User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
Category: Landfills
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Buildings in red zone have KMC nod, says Credai 17.7.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Buildings in red zone have KMC nod, says Credai
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Screened to hijack your senses with horror 17.7.2016 newindianexpress.com
The stories being screened are Jagte Raho, about the life of a poor peasant who relocates to Bombay.
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Gurgaon township to go zero-waste 16.7.2016 Hindu: Home
: Nirvana Country, a 300-acre township, is set to become the first zero-waste housing society in Gurgaon.The Residents’ Welfare Association (RWA) of the township has decided to invest over Rs.2 crore ...
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Agencies get 10 days to remove silt 16.7.2016 TOI: Delhi Times
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Big B to be face of waste-to-compost campaign under Swachh Bharat Mission 15.7.2016 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, July 15 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be the face of the waste-to-compost campaign under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban).
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Amitabh Bachchan to be face of waste-to-compost campaign under Swachh Bharat Mission 15.7.2016 DNA: Mumbai
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be the face of the waste-to-compost campaign under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban). He will be the face and voice of a campaign to promote a specific component of the mission, sale of city compost for fertilizers to help reduce the amount of waste going to landfills. The Urban Development Ministry earlier on June 20 wrote to Bachchan, thanking him for being 'one of the most proactive ambassadors' of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan saying, "We would be grateful if you would agree to be the face of these promotions for city compost, lending your voice and person for the radio ads, TV commercials and posters." Bachchan is expected to appeal to all citizens, nursery owners and horticulture agencies to pledge to use only city compost in their gardens, farm houses and public gardens. He is also likely to appeal to bulk waste generators like educational institutions and hotels to set up decentralised composting equipment in their respective premises and encourage the citizens to ...
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Tackling waste menace is the new priority in the city 15.7.2016 newindianexpress.com
The government will give special priority to the capital city in dealing with the garbage problem
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Waste segregation on the wane 13.7.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Waste segregation on the wane
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Back to depending on landfills 13.7.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Back to depending on landfills
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Back to depending on landfills 13.7.2016 Hindu: Bangalore
With the quantity of mixed waste growing, the city is back to dumping garbage in landfills. The BBMP is now dumping over 1,200 tonnes of mixed waste at three abandoned stone quarries on the outskirts ...
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Waste segregation on the wane 13.7.2016 Hindu: Bangalore
Experts and even civic officials feel the quantum of mixed waste is going up
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Not In My Landfill: Georgia Residents Fight Plan To Store Toxic Coal Ash 13.7.2016 NPR: All Things Considered
In 2014, after disastrous spills and opposition from environmentalists, the Environmental Protection Agency imposed new rules on the storage of coal ash. Now utilities are planning to close down the ponds that hold the toxic ash, but it has to go somewhere. Environmentalists say the safest place for it is in securely lined landfills, such as the municipal landfill in Wayne County, Ga. Locals are fighting the plan, but there's not much they can do.
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Environmentalists, utilities eye Richmond coal ash trial 12.7.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Potentially cleaner rivers or possible higher electric prices. That is what’s at stake in an upcoming federal court ruling in Virginia that could have far-reaching effects on how energy companies dispose of the waste known as coal ash, left over from decades of burning coal. Spurred by high-profile coal ash spills […]
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Delhi dirtiest in new cleanliness study 12.7.2016 TOI: Delhi Times
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Gurram Cheruvu falls prey to encroachers 12.7.2016 newindianexpress.com
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Alappuzha, Panaji and Mysuru cleanest cities in India: CSE survey 11.7.2016 TOI: India
Alappuzha, Panaji and Mysuru has been declared as the cleanest cities by Delhi-based environment think-tank, CSE, along with 11 others on the basis of the way they manage their solid municipal waste. Country’s capital Delhi has appeared at the bottom of the list along with Chandigarh and Bengaluru.
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CSE’s Clean City Awards conferred on three Indian cities 11.7.2016 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, July 11 : Alappuzha, Panaji and Mysuru are three of the cleanest cities in India, with municipal waste management systems that actually work - says a latest rating by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).
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Man buried alive over monetary dispute 11.7.2016 Hindu: News
To escape murder charges, culprits had allowed themselves to be caught with illegal firearms
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Uruli Devachi villagers mull over new agitation 10.7.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Uruli Devachi villagers mull over new agitation
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Man buried alive over monetary dispute; killers inspired by crime show 10.7.2016 Hindu: Delhi
To escape murder charges, two of the three culprits had allowed themselves to be caught with illegal firearms
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