User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
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Officials told to remove hurdles to drought mitigation projects 7.1.2017 Hindu: News
Excise and Labour Minister T.P. Ramakrishnan has called upon the Local Self-Government Department officials to help speed up completion of drought mitigation projects by removing unnecessary bureaucr...
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Yakima officials eye mandatory recycling 7.1.2017 Seattle Times: Local

Officials are looking at establishing a mandatory curbside recycling program as early as 2020. Garbage rates go up Sunday in order to begin saving enough money to carry out the program.
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Collector stops Chorao land-filling 7.1.2017 TOI: Goa
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Composting leaves, twigs can prevent blazes 6.1.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Composting leaves, twigs can prevent blazes
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traffic congestion: 10 million Bengalureans lose 60 crore hours, Rs 3,700 crore a year to road congestion - Times of India 6.1.2017 TOI: All Headlines
traffic congestion: 10 million Bengalureans lose 60 crore hours, Rs 3,700 crore a year to road congestion - Times of India
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5 ways to be environmentally conscious this new year 4.1.2017 Hindu: Energy & Environment
Here are five ways to be environmentally conscious in the new year
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Kitty litter helps Wyoming bentonite get past drilling slump 4.1.2017 SFGate: Business & Technology
The market for a peculiar type of clay is looking up thanks to improved prospects for oil and gas drilling and to cat owners who use the stuff to soak up their pets’ business. [...] two of the biggest uses are in kitty litter and drilling mud, the goop pumped down oil and gas wells during drilling to keep the bit cool and carry cuttings to the surface. Over the past two years, bentonite mining companies that do a lot of business with the oil-field services industry suffered while the oil and gas industry experienced its worst slump in 20 years or more. [...] oil and gas prices have recovered somewhat, and petroleum companies look to drill more soon. Cat litter has helped the industry ride out the oil and gas downturn, said Wyoming Mining Association Executive Director Travis Deti. Drilling mud accounts for the largest portion of Wyo-Ben’s business, while kitty litter and environmental lining round out the company’s top three markets, Magstadt said. Bentonite kitty litter isn’t terribly kind to the ...
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Find your green thumb 3.1.2017 Hindu: Youth
Here are five ways to be environmentally conscious in the new year
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Oil drilling and kitty litter lift the fortunes of Wyoming miners 3.1.2017 LA Times: Business

The market for a peculiar type of clay is looking up thanks to improved prospects for oil and gas drilling and to cat owners who use the stuff to soak up their pets' business.

More than 90% of the bentonite mined in the U.S. and almost half worldwide comes from beds of ancient volcanic ash in Wyoming....

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Find your green thumb 3.1.2017 Hindu: Home
Here are five ways to be environmentally conscious in the new year
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Kitty litter helps Wyoming bentonite past drilling slump 2.1.2017 AP Business
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- The market for a peculiar type of clay is looking up thanks to improved prospects for oil and gas drilling and to cat owners who use the stuff to soak up their pets' business....
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Kitty litter helps Wyoming bentonite past drilling slump 2.1.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The market for a peculiar type of clay is looking up thanks to improved prospects for oil and gas drilling and to cat owners who use the stuff to soak up their pets’ business. Over 90 percent of all bentonite mined in the U.S. and almost half worldwide comes from beds […]
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2 cyclists head for Delhi with 'Zero Waste'message 2.1.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
A team of two cyclists from Ahmedabad will pedal from the city to Delhi - a distance of 1,020 km to spread the message of 'Make Your Home Zero Waste.'
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Delhi can’t make civic sense of dirty picture 31.12.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Delhi can’t make civic sense of dirty picture
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Burning of garbage along ORR poses environmental threat 30.12.2016 Hindu: Cities
Dumping of garbage and setting them on fire continues unabated on the fringes of Outer Ring Road, a vital link to the city’s extended areas. A drive from Minjur-Vandalur on the Outer Ring Road (ORR) i...
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How to spend more mindfully in the new year 29.12.2016 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

Mindfulness and meditation can ease chronic pain, anxiety and depression. Now some money experts say awareness tools such as these can help you avoid impulse purchases and create a spending plan that reflects your values. There’s no single definition of mindfulness, but Leah Weiss, who teaches leading with mindfulness and compassion at Stanford University’s Graduate […]
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Two cyclists from Ahmedabad will pedal with message of ‘Zero Waste’ 29.12.2016 TOI: Cities
A team of two cyclists from Ahmedabad will pedal from the city to Delhi — a distance of 1,020 km to spread the message of ‘Make Your Home Zero Waste.’
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Delhi: Aya Nagar pond in dumps again 29.12.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Delhi: Aya Nagar pond in dumps again
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Rocky Mountain Power will pay state $15K for spill that sent coal ash into river 28.12.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Rocky Mountain Power has agreed to pay just over $15,000 in penalties to the state Division of Water Quality to resolve this past summer’s release of coal ash into the Price River. According to the proposed settlement, which is pending approval by the Division of Water Quality while the state collects public comment, Rocky Mountain Power agreed to pay a $13,000 penalty for the spill, and will also reimburse the state for just over $2,000 in administrative expenses accrued while responding to the... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Citizens want to know why they should pay more cess 27.12.2016 Hindu: Home
They want an explanation for the high cost of handling garbage and why the civic body's inefficiencies are built into the cost
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