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Environment, Sanitation and Waste Management

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JRC activities with regards to the management of high level nuclear waste continue to follow the two major options chosen in the EU: geological disposal, where the major objective is to prevent the release of radio nuclides to the biosphere over a very long time scale and partitioning and transmutation, which is an alternative waste management strategy that would considerably reduce the radio-toxicity of waste both in activity and in time. The variety of these activities is reflected in seven sub agendas:   Spent fuel characterisation, storage and disposal Partitioning, transmutation and conditioning Basic actinide research
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REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
China, Wuhan: ADB supports wastewater and lake management project ...
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is supporting an urban environmental initiative in Wuhan municipality in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) that it says could be a model for sustainable management of wastewater sludge in the country. The ADB has approved a $100 million loan for the Wuhan Urban Environmental Improvement Project that will involve the treatment and disposal of sewage sludge, and the rehabilitation of polluted lakes and water channels, benefiting up to 3 million urban residents in the municipality. Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province with a population of nearly 9 million people, is successfully treating most of ... market research, surveys and trends
The Eighth Annual Bureau of Sanitation Open Houses: West Los ...
State of California Assembly Bill 939 (AB 939) was signed into law in 1989, establishing a new environmental direction for waste management in the state with the creation of the California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB) and a new mandate for local jurisdictions to meet waste diversion goals to minimize the waste of potentially valuable resources and maximize recycling. AB 939 mandated that the City of Los Angeles, and all cities across the state, meet solid waste diversion goals of 25 percent by 1995 and 50 percent by 2000. To guide the city's effort to increase its diversion rate, Los Angeles created an ... market research, surveys and trends

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ENVIRONMENT, SANITATION AND WASTE MANAGEMENT

Elected officials assume office | Sun.Star Network Online
MAYOR Celso Lorenzo Lobregat took his oath Wednesday as the returning Zamboanga City mayor for 2010-2013 pledging before God and people to serve only the best interest of this city. In his inaugural address, Lobregat urged his fellow officials to pledge to continue in working together and move this city forward. Click here for Election 2010 updates "As we look to the future, new challenges will emerge and let us face them squarely, head-on with renewed spirit and with a firm resolve," Lobregat said. Lobregat was sworn into office by Regional Trial Court Executive Judge Reynerio Estacio in simple rite held at the Garden ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
The Environment and Politics | Liberian Observer
In Liberia: Activists, Students Petition Legislature on Water & Sanitation; As scarcity Undermines Millennium Development Goals They put everything aside, including their studies, despite the approaching fifth marking period of examinations in their respective schools. Instead, they converged on an open air and dusty soccer field to petition their government, and the World at large for access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene, all of which, though essential for leading healthy and happy life, have eluded them for decades. Scores of primary and secondary students, among them civil society activists, on March 22, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
Searching for Bodies and Justice on the Border
Guatemalan Sebastian Quinac organizes search parties to find the bodies of his fellow Maya Kaqchikel who die while walking in search of a better life in the Sonoran Desert. These search parties can put even the searchers lives at risk as they walk all day in temperatures reaching 115 to 120 degrees in southern Arizona along the US/Mexico border. During today's protest of SB 1070 in Tucson, Quinac described the sad effort of searching for the bodies of his fellow Guatemalan Maya in the intense heat of the desert. On Censored Blogtalk Radio, he describes searching for, and finding, a 28-year-old Guatemalan woman, a newly-wed, ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Uncollected Feces Highlight Urban Indian Sanitation Challenge
June 9 (Bloomberg) -- More than half of the human feces in most urban areas of India goes uncollected and none of the country’s 423 cities is “healthy and clean,” according to a government-commissioned survey. Sanitation facilities in two of every five cities “need immediate remedial action” after attaining the lowest of four ratings in a survey commissioned by the Ministry of Urban Development released yesterday. More than half require “considerable improvement” and only four cities, including the capital, New Delhi, received the second-highest ranking. The findings show sanitation ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Improving urban sanitation and municipal solid waste management ...
sanitation and solid waste management. Despite the growing focus in these sectors ... Enabling Environment. Support GoI in developing and disseminating ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Ghana -- Second Urban Environment Sanitation Project - Management ...
The first and second Urban Environment Sanitation Projects (UESP-1 and UESP-2) ... capacity-building efforts including an Integrated Solid Waste Management ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Waste Disposal
The disposal of garbage in the world is a problem that continues to grow with the development of industrialized nations and the growth of population. Since the beginning of time people have needed to find a way of disposing of their trash. In 18th century England and France, carters were paid by individuals to carry trash and discard it on the outskirts of town. Disposal in open pits became routine and Benjamin Franklin initiated the first municipal cleaning program in Philadelphia in 1757. Since then we have come a long way and have developed types of waste that cannot simply be dumped into a hole.  As Americans, ...
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ENVIRONMENT, SANITATION AND WASTE MANAGEMENT
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
WikiAnswers - What is International Hygiene Organisation IHO
composed of representatives from various national standards bodies. Founded on 2007, as a Non Governmental Organisation, organization produces world-wide "Hygiene, Environment Sanitation, Safety and Health" (HESSH) standards. IHO have offices in Ireland and India. IHO is now renamed as Hygiene Standard Institute (HSI) Mission International Hygiene Organisation (IHO) is governed by a group of managers, doctors and educators, whose agenda is to promote "Hygiene, Health, Environmental management and safety" world-wide for the well-being of humanity and the Universe. Its mission is: To promote an understanding of ...
Google Answers: plz tell me about the state and impact of Vietnam ...
Thanks for posting such an interesting question. Medical wastes can be a significant concern because, in addition to conventional toxic pollutants like mercury, chlorinated plastics, and solvents, medical wastes also include a fair number of exotic materials not found in typical waste streams. Of special concern are infectious tissues, and radioactive materials used for diagnostics and treatment. Rapidly developing economies like that in Vietnam are trying to enter the arena of global commerce without repeating many of the mistakes of their more-developed neighbors, and that includes increased attention to matters of ...