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Crisis is in the air 13.11.2017 Opinion – The Indian Express
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New Delhi’s “gas chamber” smog is so bad that United Airlines has stopped flying there 12.11.2017 Denver Post: Business
Citing toxic smog that one official said has turned India's capital city into a "gas chamber," United Airlines has canceled flights to New Delhi until the air gets better.
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Take action against local bodies flouting plastic disposal rules: NGT 11.11.2017 Pune – The Indian Express
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Why Americans have stopped eating leftovers 2.11.2017 Denver Post: Food
American consumers throw away 27 million tons of food each year, according to the food waste coalition ReFED, clogging landfills, generating greenhouse gasses, and costing the economy an estimated $144 billion.
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Pune: Plants to treat organic garbage not working for days, finds MPCB 31.10.2017 Pune – The Indian Express
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Breast-cancer death rate drops almost 40 percent, saving 322,000 lives, study says 3.10.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Breast cancer death rates declined almost 40 percent between 1989 and 2015, averting 322,600 deaths, the American Cancer Society reported Tuesday.
Pennsylvania couple accused of waterboarding 12-year-old girl as punishment 1.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
A Pennsylvania couple is accused of having subjected a 12-year-old girl to waterboarding last spring as a form of punishment.
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The survival game: At the Ghazipur landfill, children defy death and disease 1.10.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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International Trade Commission makes finding on solar panel imports that industry group says could cost Colorado 2,000 jobs 22.9.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday found solar panel imports are hurting domestic businesses that operate in the industry, a decision that could lead to tariffs on the clean-energy parts that one group says could cost Colorado 2,000 jobs annually.
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Winter Valley fire in Moffat County grows to 5,200 acres Thursday night 22.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The Winter Valley fire in Moffat County grew to 5,200 acres as of 11:20 p.m. Thursday, threatening at least 25 to 30 homes, oil and gas structures, a communication tower and a Federal Aviation Administration tower.
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Colorado landfills are illegally burying low-level radioactive waste from oil and gas industry, Denver Post learns 22.9.2017 Denver Post: Business
Colorado landfills have been illegally burying low-level radioactive waste from the oil and gas industry that they are not approved to handle, state health officials revealed this week.
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Orphaned baby squirrel takes Uber to Boulder County wildlife center 3.9.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
You've heard of Uber's surge pricing. But what about squirrel pricing?
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Old paint gets new life at innovative Mesa County landfill that uses it to cover trash 3.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
A problem that started with dirt and was solved with paint has earned the landfill an award for innovation, and Mesa County has the first waste-management team in Colorado to repurpose old paint to save money, time and resources.
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Amid California’s toxic dumps, local activists go it alone 7.8.2017 Current Issue
The call themselves promotoras, and they’re starting to see results.
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Colorado chemical arms wastewater to be trucked to Texas 29.7.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
The U.S. Army will truck hazardous wastewater from a chemical weapons destruction plant in Colorado to an incineration facility in Texas because the Colorado plant isn't yet fully operational.
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Fourth of July fires in Denver injure 3 people including 2-year-old boy 6.7.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver firefighters responded to 29 fires on the Fourth of July while paramedics took a 2-year-old boy and two adults to hospitals for burn treatments.
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After giving up on converting trash to electricity, Sandy plans to dump garbage in a new landfill 29.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Sandy has formally abandoned its controversial four-year partnership with a technology startup that boldly promised to turn the Utah city’s trash into low-emission, low-cost power. Navitus Sustainable Industries’ proposed $100 million South Valley Recycling and Renewable Power Facility has been on the ropes for months, but city officials had granted the company reprieves in the hopes that it could eventually deliver. Those hopes were buried this month, and the city is now looking to conventional...
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Sandy abandons waste-to-energy project, but Utah company still sees bright future for its technology in developing countries 29.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Sandy has formally abandoned its controversial four-year partnership with a technology startup that boldly promised to turn the Utah city’s trash into low-emission, low-cost power. Navitus Sustainable Industries’ proposed $100 million South Valley Recycling and Renewable Power Facility has been on the ropes for months, but city officials had granted the company reprieves in the hopes that it could eventually deliver. Those hopes were buried this month, and the city is now looking to conventional...
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Trash fire still burning at Waste Management transfer center in Commerce City 17.6.2017 Denver Post: Local
Fire still was eating away at a Waste Management's trash-transfer center in Commerce City Friday morning, nearly 20 hours after it started burning.
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Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper joins Kasich, others, in bipartisan letter opposing GOP health care bill 17.6.2017 Denver Post: Local
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and six other governors on Friday sent U.S. Senate leaders a letter urging Congress to scrap the GOP health care bill and work toward a bipartisan solution.
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