Bangalore’s Toxic Legacy: Investigating Mavallipura’s Illegal Landfills

A brief of a report prepared by Environment Support Group, Bangalore 4 August 2010 Downloads: Bangalore’s garbage killing people in Mavallipura – Villagers refuse to cremate young victim’s body – 23 July 2010 Ramky Landfill at Mavallipura must be phased out – DSS – 16 October 2009 Press briefing: Why phase out Ramky Landfill at Mavallipura – 14 October 2009 Urgent Update and Call for Action: Mavallipura Landfill in Yelahanka, Bangalore under seige by villagers

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Bangalore’s Garbage Killing People In Mavallipura

Villagers refuse to cremate young victim’s body 23 July 2010 Downloads: Press Release Mavallipura 23 July 2010 Akshay Kumar, a 15 year old boy, died of dengue this morning at Mavallipura, Yelahanka Hobli, 20 kms north of Bangalore. Akshay’s untimely death is the tragic outcome of reckless dumping of hundreds of tonnes of garbage daily by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and M/s Ramky Infrastructure Ltd. at Mavallipura, making it a fertile habitat for mosquitoes

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Ramky Landfill At Mavallipura Must Be Phased Out

Landfill threatens safety of Yelahanka Air Force Base – Villagers demand decontamination of the highly polluted zone and compensation 16 October 2009 Downloads: Mavallipura Press Release – DSS – Kannada, 16 Oct 2009 Mavallipura village, in particular its grazing pastures at Survey No. 8, has been used for dumping Bangalore’s garbage for several years now. Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP – Greater Bangalore Municipal Corporation) has outsourced the task of managing this landfill to M/s

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Why Phase Out Ramky Landfill At Mavallipura

A Press Briefing Written by Sruthi Subbanna 14 October 2009 Downloads: Why Phase Out Mavallipura Report Proper management of solid waste produced by households is one of the biggest challenges faced by humanity today. This is especially true in cities across India, where poor land use planning providing community level solid waste management treatment facilities and poor management practices are creating havoc in local neighbourhoods and at dumpsites. Bangalore city itself generates over 3000 tonnes

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Urgent Update And Call For Action

Mavallipura Landfill in Yelahanka, Bangalore under seige by villagers 7 October 2009 Bangalore Dear Sir or Madam: I am writing from the Ramky landfill in Mavallipura village near Yelahanka, Bangalore. Since this morning local villagers have gathered to discuss with various officials of BBMP who are on a site visit to the facility. This visit has been caused due to extensive pollution by illegal discharge of leachates (highly toxics) into drinking water wells, streams and

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