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India has tightened pollution norms for coal-based power stations

New standards for coal-based plants will cut down emissions of particulate matter by 65 percent, sulphur dioxide (SO2 ) by 85 percent and nitrogen oxide (NOx) by 70 percent over the next decade. India, which has the world’s fourth-highest coal-based capacity, revised its pollution control norms in 2015.
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Assessment of priorities for District Mineral Foundation (DMF) in Dhanbad

October 29, 2017

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the New Delhi based non-profit think tank has analyzed the situation of mining-affected areas in Dhanbad district, to identify issues where District Mineral Foundation (DMF) funds can be spent and planned for. CSE has shared the findings and the recommendations with the District DMF committee (chaired by the District Commissioner). In a public meeting the findings were also shared and discussed with representatives of gram panchayats and ward members from mining areas, and civil society organizations.

Muzaffarpur celebrated Gandhi Jayanti by observing Swachhtha with daylong programmes, asks citizens to take oath to keep city clean

On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti Muzaffarpur celebrated day long programme on waste management to encourage citizens to join the initiative to keep their city clean.

Photo Gallery: CEM India 2017

TRAINING WORKSHOP: Emission Control Technology for Coal-based Power Sector to meet New Environmental Norms

September 18, 2017: CSE organized a training workshop for pollution control board officials in Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh between September 5 and 8.  The program was designed to impart knowledge on the pollution control technologies available to meet the new emission norms and their functioning. It was structured to have two days classroom session, one-day field visit, and a half day policy discussions.   

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