User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
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Utility’s coal-ash pit polluting Virginia water, judge rules 24.3.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

But the judge also found that the arsenic poses no health or environmental threat, and so did not order the ash removed to a synthetically lined landfill, as the plaintiff, the Sierra Club, had wanted.
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Coal ash: 'Why in the world would we be importing it?' 23.3.2017 AP National
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same industrial waste that America's utilities are struggling to dispose of....
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Tired of promises, Delhiites seek an end to garbage crisis 23.3.2017 DNA: Popular News
With municipal polls round the corner, Delhiites have made it clear that they are in no mood for any more empty promises as far as the garbage crisis in the city is concerned. The problem of solid waste management has been haunting the residents for far too long, and people now want some concrete solutions. "There is no proper garbage collection system. In most areas, garbage is overflowing from dhalaos (landfills), leading to unhygienic and unhealthy living conditions. The overall cleanliness of our area has severely deteriorated," said BS Vohra, a resident of Krishna Nagar and President of the East Delhi Residents Welfare Association (RWA) Joint Front. In the last two years, the municipal sanitation workers in east Delhi have gone on a strike for as many as five times, over issues such as delayed salary payment. The entire region is dotted with dhalaos bursting at the seams and roads are lined with garbage. The overflowing dhalaos in residential colonies have given birth to a stray animal menace as ...
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Residents choke as Bhandewadi fire continues to rage on Day 2 23.3.2017 TOI: Cities
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Transport dept cracks whip on errant PUC centres 22.3.2017 Hindu: News
Officials say 48 facilities providing Pollution Under Control certificates are ‘flouting norms’
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14 more Delhi pollution monitoring stations by October 21.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday ordered the setting up of 14 more pollution monitoring stations by October and directed all agencies concerned to strictly implement measures to tackle air pollution in the national capital.
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‘Swachh’ Delhi a distant dream 21.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Despite promises of the BJP-led civic bodies, the Capital is more or less as dirty as it was five years ago
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Suspected drunk driver knocks out power to Colorado Springs buildings after hitting two buildings, two parked cars 19.3.2017 Denver Post: Local
A suspected drunk driver crashed into two buildings, two parked vehicles and an electrical box in a south Colorado Springs neighborhood Saturday morning, police said.
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Two males critically wounded in north Denver 19.3.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver police spokesman Doug Schepman said the two were walking near East 31st Avenue and Gilpin Street when "multiple shots" were fired about 4:43 p.m.
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A touch of recycling, Japanese style 18.3.2017 Hindu: Home
There are no trash cans in Tokyo. Or at least none when you really need to get rid of that increasingly insipid wad of chewing gum. One reason for this litter bin lacuna is that the Japanese are acute...
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BJP report card ahead of Delhi civic polls 18.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Nearly five years after the BJP released its manifesto for elections to Delhi’s municipal corporations, over half the promises laid out in the document remain unfulfilled.
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Wyoming man who prompted landfill search for toddler’s body sentenced in boy’s death 18.3.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
The man who pleaded guilty in November to manslaughter in the death of a baby boy will serve between 18 and 20 years in prison.
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Pirana poison leaching into groundwater: Panel 17.3.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Ethiopia trash dump landslide death toll rises to 115 16.3.2017 Zee News : World
Emergency workers in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa searched through a mountain of garbage for the fifth consecutive day on Thursday as the death toll from a landslide at a rubbish landfill site rose to 115.
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PAWS brings mangroves’ destruction to govt. attention 16.3.2017 Hindu: News
Urges State mangrove cell to stop debris dumping near Manori-Gorai belt, Charkop
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Death toll in Ethiopia landfill collapse up sharply to 113 15.3.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

The death toll from a collapse at a landfill outside the capital has risen sharply to 113, an Addis Ababa official said, as the country began three days of mourning for victims who were mostly women and children.
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Ethiopia boasts about its economic progress. The body count at a garbage dump tells another story. 15.3.2017 Washington Post: World
At least 72 people were smothered when a trash mountain gave way.
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Ethiopia begins 3 days of mourning after deadly landslide 15.3.2017 Washington Post: World
Ethiopians have started observing three days of national mourning after a deadly landslide in which scores were killed.
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Death toll reaches 72 in Ethiopia landfill collapse 14.3.2017 Zee News : World
The death toll has risen to 72 after Saturday's collapse of a mountain of garbage in a landfill outside Ethiopia's capital, state broadcaster EBC reported today.
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Death toll reaches 65 in Ethiopia landfill collapse 14.3.2017 All International Stories
Many victims were women and children as makeshift homes inside Koshe landfill were buried in debris
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