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Wastewater and FSM lab

 Set up a state-of-art, independent laboratory to develop testing protocols and validation system for wastewater and faecal sludge treatment

Research and Ganga monitoring plan

 Provide research-based solutions on technology options, knowledge support on demonstration projects, and assist in developing protocols for waste/ FSM: 

Capacitating public functionaries and institutions on wastewater and septage management

This chiefly involves measures to provide training and handholding support to urban local bodies and other key stakeholders from 10 small / medium-sized cities in the Ganga basin in preparing City Sanitation Plan (CSP) with decentralised wastewater treatment, septage management. 

Environmental Clearance November-December 2015

CSE analysed the status of environmental clearances (ECs) for the period November – December 2015 cleared by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC). Analysis of clearances for certain development sectors including mining, iron and steel, and cement suggested that a total of 29 projects were cleared during this period. Data from the EC letters made available by the MoEF&CC as of 15th January, 2016 has been used for the analysis. 

Forest Clearance Analysis January - December, 2015

The Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 outlines different procedures for clearances of projects that are above and below 40 Ha. This report presents findings on forest clearances for projects above 40Ha granted in the year 2015. All data from the report has been obtained from the MoEF&CC’s website on forest clearance (www.forestsclearance.nic.in). As already known, forest clearance is a 2-stage process under the FC Act, 1980. The report has analysed the stage 1 and stage-2 clearances separately.

Stage 2 Clearance:

Two week training programme on “Waste Management: Policies, Issues, Challenges and Way Forward, December 7-18, 2015”

The two week programme on “Waste Management: Policies, Issues, Challenges and Way Forward”, was held in New Delhi from December 7-18, 2015 under the tripartite agreement between CSE, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) and Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

CSE invites:Organic Farmers' Market




 

Front Page Teaser: 

Date: January 30, 2016

New Delhi-based research body Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) monitors air pollution exposure levels in Kolkata

Will release its findings on January 30, 2016

Dear Friend, 

Front Page Teaser: 

Date:January 30, 2016

CSE Stakeholder discussion forum: Kolkata City Dialogue on Air quality and transportation challenge: An agenda for action

Venue: Conference room, Lytton Hotel, 14 & 14/1, Sudder Street (near Indian Museum), Kolkata

Date: January 30, 2016 (Saturday)

Time: 9.30 am – 2.00 pm

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Date: January 30, 2016

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