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ICMR committee to test heavy metals and phthalates in toys.

A committee formed to test toxicity of heavy metals and phthalates in toys will begin their investigation soon. The 11 member committee formed by the Indian Council for Medical Research on the behest of the Ministry of Health was formed in November, 2009 after the Supreme Court ordered the testing of level of heavy metals in toys.

Training Programme on Domestic Wastewater Treatment and Reuse

Date: August 24 - 28, 2010
The water and sewage management in cities will determine the quality of life in urban India. Most cities are today water stressed, unable to cope with the water demand of the growing urban populations and to treat the resulting wastewater.

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Date: August 24 - 28, 2010

Training Programme on Urban Rainwater Harvesting

Date: July 27 - 31, 2010
Every summer, there is a big hue and cry for drinking water in our cities. Rapid urbanization and industrialization is leading to over exploitation and pollution of water resources. It leads to scarcity of water. On the other hand our water demands are increasing day by day.

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Kolkata City Dialogue on Air quality and transportation challenge: An agenda for action

Kolkata, March 16, 2011

This workshop was supported by Jamsetji Tata Trust

New Delhi based Centre for Science and Environment in collaboration with the Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority(KMDA) has jointly organized a day long meet -- “Kolkata City Dialogue on Air quality and transportation challenge: An agenda for action” on March 16, 2011 in Royal Bengal auditorium at City Center, Salt Lake City, Kolkata.

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Request from local villagers: assessing impact of asbestos fibre cement roofing sheet plant in Chainpur, Bihar

The proposed Asbestos Fibre Cement Roofing Sheet factory owned by M/s Balmukund Cement & Roofing Ltd., village Chainpur, block Marwan, District Muzaffarpur, Bihar has started an illegal construction of project before the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) accorded Environmental clearance.

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Churning Still Water - Briefing Paper on Urban Waterbodies

Urban waterbodies play an important role in flood control, groundwater recharge and water supply to help cities adapt to climate change effects.

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Capturing Rainwater

A way to augment Chandigarh’s water resources

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CSE report on city wide rainwater harvesting for Chandigarh as a part of its work as Centre Of Excellence under the Ministry of Urban Development. 

Challenge of the New Balance

CSE's landmark study on how India will reduce emissions to combat climate change.

In 2009, CSE began analysing the six most emissions-intensive industrial sectors to find out how Indian industry performs – and will perform in future - in terms of reduction in emissions. These sectors – power, steel, cement, aluminium, paper and pulp and fertilizers - together accounted for over 60 per cent of India’s CO2 emissions in 2008-09.

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12 Fellows selected for the Eleventh CSE Media Fellowship - Justice at Bay : The Forest Rights Act

This fellowship was supported by Jamshedji Tata Trust

February 10, 2011 – April 10, 2011 

Millions of people are linked to forests, some derive their livelihoods from them, others call them home. The forests, however, are subjected to continuous exploitation due to varied reasons beyond the realm of sustenance, rendering the forest dwellers most vulnerable.

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Date : February 10, 2011 – April 10, 2011

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