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India sets the tone at COP meetings of Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions held in Geneva. 16.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The joint meetings of three conventions on chemicals and waste that is the fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal  (COP 14) was held along with the ninth meeting of the COP to Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade and the ninth meeting of the COP to Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.
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New 'superfunds' gear up to manage Britain's deficit-ridden pensions 15.5.2019 Reuters: Money News
Britain's company pension schemes, grappling with ageing former employees and low investment returns, may start to transfer their assets into new so-called superfunds in the coming weeks, according to people involved in the ...
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France's Suez says to help China improve chemical industry safety after blast 17.4.2019 Reuters: World News
China has asked French utility Suez SA to help the country's efforts to tackle underlying safety issues in its massive chemical sector after a deadly explosion in the eastern coastal city of Yancheng last month, a company executive said.
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Waste violation settlement costs Tesla $ 86000 2.4.2019 Sify Finance
Reaching a settlement with US-based Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over waste violation has cost electric vehicle maker Tesla $86,000.
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Tesla will pay $31,000 to settle U.S. EPA hazardous waste claims 2.4.2019 Reuters: Money News
Tesla Inc will pay a $31,000 penalty and purchase $55,000 in emergency response equipment for a California city under a settlement reached with the Environmental Protection Agency over federal hazardous waste violations at its automotive factory, the government said ...
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India bans all imports of solid plastic waste 7.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A loophole in a similar existing law had led to a four-fold increase in such imports within a year, an environmental organisation claimed in January.
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India bans imports of solid plastic waste 7.3.2019 Sify Finance
The Indian government has banned import of solid plastic waste into the country including in Special Economic Zones (SEZ) and by Export Oriented Units (EOU), an official statement said on Wednesday.
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Centre Bans Imports Of Solid Plastic Waste 7.3.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The government has banned import of solid plastic waste into the country including in Special Economic Zones (SEZ) and by Export Oriented Units (EOU), an official statement said on Wednesday.
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Amendment in Hazardous Waste (Management& Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016 6.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
In order to strengthen the implementation of environmentally sound management of hazardous waste in the country, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has amended the Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management & Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016 vide notification G.S.R.
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Proposed U.S. migrant shelter may be polluted, green group warns 12.2.2019 Reuters: World News
Parts of a Texas military base that the Trump administration had proposed for a temporary detention facility for migrant children contain toxins that could pose a health risk, according to a report released by an environmental group on Tuesday.
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60 Per Cent Of Sewage In Urban India Goes Untreated: Green Court 6.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
More than 60 per cent of sewage generated by urban India is untreated and enters water bodies like rivers, resulting in pollution and making it unfit for human consumption, the National Green Tribunal...
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China starts new recycling drive as foreign trash ban widens 15.1.2019 Reuters: Top News
China plans to launch 100 new large-scale recycling "bases" by the end of next year, part of a campaign to make better use of its resources after extending a ban on foreign trash imports.
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Why Karnataka cities are struggling to manage waste: DPRs may hold answers 10.1.2019 Citizen Matters
DPRs, or Detailed Project Reports, prepared according to Swachh Bharat Mission guidelines, should form the base for planning and execution of SWM in urban local bodies. Find out what the CAG says about them in its performance audit report.
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Kumbh Mela: UP Police to keep eye on River Ganga, its tributaries to check industrial waste disposal in water 9.1.2019 Zee News : States
Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday directed their department officials to keep an eye on River Ganga and its tributaries during Kumbh Mela so that no industrial waste is disposed of in the water. Actions will be taken if such activities come to notice, police added.
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China hails improved water quality, but some rivers more polluted 7.1.2019 Reuters: World News
China's surface water quality improved in 2018, with more samples taken from river and lakes reaching standards fit for human use, the country's environment ministry said on Monday.
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TN pollution regulator refuses to reopen Vedanta's Sterlite copper plant 2.1.2019 Sify Finance
The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on Wednesday rejected Vedanta's request for renewal of consent to operate its copper smelter plant in Tuticorin.
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Armed with NGT order, Vedanta to approach govt to restart Tuticorin's Copper smelter unit 17.12.2018 Sify Finance
The Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin which was shut down post intense violence that left as many as 13 dead and over 60 injured in May 2018 could get back to life soon.
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China vows to tackle marine pollution in Bohai Sea 11.12.2018 Reuters: World News
China has promised to take action to "significantly reduce" the volume of industrial wastewater flowing into the Bohai Sea, one of the world's busiest and most polluted shipping routes, the environment ministry said on Tuesday.
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Hazardous waste treatment plant coming up in State 26.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Hazardous waste treatment plant coming up in State
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IIT Roorkee Professor Wins Young Scientist Award For Sustainable Development 22.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
IIT Roorkee Professor Vimal Chandra Srivastava has won the NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Award in 'Environmentally Sound Sustainable Development' category.
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