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October 27-29, 2015                                                        

Date: November 5-6, 2015

New Delhi, India

As 2015 draws to a close, all eyes would be turned towards Paris and CoP21, where the world would be trying to negotiate a global agreement to stem the slide. What are the expectations from Paris? Where do the negotiations stand now? Have any latest scientific breakthroughs happened to throw more light on the subject?

Date: 7-9 December, 2015

‘Septage’ is both solid and liquid waste that accumulates in onsite sanitation systems (OSS) e.g. septic tanks. This has three main components – scum, effluent and sludge. It has an offensive odour, appearance and contains significant levels of grease, grit, hair, debris and pathogenic micro organisms. The construction and management of OSS are left largely to ineffective local practices and there is lack of holistic septage management practices.

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is an important tool to inform decision- makers, regulators and stakeholders, about the possible environmental, social and economic costs of the proposed project. To be effective, it requires the active involvement of all concerned stakeholders.

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