India has tightened guidelines for storage of toxic industrial waste. But is it enough?

Disposal facilities are not the final solution, but are good business as long as subsidized India generates 8.14 million tonnes of hazardous industrial waste in a year, according to cpcb. Of this, at least 350,000 tonnes have to be incinerated. However, the capacity of the tsdfs in the country to incinerate waste is much less

Enforcement and monitoring are the key to safety Having tsfds and guidelines in place does not mean the waste has been taken care of. As the beil accident showed, cpcb

Deadline for disposing UCIL waste THE Madhya Pradesh High Court on December 16 issued fresh directions to dispose the toxic waste lying at the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal. The waste is to be incinerated at the waste treatment site in Ankleshwar industrial area of Gujarat. The court directed the Gujarat government to dispose the hazardous waste by January 31, 2009. The waste has been

High court order on removal of the waste from the UCIL factory at Bhopal.

Around 60 healthcare facilities are not incinerating their hazardous waste, while around 132 healthcare centres are using the incineration facilities for hazardous waste available at the Shalimar Hospital Waste Management Company (SHWMC), officials at the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) and the SHWMC said on Thursday.

Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities (TSDFs) facilitate collection, reception, transport, treatment, storage and disposal of hazardous wastes in an environmentally sound manner. The disposal facility may be having only a secured land fill (SLF) for ultimate disposal of hazardous wastes or may be having incineration alone or combination of secured landfill & incineration.

This paper presents a detailed computational fluid dynamics (CFD) based approach for modeling thermal destruction of hazardous wastes in a circulating fluidized bed (CFB)incinerator.

a landfill and compost plant proposed to come up near the Yamuna at Kuberpur village in Agra came in for criticism at a recent public hearing at Agra Collectorate. Environmentalists and social activists are concerned that incineration of waste at the plant will release toxic pollutants, dioxins and furans, in the environment. The Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam

Stop Trashing the Climate provides compelling evidence that preventing waste and expanding reuse, recycling, and composting programs