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Delhi High Court asks for detailed response on the case on banning junk food in schools

  • Court wants to know which junk foods should be regulated. Fixes next hearing for August 6, 2014.
  • CSE welcomes the court’s directive in the 2010 PIL filed by Uday Foundation.
  • CSE has pointed out that the recent junk food-related guidelines submitted by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India to the court are ineffective in addressing the prayers of the PIL; says the food industry has managed to dilute the guidelines.

Decentralised renewable energy is the solution to India’s energy poverty

  • Union minister for new and renewable energy, Farooq Abdullah, releases CSE’s Citizen’s Report on State of Renewable Energy

Mr Chidambaram, please show guts to win votes

UPA II should have had the courage to stand by its earlier decision to tax cars and SUVs higher to address the crisis of energy and pollution, says CSE 

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UPA II should have had the courage to stand by its earlier decision to tax cars and SUVs higher to address the crisis of energy and pollution, says CSE

Who is the one not playing by the rules – India or the US?

• US complains again to World Trade Organization about India ‘restricting US companies from doing business in India’

CSE criticises the United Progressive Alliance government's move to let the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Bill lapse

  • The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Bill 2011 was tabled in Parliament in December, 2011 – it will lapse if not passed 

Supreme Court admits EPCA report on priority measures to control air pollution

Issues notices to Centre and governments of Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh 

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Issues notices to Centre and governments of Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh

Beijing’s action on air pollution outstrips that by Delhi, says CSE

  • New number crunching by the Centre for science and Environment expose that this winter if air quality classification and health alert system of Beijing or that of the US was applied the city would have been in frequent state of pollution emergency requiring contingency action.

Delhi loses air pollution control race to Beijing

  • CSE releases results of its latest rapid assessment of air quality trends and pollution control measures in Delhi and Beijing

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