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CSE "picketed" by pesticide industry employees

Today the pesticide industry sent four employees to ‘picket’ our office. We know that they were employees because when asked, they told us “We work at United Phosphorus Limited” a major producer of pesticides and added further “we have been sent here by our boss”. They brought with them posters and slogans. We offered them water, tea and chairs to sit on.

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India holds on to Endosulfan

At the sixth meeting of Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee (POPRC) to the Stockholm Convention (Geneva Oct 11-15), India once again opposed a global ban on the manufacture, use, import and export of endosulfan. Of the 29 members in the review committee, 24 supported the ban and four (Germany, Ghana, Nigeria and China) abstained.

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At the sixth meeting of Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee (POPRC) to the Stockholm Convention (Geneva Oct 11-15), India once again opposed a global ban on the manufacture, use, import and export of endosulfan. Of the 29 members in the review committee, 24 supported the ban and four (Germany, Ghana, Nigeria and China) abstained.

Report on Profit Sharing to be released in Ranchi

Centre for Science and Environment’s (CSE) will release their report on profit sharing in Ranchi on August 5, 2011 at 2:30 pm. The report is a detailed analysis of the profit sharing mechanism, international practices being followed in different countries, the need for profit sharing, etc.

The report will be released on August 5, 2011 at the Nalanda Hall, Hotel Ranchi Ashok, Doranda, Ranchi, Jharkhand. There will be a presentation on the report, which will be followed by a panel discussion.

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Date: August 5, 2011

Jal Yodhyas

Instead of relying on others for solving his water problem, Ashutosh Agnihotri, an enterprising resident of Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, took up the responsibility himself. In June 2001, while constructing his house, Agnihotri decided to build an underground tank to store rainwater, instead of levelling the ground. The runoff from the roof is diverted through PVC pipes to a 35,000 litres tank. Today, when his neighbours are feeling the stress due to meagre rains, he feels investing Rs 15,000 in installing the system was worth it.

Hyderabad City Dialogue on Air Quality and Transportation Challenge: An Agenda for Action


Organised by:

Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board and Centre for Science and Environment October 07, 2010

APPCB Auditorium, Paryavaran Bhavan, A-3, Industrial Estate, Sanatnagar, Hyderabad

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City Action: Citizens Report on Air Quality and Urban Mobility, Kanpur

The Centre for Science and Environment releases an in-depth report on the city of Kanpur as part of its ongoing initiative to build city action on clean air and mobility.

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CSE releases an in-depth report on the city of Kanpur as part of its ongoing initiative to build city action on clean air and mobility.
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Report of the high powered committee on statutory clearances

In April 2008 an expert group was set up under the chairmanship of the secretary of the Department of Economic Affairs. It comprised representatives of the three industry lobbies (CII, FICCI, Assocham), the privately-owned Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services and Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation and the government-owned India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd.

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Hyderabad City Dialogue on Air Quality and Transportation Challenge: An Agenda for Action

Organised by:
Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board and Centre for Science and Environment October 07, 2010
APPCB Auditorium, Paryavaran Bhavan, A-3, Industrial Estate, Sanatnagar, Hyderabad

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