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Lab study finds paints in India have unacceptable levels of toxic lead

New Delhi, August 17, 2009: The paints used in Indian homes come with a deadly health cost. Most of the popular brands of paints contain high quantities of lead, a toxin especially dangerous for children -- says a latest study done by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).

Official delay in setting fuel economy standards smacks of state-sponsored fuel guzzling: CSE

New Delhi, August 12, 2009:
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has claimed that the Indian government is talking in two voices when it comes to setting fuel economy standards for cars – and this is putting the country’s energy security and climate action plan at serious risk.

Why CSE says ‘NO’ to cars

Press Note: March 13, 2009 
Cars may drive growth and aspirations, but they can never meet the commuting needs of urban India. Cars choke cities, harm public health and guzzle more oil.
More than a half of our cities, especially the smaller ones, are getting smothered by critical levels of pollution and congestion.

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Fuel economy standards for cars a step in the right direction: CSE

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) comes out in support of Bureau of Energy Efficiency’s initiative to set fuel economy standards and a labeling programme for cars.



Demands immediate implementation as rapid increase in car numbers and steady drift towards bigger cars threaten India’s energy security.

We need a Union Budget that works for bus users, not private car owners: CSE

 
New Delhi, June 22, 2009: “Tax our cars, Mr Finance Minister, not our buses”: this is – once again -- the message that Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has for Pranab Mukherjee, as he gets set to present the new government’s first Budget.

EPCA decides on action plan for eight critically polluted cities in India:

EPCA decides on action plan for eight critically polluted cities in India
February 5, 2009

International transport expert reviews Delhi BRT:

International transport expert reviews Delhi BRT:
February 7, 2009

CSE's analysis of Automotive Research Association of India's CO2 emissions data points to increased oil guzzling from newer personal cars at a time when oil prices are skyrocketing

CSE's analysis of Automotive Research Association of India's CO2 emissions data points to increased oil guzzling from newer personal cars at a time when oil prices are skyrocketing
June 02, 2008

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