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Duke Energy submits coal ash excavation plans to NC DENR

22/11/2014 These plans and all associated permits must be approved by NC DENR before any excavation work can begin. Under North Carolina's Coal Ash Management...

Councillors back 'ideal' site for recycling plant

22/11/2014 COUNCILLORS have hailed a site in York's green belt as "ideal" for a waste recycling factory.Members of City of York Council's planning committee w...

IN BRIEF

22/11/2014 World's Greatest Cookie Sale celebrates 24 years Still going strong after 24 years, The World's Greatest Cookie Sale will again be held the day aft...

Campaigners fear county vote could revive King's Lynn incinerator scheme

22/11/2014 Anti-incinerator campaigners have reacted angrily after a Norfolk County Council committee said the method should be considered in future waste ma...

North Carolina: Curb it! Thanksgiving Collection Schedule

22/11/2014 City of Charlotte, The State of North Carolina has issued the following news release:The City of Charlotte Solid Waste Services will not collect g...

`70% of sewage plants defunct'

22/11/2014 Union minister of state (independent charge) for environment and forests, Prakash Javadekar, said on Friday that 70% of all sewage treatment plants...

Wallingford council delays action on Covanta trash proposal

22/11/2014 WALLINGFORD >> The Town Council wants more time before it decides whether to allow Covanta Energy to amend its contract with the town and con...

Going green: We need to get people more involved; Environmentalist Eugene Tay, 37, tells Walter Sim why he gives a "B" grade to the Sustainable Singapore Blueprint 2015.

22/11/2014 • What do you think of the blueprint (an update of the 2009 masterplan setting out targets and strategies for sustainable development until 2...

West Virginia: Mayor Jones: Recycling Center needs to remove potentially hazardous materials

22/11/2014 City of Charleston The State of West Virginia has issued the following news release: The accumulation of plastic and other flammable materials at ...

CITY OF LAWRENCE RECOGNIZED WITH KANSAS OUTSTANDING SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AWARD

22/11/2014 LAWRENCE, Kan., Nov. 21 -- The city of Lawrence issued the following news release:The City of Lawrence Solid Waste Division received the outstandin...

Poultry farm restrictions will stay in place for weeks

22/11/2014 Restrictions surrounding the farm at the centre of the bird flu outbreak in East Yorkshire will remain in place for at least another three and a h...

Mandur out of the dump, but alternatives not ready

22/11/2014 It was celebration time in Mandur on Friday. Dumping of garbage stopped in the village, near Hoskote, a good 10 days before the December 1 deadline...

Beijing adds waste incineration power plants

22/11/2014 Beijing Municipality plans to complete construction of twelve waste incineration plants in suburban areas by the end of next year, according to the...

Arkansas: Recycled Gift Tags

22/11/2014 Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism, The State of Arkansas has issued the following event detail: Recycled Gift TagsMississippi River State...

Finnish firms to set up waste management plants in Vadodara

22/11/2014 VADODARA: The city may finally have quality animal waste and solid waste management system in coming years. Companies from Finland are planning to ...

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