User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
Category: Landfills
Last updated: Jun 25 2017 17:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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More land at Kanjur will solve garbage issues: BMC 19.6.2017 DNA: Top News
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has filed a fresh affidavit before the Bombay High Court regarding its new proposal of waste disposal. The solid waste management department of BMC claimed that it has received 60 hectares of additional land at its Kanjurmarg landfill site, and this will help the civic body resolve its current waste management problems. According to a Bombay HC order, from June 30, the civic body cannot dump waste at the city's two largest dump yards — Deonar and Mulund. The HC order came after frequent fires were reported at the Deonar dumping ground earlier this year. In the first week of June, the civic body filed a fresh affidavit before the court stating that it will be able to manage waste disposal at its Kanjurmarg landfill as it has received additional land from the state. "At present, the civic body has been using only 67 hectares land of Kanjurmarg landfill of the total 127-hectare land available. Now, we have received the remaining land which will increase the ...
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New Utah facility will be able to power a Bountiful-size city by digesting food waste, turning it into natural gas 16.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
North Salt Lake • State and local officials broke ground for Utah’s first food digester Thursday morning in a project aimed at reducing landfill waste and harnessing unused renewable energy. The North Salt Lake facility, to be opened in late 2018, will deploy anaerobic digesters to grind and liquify food waste, then use water, heat and bacteria to convert it into methane gas to be used as natural gas and bio-solids to be converted into fertilizer. The project, called Wasatch Resource Recovery, ...
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Trump admin slows methane rules opposed by oil, gas industry 15.6.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is delaying two Obama-era regulations aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production. The Environmental Protection Agency says it is seeking a two-year delay for oil and gas companies to follow a new rule requiring them to monitor and reduce methane leaks from their facilities. The […]
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Reining in all that waste 15.6.2017 Hindu: News
Divya Ravichandran’s venture helps companies and events manage their waste and send less garbage to landfills
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Vivienne Westwood gives her advice on new designers and fashion waste 13.6.2017 BBC: Business
Dame Vivienne Westwood gives her advice to new designers and explains why she wants an end to 'fast fashion' backstage at her London Fashion Week Men's show.
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Hong Kong wastes away as rival Asian cities clean up 13.6.2017 BusinessLine - World
From syringes and television sets strewn on its beaches to brimming landfills, Hong Kong is struggling to keep pace with a growing waste problem in one of the world's most densely populated cities.
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Cleaning Up the Superfund Mess 13.6.2017 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Obama put climate gestures above toxic waste remedies.
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Police: Suspects in Manchester bombing freed without charge 12.6.2017 Latest News
Suspects arrested under terrorism laws can be held for 4 days before are charged or released
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Douglas County teacher arrested in child sex exploitation case 9.6.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
A Douglas County High School teacher has been arrested on suspicion of sexual exploitation of a child.
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Boulder investigators search Arkansas landfill for evidence in Ashley Mead murder 9.6.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Boulder investigators are on the third day of a search of an Arkansas landfill looking for evidence related to the grisly February murder of Ashley Mead, who is believed to have been killed in Boulder and dismembered in Louisiana.
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Carolyn Hax: Take a general step to try to bring friendship back to life 8.6.2017 Washington Post
Carolyn Hax: Take a general step to try to bring friendship back to life
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Twin Cities council to pay $1M in river pollution lawsuits 7.6.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Metropolitan Council in St. Paul has agreed to pay a manufacturing firm about $1 million to settle lawsuits over Mississippi River pollution. The settlement Monday ends the lawsuits between 3M Co. and the council, a regional planning and policy-making board for the Twin Cities metro area. The council and company blamed […]
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Delhi’s small, faltering green steps 6.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Environmentalists say government needs to make large, systemic changes to battle air pollution
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A collaborative solution to manage India's solid waste challenge 5.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The community, local bodies, government & the private sector should collaborate for effective SWM
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Sec 48 to fight waste war from the pits 5.6.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
A clutch of housing societies in Sector 48 have offered to compost their waste as the city launches segregation of garbage at source on World Environment Day on June 5 (Monday).
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South corporation fleet to make west zone dump yard-free 5.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
South corporation fleet to make west zone dump yard-free
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South Delhi Municipal Corporation launches hi-tech waste disposal machine 5.6.2017 DNA: Popular News
South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has introduced new technology wherein waste can be carried away to the dumping sites seamlessly saving almost Rs 461 crore within a span of eight years. On the eve of World Environment Day on Sunday, Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Anil Baijal flagged off a new fleet of Mobile Transfer Stations and auto tippers that will transport waste seamlessly from dumping sites to landfill sites. Appreciating the corporation's bid make the Capital a dust free city, the L-G said, "The scientific collection, systematic segregation of the garbage, compressed volume of the garbage, dumping of less quantity of garbage and providing enough scope for recycling will provide an excellent opportunity to convert waste to wealth to the SDMC." Stating that the new technology was an important step towards achieving a Swacch Bharat, SDMC Commissioner PK Goel said "The new fleet will also facilitate an A to Z waste management in West Delhi thus adding to the cleanliness in the city. Furthermore, ...
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Grow food at home to save environment, says food expert 4.6.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
When it comes to issues of global warming, green house gases and pollution, even the smallest efforts made by different individuals count, but where to start always remains the big question.
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Disposable sanitary napkins mess up health and hygiene (June 5 is World Environment Day) 4.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Long-lasting, comfortable, stain-free and affordable are the thoughts that come to every woman's mind when she picks up a disposable sanitary napkin.
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Greater Chennai Corporation to raise awareness on segregating waste at home 4.6.2017 TOI: Chennai
The official theme for World Environment Day which falls on June 5 is connecting people with nature.But priorities for Greater Chennai Corporation lies in the basics -- separating your waste at home.
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