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"Radiation is our friend, it helps in cancer treatments and its all over the world", claims NPCIL at the public hearing for the Haryana Atomic Power Project

The Public Hearing for the Haryana Atomic Power Project at Gorakhpur, Haryana, was held on July 17 in Gorakhpur village. The project concerns the construction of four nuclear power plants, in Gorakhpur Haryana, with a capacity of 700 mega watts (MW) each by Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL).

Gorakhpur|Haryana|Nuclear Plant|Nuclear Power Corporation Of India (NPCIL)|Public Hearing|Community Support|Story
Instead of groundwater, Gurgaon builders can use treated sewage: CSE
  • Punjab and Haryana High Court restrains Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) from giving licenses to builders unless they give an affidavit that they will not use groundwater

Ground water|Sewage Pollution|Urban Development Authority|Excreta Matters|Press Release
Restore your lakes and ponds, augment sewage treatment: CSE suggests to Madhya Pradesh
  • New Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) releases Excreta Matters, its 71-city study of how Indian urban centres manage their water and sewage

water|Water Sewage|Excreta Matters|Press Release
Rain convention in Dhaka, June 15-17, 2012

Conference and training workshop on rainwater harvesting

CSE training programme|Urban RWH|Story
Restore your lakes and ponds, revisit the public-private-partnership schemes: CSE suggests to Bengaluru
  • New Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) releases Excreta Matters, its 71-city study of how Indian urban centres manage their water and sewage.

Excreta Matters|Lakes|Sewage|water|Excreta Matters|Press Release
WHO says there is a definite link between diesel exhaust and cancer

CSE says India must pay heed to the findings and stop state-sponsored homicide by allowing uncontrolled use of dirty diesel

Cancer|Diesel|World Health Organization (WHO)|Vehicle Technology and Fuel|Updates|Press Release
India's building sector must stop resource guzzling if it wants to be called green

CSE warns against environmental debacle in Indian cities if resource guzzling and wastes in the building construction sector is not minimised

construction|Green Building|Press Release|Sustainable Building
CSE Fellowship Media Briefing Workshop : Tigers, tiger habitats and their conservation in India

June 11-12, 2012

Casuarina Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

India hosts a majority of the world’s tiger population -- about 1,700 tigers, according to the May 2011 census.

Media Briefing Workshop|Policy Intervention|Tigers|World Tigers Population|Media Briefing Workshops|Story
On World Environment Day, CSE warns Delhi’s air pollution and congestion crisis will worsen this decade if urgent action is not taken
  • Nearly every day this summer, both particulate matter and ozone levels have exceeded standards. These pollutants can snuff life out of cities
  • On top of that, carbon dioxide emissions from cars have added to the warming in and around the city
Air Pollution|Press Release|Air Pollution
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