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Anil Agarwal Dialogue on Green Clearances

Press Release

  • Two-day Anil Agarwal Dialogue on Green Clearances kicks off in Delhi with 150 participants from NGOs across India

  • Dialogue organised by CSE to discuss clearance processes, whether these processes are working, and what they aim to achieve 

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Date:  February 24-25, 2012

Environmental Clearance for 218 Coal Mines Under Different Stages of Approval

According to the Press Information Bureau, 218 mines of Coal India Limited (CIL) are operating in violation to the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification 2006. These are pre-1994 mines when the EIA notification was not in place. These mines never applied for clearance and are operating on renewal of lease basis. Ninety one of these mines belong to Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL), 103 to Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL), 20 to Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) and 4 mines to Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL).

Anil Agarwal Dialogue on Green Clearances: February 24- 25, 2012

New Delhi

The Anil Agarwal Dialogue was aimed to bring together NGOs, experts, policy makers and media from  all across the country to discuss the issue of green clearance, their recommendations were collated into a charter of demands at the end of the two day brain-storming.

This workshop is co supported by Jamsetji Tata Trust

 

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Date: February 24- 25, 2012

Environment is not impeding growth’: CSE responds to industry leaders’ open letter

New Delhi, October 13, 2011: Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has expressed its strong disagreement with some of the contents of an ‘open letter to leaders’, written recently by India’s top industrialists. In a response to the open letter, CSE’s director general Sunita Narain has refuted the industry leaders’ contention that environmental clearances are delaying projects and hampering growth.

CSE releases assessment of environmental clearances

In the five years of the 11th Five Year Plan (2007-August 2011), there has been an unprecedented scale of environmental clearances issued by the Union ministry of environment and forests. 

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