User: irge304 Topic: Urban Waste
Category: Waste Management :: Incinerators
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Minnesota officials burn, bury, worry as chronic wasting spreads 8.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
There is no perfect, affordable way to dispose of deer carcasses potentially infected with chronic wasting disease. Crow Wing County offers a look at the stark challenges some Minnesota communities face as they try to keep the disease in check and control the environmental contamination.
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The incinerator and the ski slope tackling waste 4.10.2019 BBC: Technology
Billed the world’s cleanest waste-to-energy plant, Denmark's Copenhill project had a troubled start.
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Opinion: Seven things you probably don't know about L.A.'s smog 2.10.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Smog killed L.A.'s farms and other facts about our toxic air.

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Andover reckons with past pollution as landfill’s hazardous waste cleanup begins 24.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In the 1970s, Minnesota allowed hazardous waste to be dumped at a site in what was then the far outskirts of the Twin Cities. Today, the landfill is surrounded by homes, ball fields and a creek. The state is paying $22 million to clean it up.
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'Division 2' Update 1.10 Adds Title Update 5 DLC & Exotic Rifle - Patch Notes 23.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The Division 2" Title Update 5 adds the DC Outskirts DLC, two new Exotics and huge Skill buffs. Read the patch notes here.
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Wuhan protests: Incinerator plan sparks mass unrest 8.7.2019 BBC: World
Wuhan joins a list of Chinese cities getting angry over environmental issues.
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US top of the garbage pile in global waste crisis 3.7.2019 BBC: Science
The US is the world's top producer of waste per head of population, and one of the worst at recycling.
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Essential California: Golden State Killer case's twisted, painful path 11.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Tuesday, June 11, and I’m writing from Los Angeles.

A little over a year ago, a 72-year-old former cop was at home in the Sacramento suburbs. He had a roast in the oven and was tinkering on a woodworking project in the garage...

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China’s Recycling Policy Is Making American Cities Take a New Look at Their Trash 2.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by CityLab and is shared here as part of the ClimateDesk collaboration.  “This facility is our version of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.” That’s how Eileen Kao described Montgomery County, Maryland’s recycling center on a tour. Kao, who is chief of waste reduction and recycling in the county’s Department of Environmental Protection, pointed […]
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NW Minn. counties make innovative bet on recycling 14.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A group of northwestern Minnesota counties is betting it will be cheaper in the long term to recycle and then burn the remaining trash they generate, rather than simply burying the trash.
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The Stinkiest, Dirtiest, Nastiest Renewable Energy You’ve Never Heard Of 16.12.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Drive down Interstate 95 through Baltimore and you can’t miss the Wheelabrator trash incinerator, its smokestack emblazoned with the city’s name. The Charm City’s single largest source of industrial air pollution churns out well over 600,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide annually. […]
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NHS waste scandal firm has been 'vilified', boss says 12.10.2018 BBC: Health
It comes after Healthcare Environmental Services was stripped of NHS waste handling contracts.
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Ross Vincent, environmentalist in Colorado, Louisiana, dies 11.7.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Ross Vincent, an environmentalist who worked in Colorado and Louisiana for decades, has died. He was 75.
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Corporation - plastic waste brand audit 5.6.2018 Hindu: News
Six brands produce 50% of all the plastic waste from households in the city, as per a brand audit carried out by the city Corporation’s green army und
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Russians protest garbage dumps blighting Moscow region 14.4.2018 AP Business
MOSCOW (AP) -- Large protests have taken place in nine cities and towns in the Moscow region over pollution from landfills and against government plans to build a garbage incinerator....
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Before Twins players grab their bats, groundskeepers grabbed shovels 5.4.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The crack of the bat. The roar of the crowd. They'll be coming to Target Field soon enough. But Wednesday, the Twins took to their home field with snow shovels.
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Scott Pruitt Is a Historically Bad EPA Chief. But This One Might Have Been Even Worse. 20.2.2018 Mother Jones
Scott Pruitt isn’t the first EPA administrator famously hostile to the agency. That distinction goes to Anne Gorsuch. Appointed by President Ronald Reagan, the agency’s first female head was known for her jet-black hair, fur coats, proclivity for Marlboro cigarettes—and coziness with polluters. Just weeks after taking the post on May 20, 1981, Gorsuch relaxed […]
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UK 'faces build-up of plastic waste' 1.1.2018 BBC: Business
UK does not have capacity to deal with extra plastic waste after a Chinese import ban, says industry group.
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A world drowning in garbage 28.11.2017 Washington Post
A world drowning in garbage
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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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