley department of public health.
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Mining company rejects EPA order for Superfund cleanup work 11.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
A mining company says it won't carry out cleanup work ordered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as part of a Superfund project in southwest Colorado.
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Trump touts 'environmental leadership,' even as D.C. has floods and critics pounce 9.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In an East Room event that played like a campaign rally, President Trump touted his push for clean air and "crystal clear" water. He made no mention of climate change, a growing concern for voters.
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The Long Shadow: A note about the project from photojournalist RJ Sangosti 30.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver Post photojournalist RJ Sangosti describes what led him to produce the documentary photo project "The Long Shadow" and why the story of Denver's Globeville and Elyria-Swansea neighborhoods should resonate with readers.
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