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CSE welcomes FSSAI move that halves trans fat limit from 10 to 5 per cent

  • FSSAI has cut down the maximum permitted trans fats in fats and oils. At 5 per cent, the new standards are half of the earlier limit and will come into force by August 2016

CSE welcomes Delhi government decision on recycling of construction and demolition waste

  • Delhi has mandated recycled products from construction and demolition (C&D) waste in all future contracts for building works and road works to be taken up by the Delhi government and its agencies

DMF rules notified by Odisha Government will bring limited benefit to mining-affected communities, says CSE

  • CSE analysis shows management of DMF funds is bureaucrat-driven with minimal participation of affected communities in decision-making bodies

CSE welcomes ministry recommendations on banning sale of junk foods in school canteens, wants these implemented across schools in India

  • A committee on junk food and childhood obesity set up by the Ministry of Women and Child Development has recommended ban on junk foods in school canteens and within 200 meters of  school

CSE condemns misrepresentation of findings of recent CSIR study on diesel and CNG buses

Says it misleads policy action on emissions standards and technology roadmap for CNG and diesel buses in India 

CSE shares proposal on equitably reducing HFCs between developed and developing countries

  • CSE shares proposal to reduce HFCs – coolants used in refrigerants and air-conditioners that causes global warming

CSE condemns Delhi government decision of scrapping BRT without strategy for integrated public transport systems

  • CSE believes it is regrettable that the Delhi government has prioritised taking back the space from the transport of the masses to give it to the polluting cars and SUVs in a city where every third child has impaired lungs.

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