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Work Overview

CSE's Industry and Environment Unit addresses an array of environmental issues related to Indian industries. It conducts research and advocacy on the impact of industrial pollution and provides training in related issues.

New Environmental Norms: Way forward

October 5, 2016: Centre for Science and Environment conducted a meeting on September 7, 2016 to arrive at a roadmap to expedite the implementation of the recently notified environmental standards for coal-based power station by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC). 

Brief note on workshop on Cumulative Impact Assessment: Need for better assessment tool: Time to deliberate


July 18, 2016: Centre for Science and Environment organized a roundtable to discuss the technical parameters to be considered to retire plants which has exceeded their design life and performing inefficiently. 

POLICY BRIEF: Shutting Old Capacity: The 34 GW Question

Discusses the environmental, economic and technical parameters that can be used to identify power plant units which have exceeded their design life for retirement

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CSE’s Roundtable on Pollution Control Technology options for Coal based power plants

July 8, 2016: Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) organized a roundtable inviting pollution control equipment manufacturers on Thursday to discuss various technology options available to meet the recently notified emission limiting standards for coal based power plants. The meeting was attended by 32 participants from 18 companies. 


Latest Clippings

This report evaluates the disclosure practices of 100 major emerging market multinationals headquartered in 15 countries and active in 185 countries. The report is part of a series on corporate reporting



Heat on Power

First-ever environmental impact study of India’s coal thermal power sector, covering 47 plants with 55% of the country‘s thermal electricity capacity – “Heat on Power” 

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BEST AVAILABLE TECHNIQUES for Indian Iron and Steel Sector

This document briefly lists the best available techniques (BAT) for design, technology and operational performance of the Indian Iron and Steel sector. For each technique under different iron and steel manufacturing processes, the Indian best practice and the global best practice has been presented. The Indian best practice figures represent the values observed from the Centre for Science and Environment’s Green Rating Project (GRP) study of the sector in India for the year 2009-10.

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Into The Furnace

This latest book is on the environment status of the Indian Steel Sector.

Based on CSE's recent environmental rating done of major iron and steel plants of India, we have rated 21 top Indian steel companies in this book, from the Private as well as the Public Sector.

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Training Programs & Capacity Building

EIA wind power projects

As of 2012, India has exploited only 18% of its total wind power potential.

Down To Earth

Supriya Sule joins Parliament panel on science and technology; panel to submit report on Bill that gives easy access to GM crops in three months
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