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Issue 66
October , 2015
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Image for bulleted text  “Training of Trainers” (ToT) on Bio-medical & mercury waste management in Bihar

Toxics Free Healthcare team of Toxics Link conducted a 3-day “Training of Trainers” (ToT) on Bio-medical and mercury was ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Roundtable Meeting on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

Toxics Link organized a half day roundtable meet at Radisson Blu Marina, Hotel, New Delhi on 30th October to get better ...More

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Image for bulleted text REPORT / INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Image for bulleted text  China, developing countries crying foul over UN climate change summit in Bonn

The G77 group of more than 130 developing nations - including China and India - rejected a slimmed-down, draft agreement ...More

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Image for bulleted text  'Deficient' nuclear waste ship sails for Australia from France

A ship carrying 25 tonnes of reprocessed nuclear waste sailed from France for Australia on Thursday despite protests fro ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Vast Alpine glacier could almost vanish by 2100 due to warming

One of Europe's biggest glaciers, the Great Aletsch, coils 23km (14 miles) through the Swiss Alps - and yet this mighty ...More

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Image for bulleted text  The Chemical in Cupcake Wrappers and Cookware Might Be Causing Cancer

Teflon, the chemical that coats nonstick pans, is making news again: On Wednesday, an Ohio jury awarded 59-year-old Carl ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Thiruvananthapuram corporation ropes in private firms for plastic, e-waste management

The health wing of city corporation, in a clear move to distance ...More

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Image for bulleted text  GPCB unearths illegal dumping of chemicals

In an overnight operation, a team of Gujarat Pollution Control Bo ...More

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Image for bulleted text  HC extends deadline for Mumbai dumping grounds to comply with anti-pollution rules

The Bombay high court on Tuesday extended by two months the deadl ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Govt to use waste-to-value technology for cleaner, healthier environment

Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed chaired a meeting to discus ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Ludhiana MC lacks nerve to punish makers of polythene bags

The municipal corporation (MC) has made tall claims in the past o ...More

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Image for bulleted text  26 waste-to-energy plants planned

Twenty-six waste-to-energy plants, one for each Assembly constitu ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Draft notification seeks complete ban on plastic

Karnataka seems to be moving towards a complete ban on plastic, a ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Government distributes 2 crore LED bulbs, saves Rs 1,000 crore a year

The Narendra Modi government's programme to get consumers to repl ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Municipal commissioners to face action for not taking measures to handle sewage and garbage in cities

Taking note of its internal report that shows severe negligence o ...More

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Image for bulleted text  US-based anthropologist in Mumbai to study noise pollution

Efforts of city-based activist Dr Mahesh Bedekar in monitoring no ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Wristband from e-waste to track carbon footprint

Whatever happened to your old Windows 2000 desktop computer? Are ...More

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Image for bulleted text  NGT clears NMC’s solid waste project

National Green Tribunal (NGT), western zone bench, has cleared Na ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Fine up to Rs 20 cr likely for green violators

The Union Environment Ministry has proposed modification of two g ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Lucknow Municipal Corporation prepares roadmap to Smart City, to use recycled water, LED lights

Lucknow Municipal Corporation has gone a step ahead in mapping th ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Taking cue from Centre, State bans a drug to save vultures

After a ban on multi-vial drugs of Diclofenac by the Centre, now ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Toxic Food is Violation of Rights: National Human Rights Commission

Alarmed over the increase in the quantit¬y of pesticides found in ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Railways to set up a bio-waste processing plant

The Delhi Division of Northern Railway is going to set up a first ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Mumbai firm aims to make India e-waste free

Next time you walk into the Siddhivinayak temple, carry your old ...More

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Image for bulleted text  Set up panel to survey Hindon pollution, suggest steps: NGT

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed authorities to for ...More

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Image for bulleted text  India ‘disappointed’ at draft Paris climate change agreement

India on Wednesday expressed disappointment over the first draft ...More

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Image for bulleted text  India to submit ‘climate action plan’ to UN today

India will on Thursday submit its post-2020 'climate action plan' ...More

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