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October , 2017
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Waste norms not observed at Bhalswa landfill site

Source: The Tribune, New Delhi, Date: October , 2017

Source: The Tribune, New Delhi, Oct 29, 2017:- There is always a fire at Bhalswa landfill site and the garbage is being dumped there even today. The irony is that for the disposal of waste, the norms set by the Central Environment Ministry are not being followed even after a disaster has happened. People, especially children, living in the nearby area of the site are becoming victims of life-threatening diseases like cancer. Due to the negligence of the government agencies, people have raised the demand of closing the landfill site many times, organised agitations and the matter was raised in Parliament as well, but the outcome was zero.

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