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, 2015
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Nod to waste recycling plant

Source: The Tribune, Date: , 2015

Finally, a big respite has come for residents of Dehradun city, especially of the Sahastradhara area who have been living a miserable life near the trenching ground of the Dehradun Municipal Corporation (DMC). After a long struggle of eight years, the state government yesterday gave the DMC approval to go ahead with the Shishambara solid waste recycling plant at Vikasnagar. The solid waste management project under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission was launched in 2008 and the work of the first phase also get started in 2011. But the second phase work got stuck, as the Union government denied environment clearance for the recycling plant. The DMC approached the Supreme Court which gave it the clearance for the second phase work.

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