User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Waste :: Hazardous Waste
Last updated: Dec 17 2018 14:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Kolkata plans its first biomining project at Mollar Bheri landfill on eastern wetland 21.1.2020 Citizen Matters
The Rs 21-crore project will be implemented in 55 acres of land near Mollar Bheri, a shallow fishery located in the East Kolkata Wetlands, that has seen a 12-feet-high mountain of waste build up over the years.
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Chennai Buzz: New performance-based waste contract | Corporation’s ‘secret agents’ | New Year eve security… and more 30.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Waste, water, commute options -- catch the important civic news from your city over the last seven days,
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Green Laws Must For Railway Stations: National Green Tribunal 15.12.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Railway stations across the country are required to obtain necessary environmental permissions as several polluting activities take place there, the National Green Tribunal has said.
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50000 workers face serious health risks in illegal e-waste processing units in Delhi 11.11.2019 Citizen Matters
A study identified 15 e-waste processing hotspots in Delhi, housing 5000 units that operate without any safeguards for its employees, who are exposed to chemical or metallic dusts, vapour and acidic effluents.
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Delhi Water Crisis Over, Says Arvind Kejriwal; Situation "Back To Normal" 1.10.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today that "water production" was back to normal in the national capital and the "crisis" was over, a day after water supply to several areas of the Delhi was...
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Delhi Water Plants Stop Operations After Ammonia Spike, Supply Affected 30.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Water supply to several areas of the national capital was affected on Monday after the Chandrawal and Wazirabad water treatment plants were forced to "stop" operations upon noticing spike in ammonia...
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Haryana to release more water to dilute amonia, DJB to ensure water supply to city: Kejriwal 30.9.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the Haryana government has assured to soon release more water for the National Capital to dilute the presence of ammonia. The CM said he has directed the Delhi Jal Board to ensure that no part of the capital goes dry and if required, divert water […]
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Delhi Stops Operations As Ammonia Levels Rise At 2 Water Treatment Plants 30.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said high ammonia levels, caused by dumping of industrial waste into the Yamuna river in Haryana's Panipat, has forced Delhi's Chandrawal and Wazirabad water...
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IIT Guwahati to set-up Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Materials 20.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The "NRL-Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Sustainable Materials" will be set up in collaboration with Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL).
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Indonesia Returning Hundreds Of Containers Of Contaminated Waste To West 19.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Indonesia is sending back hundreds of containers of contaminated waste to the West after shipments supposedly containing plastic meant for recycling were found to hide hazardous substances, customs...
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Indonesia Sends Back Hundreds Of Shipping Containers Full Of Waste 4.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Indonesia has sent hundreds of garbage-filled shipping containers back to their countries of origin, according to the customs agency, as the Southeast Asian nation pushes back against becoming a...
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Flamingos in the city: Sabarmati project brings winged visitors to Ahmedabad 22.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Huge flocks of flamingos as well as other species of birds are being spotted on the banks of Sabarmati, bang in the middle of the city, for the first time this season. Riverfront development officials say that cleaning and bioremediation of the river have made this possible.
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How Kasturba Nagar residents are working towards a cleaner Adyar 21.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Members of ROKA -- Residents Of Kasturba Nagar Association -- write about the association's dedicated efforts to restore cleanliness and hygiene in the larger neighbourhood, with proper waste management practices in place.
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UK police close Worthing seafront after hazardous material report 11.8.2019 Reuters: World News
The seafront in the resort of Worthing on England's south coast was closed for a few hours on Sunday afternoon after a small number of people reported symptoms including sore eyes and vomiting, police said.
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Act Against Ganga Polluters: Pollution Control Board To 4 State Boards 2.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Taking strict note of effluent and industrial waste being discharged into the Ganga river, the CPCB has directed four state pollution control boards to take action on units, including closing them, if...
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Sri Lanka Says Part Of Illegal Waste From UK Sent To India 26.7.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Sri Lankan investigation into nearly 3,000 tonnes of illegally imported hazardous waste has shown that some of it was sent on to India and Dubai, a top minister said Friday.
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Flow of raw sewage into Ganga will be stopped by 2022-Shekhawat 28.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Jal Shakti Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat today asserted that flow of raw sewage into the river Ganga will be completely stopped by 2022 and the government is working on a Mission Mode to achieve this target.
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Malaysia shuts nearly 500 schools in second episode of toxic fumes 25.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Malaysia has ordered nearly 500 schools and kindergartens to close until Thursday, after dozens of people were hospitalised with symptoms suggesting they breathed toxic fumes, possibly from industrial waste, the second such incident this year.
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Ganga River Water Unfit For Drinking, Bathing: Pollution Control Board 30.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Ganga River water is absolutely unfit for "direct drinking" and only seven spots from where it passes can be consumed after disinfection, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said.
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How to turn waste to wealth: Let’s Recycle 27.5.2019 BusinessLine - Specials
Nepra builds a supply chain that connects waste generators/collectors to recyclers
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