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Issue 73
December , 2016
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Image for bulleted text  Toxics Link has been working towards increasing compliance of bio-medical waste in the country

Toxics Link has been working towards increasing compliance of bio-medical waste in the country and engages with State Po ...More

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Image for bulleted text REPORT / INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Image for bulleted text  Oakland's Toxic Lead Contamination Isn't in the Water. It's in the Buildings and Dirt, and It's Bad.

Oakland Dec 29, 2016 : According to a recently published Reuters report, Oakland's Fruitvale neighborhood is one of 3,0 ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Looming phase-out of lead-containing paints elates toxics watchdog

Philippine, Dec 29, 2016 : A non-profit watch group on toxic chemicals has lauded the fast approaching deadline for the ...More

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Image for bulleted text   China detains 11 for dumping garbage in Yangtze river

Shanghai, Dec 26, 2016 : China has detained 11 people for dumping more than 2,900 tonnes of garbage into the Yangtze riv ...More

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Image for bulleted text   China launches satellite to monitor global carbon emissions

Beijing, Dec 22, 2016 : China Thursday launched a global carbon dioxide monitoring satellite to understand climate chan ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Asbestos ban to be announced by federal government next week

Canada,Dec 9, 2016 : The federal government plans to announce a comprehensive ban on asbestos in Canada next week, CBC N ...More

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Image for bulleted text NEWS

Image for bulleted text  War on pollution begins, but only small battles won

Air pollution was a major talking point the whole of 2016. It kep ...More

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Image for bulleted text  NGO aims to create Zero Waste Zones in Capital

New Delhi, Dec 30, 2016 : Planting and sustaining 100 million tre ...More

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Image for bulleted text  AAP-BJP tussle kills revival plan of dying city lake

New Delhi, Dec 29, 2016 : AAP-BJP political battle in the capital ...More

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Image for bulleted text    An environmental time bomb

Kerala, Dec 29, 2016 : Despite the high-octane campaign against t ...More

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Image for bulleted text    Metro creates art out of waste, sets up park in east Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 28, 2016 : From iron scraps to discarded sheets, b ...More

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Image for bulleted text   Despite NGT order, waste burning continues unabated in Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 27, 2016 : For residents of Nizamuddin, waking up ...More

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Image for bulleted text   6 kids take on industries spewing venom

New Delhi, Dec 27, 2016 : Six children have moved the National Gr ...More

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Image for bulleted text  No tax on CO2 emissions in China's new environment law

New Delhi, Dec 25, 2016 : The National Green Tribunal has directe ...More

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Image for bulleted text   NGT bans open waste burning

New Delhi, Dec 23, 2016 : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Th ...More

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Image for bulleted text   Dump your plastic bottle in smart bin, pocket freebies

New Delhi, Dec 23, 2016 : Now throwing garbage in dustbins will g ...More

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Image for bulleted text  China chokes again as pollution rises, schools and factories closed

New Delhi, Dec 22, 2016 : Northern China was shrouded in almost r ...More

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Image for bulleted text    MPCB to take action against illegal dumping of biomedical waste

Kolhapur, Dec 22, 2016 : The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board ...More

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Image for bulleted text  NGT pulls up UP Govt. over Ganga pollution

New Delhi, Dec 21, 2016 : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on We ...More

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Image for bulleted text   NCPRB directs Delhi, adjoining states to submit plans to control air pollution

New Delhi, Dec 21, 2016 : With poor air quality in the national c ...More

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Image for bulleted text   Will government shut down power plants within 300 kms of city?

New Delhi, Dec 21, 2016 : If the proposal of IIT Kanpur is implem ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Delhi plans Special Purpose Vehicle to clean Yamuna

New Delhi, Dec 21, 2016 : The Delhi government on Tuesday propose ...More

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Image for bulleted text   South corporation moves to cut landfill burden

New Delhi, Dec 19, 2016 : With emphasis on segregation of waste i ...More

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Image for bulleted text   Packaged food labels may soon carry details of salt, sugar content

New Delhi, Dec 18, 2016 : Food and beverage companies may have to ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Plastic bag ban scuttled for political gains

New Delhi, Dec 16, 2016 : With plastic bags being used with impun ...More

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Image for bulleted text   Forget Delhi, Varanasi has India's most toxic air

New Delhi, Dec 13, 2016 : The holy city of Varanasi has India’s m ...More

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Image for bulleted text   Waste dealers bear currency ban brunt

New Delhi, Dec 12, 2016 : Tucked behind the boundary wall of Delh ...More

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Image for bulleted text   Coming soon: A zero-waste colony in east Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 12, 2016 : East Delhi Municipal Corporation has de ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Experts call proposed landfill on Yamuna riverbank ‘preposterous’

New Delhi, Dec 10, 2016 : Concerned about the East Delhi Municipa ...More

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Image for bulleted text    Don’t use newspaper to pack food, says FSSAI

New Delhi, Dec 10, 2016 : If you are about to squeeze the oil out ...More

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Image for bulleted text   Okhla waste-to-energy plant safe: CPCB tells NGT

New Delhi, Dec 9, 2016 : Justifying setting up of the waste-to-en ...More

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Image for bulleted text   Place list of hazardous industries in East Delhi: NGT

New Delhi, Dec 8, 2016 : Industrial units operating in residentia ...More

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Image for bulleted text   Pollution in Yamuna: NGT notices to MoEF, Delhi government

New Delhi, Dec 8, 2016 : A plea alleging that untreated sewage an ...More

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Image for bulleted text   First polluted river in the world discovered

New Delhi, Dec 5, 2016 : Scientists have discovered what could be ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Industries across NCR using sulphur-heavy fuel, says Environment Pollution authority

New, Dec 3, 2016 : Rampant use of sulphur-heavy fuel like furnace ...More

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Image for bulleted text   National Green Tribunal bans disposable plastic in Delhi, allows Okhla plant

New Delhi, Dec 2, 2016 : The National Green Tribunal on Friday ba ...More

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Image for bulleted text   EDMC signs MoU, Ghazipur waste to be used by NHAI

New Delhi; Dec 1, 2016 : Months after announcing to use Municipal ...More

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