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Opposition demands action as waste-caused fever grips Kerala


June 11th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 11 (IANS) The Opposition walked out of the state assembly here Monday, alleging the state government's inaction on tackling diverse diseases like dengue, H1N1, malaria and jaundice across ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Dog faeces to be used to light street lamps


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) A 41-year-old former banker in Britain has come up with a pioneering scheme where he aims to collect four tonnes of dog waste every day across ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

CAG points to Kerala’s poor waste management


October 25th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India Tuesday blamed the Kerala State Pollution Control Board, the urban local bodies and state government officials for not ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kerala ready to manage its garbage


October 1st, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 1 (IANS) Kerala will set up waste processing plants as part of its year-long campaign to manage garbage generated in the state, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Saturday."In ... Read more...

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Chandigarh’s garbage plant raises a stink


September 30th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 30 (IANS) Chandigarh's reputation is taking a smelly beating. A lot of stink is being raised - environmentally and politically - over the city's experiment with a solid ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Waste management project in major Punjab cities from October


June 3rd, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 3 (IANS) The first project for door-to-door collection of garbage and solid waste management in major Punjab cities and towns will start in October, a minister said here ... Read more...

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Traces of Japanese radiation detected in Cleveland


March 29th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A researcher has detected tiny amounts of Iodine 131 from Japan in rainwater collected from the roof of a campus building in Cleveland.Gerald Matisoff, professor of geology at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Radiation from Japan detected in US city


March 29th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Tiny amounts of an isotope, Iodine 131, from Japan have been detected in rainwater samples collected from the roof of a campus building in Cleveland, US. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Radioactive risk warning as Russian fires out of control


August 10th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 10 (DPA) Firefighters in Russia had yet to make headway against the worst wildfires in the country's history Tuesday despite international help, with more than 550 fires still burning, the ... Read more...

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Denver released largest amount of greenhouse gases this year


September 24th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 24 (ANI): A new study has determined that Denver, US, released the largest amount of greenhouse gases (GHG) and Barcelona, Spain, the smallest amount this year.The study documented how differences ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Setting world standards for e-waste recycling important to curb harmful processing practices


September 16th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): Experts behind the world's first international e-waste academy have said that processes and policies governing the reuse and recycling of electronic products need to be standardized worldwide to ... Read more...

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Assocham seeks 30-year tax exemption for solid waste plants


December 7th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) An industry lobby Sunday urged the government to extend income-tax exemption for all solid waste processing projects to 30 years from the current 10 years to encourage ... Read more...

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Chandigarh gets Rs 300 mn solid waste treatment plant


May 21st, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) Chandigarh got its first Rs.300 million solid waste processing plant Wednesday, but the city's mayor and several councillors boycotted the launch function. Spread over 10 acres and jointly ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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