User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Waste :: Hazardous Waste
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EPA finds dioxin exposed at Superfund site after storm, orders tests 30.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
STORM-HARVEY/EPA-SUPERFUND:EPA finds dioxin exposed at Superfund site after storm, orders tests
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Dr. Harshvardhan Inaugurates Exhibition On Swachhata Hi Seva 27.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi : Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences and Environment, Forest and Climate change, Dr. Harshvardhan inaugurated an exhibition on Swachhata Hi Seva, organized by Ministry of Science and Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences and coordinated by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). The exhibition highlighted the technologies and products developed by these science ministries which are being used for Swachhata Abhiyan of Government of India. The exhibition comprised of demonstration of models, and technologies explaining scientific and technological intervention brought in by these ministries. CSIR showcased the technology of Terafil and tiles made from plastic waste. Terafil is a low cost burnt red clay porous media (disc/candle), used for filtration and treatment of turbid raw water into clean drinking water for domestic/ community applications. It can be fixed with any container for purification of water. It operates without electricity, ...
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Dr. Harshvardhan Inaugurates Exhibition On Swachhata Hi Seva 27.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences and Environment, Forest and Climate change, Dr. Harshvardhan inaugurated an exhibition on Swachhata Hi Seva, organized by Ministry of Science & Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences and coordinated by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).
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There's an internet of things blueprint for a clean Ganga 26.9.2017 ET: Infotech
Vivek Mehrotra, chairman of IET India IoT Panel’s Ganga Rejuvenation says that Ganga as a river has been neglected for a long time.
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Anbumani condemns environment minister’s comments on Noyyal 24.9.2017 TOI: Chennai
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HUBER SE, A.T.E. Envirotech join hands to offer waste water treatment solutions 20.9.2017 New Kerala: Business India
New Delhi , Sep 20 : HUBER SE, Germany, a global leader in the field of water, wastewater and sludge treatment has decided to intensify its activities in the high-growth India and Bangladesh markets through a Joint Venture with the Mumbai-headquartered A.T.E.Group.
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Experts raise concern over waste dumping in rivers, say it's giving rise to antibiotic resistance 18.9.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
Overall total antibiotic resistance genes were "30 times more abundant in river sediments from the city compared to upstream sites."
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EPA chief says ready to further relax fuel standards due to hurricanes 8.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
STORM-IRMA/EPA:EPA chief says ready to further relax fuel standards due to hurricanes
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India needs local tools for cybersecurity 7.9.2017 News
Creation of indigenous tools, niche workforce imperative to secure cyberspace: Experts
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Bhopal's aspiring screenwriter wins pan-India competition 5.9.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Bhopal-based Deepak Sharma's "Wah Bhai Ghulaam" has emerged the winning entry in a pan-India story competition which was open to aspiring Indian film writers above 18 from the heartland of India.
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Harvey floods or damages 13 Texas Superfund sites -EPA 3.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
STORM-HARVEY/SUPERFUND (UPDATE 1):UPDATE 1-Harvey floods or damages 13 Texas Superfund sites -EPA
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After the deluge, Harvey's blight lingers in the floodwater 1.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
STORM-HARVEY/WATER-EPA (UPDATE 1, PIX):UPDATE 1-After the deluge, Harvey's blight lingers in the floodwater
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Vattenfall communal heating network taps into German cities' growth 17.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
VATTENFALL-GERMANY/DISTRICTHEAT (INTERVIEW, PIX):INTERVIEW-Vattenfall communal heating network taps into German cities' growth
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CSIR-Central Building Research Institute Roorkee, Uttarakhand Organizes Three-Day CSIR Platinum Jubilee TechnoFest 12.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug 11: Starting with the indelible ink, the hallmark of the nation's fabric, CSIR has left an indelible mark on every sphere of life. With an all-round approach towards R&D, CSIR reflects India in its diversity and heterogeneity.
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CSIR-Central Building Research Institute Roorkee, Uttarakhand Organizes Three-Day CSIR Platinum Jubilee TechnoFest 11.8.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Starting with the indelible ink, the hallmark of the nation’s fabric, CSIR has left an indelible mark on every sphere of life. With an all-round approach towards R&D, CSIR reflects India in its diversity and heterogeneity. From agriculture to aerospace, bio-sensors to bio-pharmaceuticals, chemicals to climate change
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Water conservation 9.8.2017 Hindu: Opinion
In the Ganga Doab region, groundwater is heavily contaminated with heavy metal residue as a result of industrial waste. There are no checks on irrigation carried out using groundwater (“A gathering cr...
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Toxic waste from U.S. pot farms alarms experts 6.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
USA-MARIJUANA/ENVIRONMENT (FEATURE, PIX):FEATURE-Toxic waste from U.S. pot farms alarms experts
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Failure to segregate waste at home may cost you 3.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Drowning for sand: miners risk all for building boom 18.7.2017 deccanherald.com
At dawn on a sultry summer morning, Balaram Raute stood on a boat bobbing in a murky creek outside Mumbai, waiting for the sun to light up the water so he could dive in to dig sand. Minutes later he was neck-deep in Vasai Creek where untreated chemicals and industrial waste float - and, at times, the corpses of fellow workers. While authorities and mining officials deny the existence or the dangers of an illegal sand mining industry, a Thomson Reuters Foundation investigation found miners are dying to meet rising demand from a booming construction sector. Although there is no official data, studies estimate illegal extraction of sand in India generates about $150 million a year with the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra the main hotspots. An investigation in Mumbai, the nearby city of Thane, and villages in the neighbouring district of Palghar over two months found evidence of at least two deaths in the past year and more in the past few years - none of which were reported. "I don't feel scared," said ...
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Drowning for sand: miners risk all for India's building boom 18.7.2017 Hindu: National
A Thomson Reuters Foundation investigation found miners are dying to meet rising demand from a booming construction sector
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