User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
Category: Landfills
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Regulators to begin waste drum removal at decommissioned Erie landfill next month 29.11.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Waste drums containing solvents legally buried decades ago and seeping into groundwater will be removed from the long-dormant Neuhauser Landfill in Erie.
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Move court against Metro fare hike, Maken tells Kejriwal 28.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Congress on Tuesday urged Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to move the court against the increase in Delhi Metro fare hike.
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Stella McCartney and Ellen MacArthur call for fashion sustainability 28.11.2017 BBC: Business
The designer backs a report that claims half of High Street fashion is thrown away within a year.
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Alappuzha leads by example 28.11.2017 Hindu: Kerala
A success story in fighting the problem of solid waste
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A turn for the better at Gandipet village 28.11.2017 Hindu: Youth
With a little help from spirited volunteers, Gandipet village now boasts of an effective waste management system
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A world drowning in garbage 28.11.2017 Washington Post
A world drowning in garbage
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President urges legal fraternity to provide free services to poor 25.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Expressing concern over non-affordability of legal services by the poor in the country, President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday called upon on the legal fraternity to provide free legal services them.
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Civic bodies told to verify list of landfill sites submitted by DDA 25.11.2017 Hindu: Home
NGT raps EDMC over height of the landfill site at Ghazipur
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The world produces more than 3.5 million tons of garbage a day 24.11.2017 Washington Post
The world produces more than 3.5 million tons of garbage a day
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AAP government's policies on education failed: Maken 23.11.2017 Education
The Congress on Thursday slammed the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government for its "failed policies" on education, saying the number of students and its results have gone drastically down in last three years.
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Are green homes worth it in the long run? 23.11.2017 Hindu: Home
What modern urban living offers today are unimaginable creature comforts. But did you know that many of those luxuries come at the cost of draining and polluting the environment?Perhaps, this shouldn...
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Crime branch arrest history-sheeter with Rs 25k bounty after long chase 23.11.2017 DNA: Money
In a dramatic chase along the railway lines of Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan on Tuesday, Delhi Police's Crime Branch arrested a wanted criminal carrying a cash reward on his arrest for a murder he committed in Delhi last year. The 53-year-old man was nabbed following the arrest of his aide, also his son, from a landfill site in Bhalaswa, a day before. The accused, Kanduswamy, was wanted for murder, attempt to murders, smuggling, extortion cases, threats and in Arms Act. A proclaimed offender, Kanduswamy, who is a resident of Wazirpur in Delhi, was carrying a cash reward of Rs 25,000 on his arrest. According to senior police officers, it was on Tuesday, when a crime branch team under the supervision of DCP G Ram Gopal Naik, received some information regarding the whereabouts of the accused."A raid was conducted by a team comprising Inspector Jatan Singh at various spots, including Nala Pusta Road, near Bhalaswa Landfill and GT Karnal Road bypass, and one Narayan alias Krishna, son of Kanduswamy, was ...
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The Energy 202: Internal watchdog says Interior should focus on climate change. It isn’t. 22.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
The department controls one-fifth of U.S. land area.
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The champion of green: Juhi Chawla talks about the possible ban on bottled water in hotels 21.11.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
First it was the ban on plastic bags less than 50 microns after the 2005 deluge that had actress and entrepreneur Juhi Chawla thrilled. Now, she says that the news has got better with the Maharashtra government reportedly planning to impose a ban on packaged water bottles in Mantralaya, other government offices, hotels, and finally restaurants by March 2018. “Every time you throw plastic away, it sits down in the ocean and goes down into the landfill. It’s sad what we are doing to the environment,” the actress says emphatically, welcoming the news. GOOD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT On her part, whenever Juhi goes for meetings, events, or stays at a hotel, she asks for boiled, filtered water in jars or stored in glass bottles. “When we were growing up, restaurants and hotels always served from jars or glass bottles and we drank that. Only in the last few years has the trend of plastic bottles started. People have been blinded and uninformed about how harmful they are. Now that it has become an environmental issue, ...
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Use landfill site at Noida's sector 123 for waste dumping: NGT 21.11.2017 Zee News : States
The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday refused to review its order directing the Noida Authority to use the landfill site at Sector 123 as a temporary place for dumping of waste.
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The world is drowning in ever-growing mounds of garbage 21.11.2017 Washington Post: World
In Lagos, trash is both a curse and a treasured commodity.
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British startup turns waste coffee into biofuel for London buses 21.11.2017 All International Stories
Company says Britain produces 500,000 tonnes of coffee grounds a year, most of which are discarded in landfill sites
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EDMC, IIT-D join hands for Ghazipur landfill project 21.11.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
In a bid to avoid recurrence of the recent cave-in incident at the Ghazipur landfill site, wherein two people were killed, the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) on Monday joined hands with the Indian Institute of Technology- Delhi (IIT-D) to work for the cause. Superintendent Engineer, Arun Kumar on behalf of the EDMC and professor Ramesh Dutta on behalf of IIT-Delhi signed the agreement at the municipal corporation's headquarters."A group of faculty members of IIT-Delhi would provide their technical advice and expert opinion to the EDMC on stability analysis of the slope of the landfill waste, which is parallel to the canal," the municipal corporation said in a statement. "The faculty members would advise on the short-term stabilisation measures for the slope, parallel to the canal, based on the result of the stability analysis. The EDMC would be free to choose from the remedial measure(s) based on feasibility and after concurrence of the consulting group," it added. The Ghazipur landfill is the ...
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Bio-methanisation plants in snooze mode 20.11.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Of the 13 plants that were set up, only two are operational
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"Air quality has improved Siginficantly": Dr. Harsh Vardhan 18.11.2017 New Kerala: India News
"Air quality has improved Siginficantly": Dr. Harsh Vardhan
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