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Children’s day comes with a grim reminder of growing health risk from worsening environmental risks, especially air pollution.

Landmark studies released in the capital today shows air pollution is now the second largest killer in India. 

‘Double standards’adopted by fast food multinational companiesin use of antibioticsin chicken production, reveals CSE’s latest assessment

Specific and time-bound commitments to eliminate antibiotic misuse in chicken supply chains made inseveral developed countries; no such steps taken inIndia

Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control Authority) Authority (EPCA) for Delhi-NCR

New Delhi, November 8, 2017: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) task force has advised EPCA that given the prevailing air pollution emergency in the city, there is a need to take actions which are listed in the severe plus category.

In these bad air days, temporary measures will not work: CSE

New Delhi, November 8, 2017: On the second day of the worst episode of severe air quality this winter, even as governments went into a huddle to thrash out solutions, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) cautioned against putting too much hope in temporary solutions such as closure of schools. 

As Delhi’s pollution levels rise to severe, EPCA directs governments to impose all conditions under the Graded Response Action Plan

 

under severe category; start preparedness for tougher action and appeals to governments to take this public health emergency seriously and to undertake massive and drastic action to control air pollution 

Assessment of priorities for District Mineral Foundation (DMF) in Dhanbad

October 29, 2017

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the New Delhi based non-profit think tank has analyzed the situation of mining-affected areas in Dhanbad district, to identify issues where District Mineral Foundation (DMF) funds can be spent and planned for. CSE has shared the findings and the recommendations with the District DMF committee (chaired by the District Commissioner). In a public meeting the findings were also shared and discussed with representatives of gram panchayats and ward members from mining areas, and civil society organizations.

Supreme Court directs environment ministry to notify Comprehensive Action Plan to improve air quality

CSE welcomes the order. Calls for stringent implementation to address the health emergency in the region

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