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National Green Tribunal stalls POSCO

In a stirring judgement passed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), the green signal given to South Korea’s Pohang Iron and Steel Company (POSCO) to go-ahead with their mega steel project in Odisha has been suspended.

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Unclear Voices: Another Controversial Public Hearing in Chhattisgarh

Photograph courtesy: Sri Alok Putul (Senior Journalist)  
   

In the hot-seat of Chhattisgarh, another controversial public hearing took place in the process of granting environmental clearance to the proposed expansion of a coal washing facility.

EIA analysis of an expansion project in Raigarh - Korba West Power Co. Ltd.

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) carried out a technical analysis of the EIA report of the expansion project of thermal power plant of M/s Korba West Power Company Limited. The analysis was carried out on the request of Raghuvir Pradhan of Ekta Parishad. The public hearing for the project was scheduled on February 9, 2012.

Anil Agarwal Dialogue on Green Clearances

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  • Two-day Anil Agarwal Dialogue on Green Clearances kicks off in Delhi with 150 participants from NGOs across India

  • Dialogue organised by CSE to discuss clearance processes, whether these processes are working, and what they aim to achieve 

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Date:  February 24-25, 2012

EIA analysis of MSP Sponge Iron

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) analysed the EIA report of the proposed expansion of a ferro alloy plant and captive thermal power plant. The plant belongs to MSP sponge Iron Limited with capacity of 63,000 tonnes per annum (TPA) of silico manganese  and 92,475 TPA of Ferro manganese proposed to come up in village Manuwapali of Riagarh district in Chhattisgarh. Raghubeer Pradhan of Ekta Parishad approached CSE to carry out a technical review of this EIA for the public hearing of the project on December 16, 2011.

Public hearing of Rajan Coal Washery (Raigarh)

A CSE representative was present at the public hearing of a coal washery in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh.

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Environment is not impeding growth’: CSE responds to industry leaders’ open letter

New Delhi, October 13, 2011: Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has expressed its strong disagreement with some of the contents of an ‘open letter to leaders’, written recently by India’s top industrialists. In a response to the open letter, CSE’s director general Sunita Narain has refuted the industry leaders’ contention that environmental clearances are delaying projects and hampering growth.

EIA analysis of a 4,000 MW thermal power plant (Gujarat)

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) analysed the EIA report of an upcoming thermal power plant of 4,000 megawatt (MW) in Jamnagar district of Gujarat.Mahesh Parmar of Paryavaran Mitra approached CSE to carry out a technical review of this EIA for the public hearing of the project on September 20, 2011.

System of green clearances not working for environment and people and clearances not the impediment to growth, says CSE’s new study

  • New assessment by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) finds unprecedented scale of clearances being given by the ministry of environment to industrial projects in the last five years

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CSE releases assessment of environmental clearances

In the five years of the 11th Five Year Plan (2007-August 2011), there has been an unprecedented scale of environmental clearances issued by the Union ministry of environment and forests. 

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