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CSE welcomes the government’s proposal to provide 26 per cent of mining profits to local communities

Critiques industry’s reported reticence in sharing its profits with project-affected people.

• New Delhi-based NGO Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) says the provision of benefit-sharing envisioned in the proposed Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 2010 is the “first step towards repairing and repaying the damages done to poor communities living on mineral-rich lands”

Benefit Sharing|Community|CSE|Deforestation|Forests|Minerals|Mining|Media Resource Centre|Press Release
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.

CSE Study|Endosulfan|Health Effects|Kasaragod|Kerala|National Institute Of Occupational Health (NIOH)|Padre Village|Pesticide Industry|Pesticide Poisoning|Rotterdam Convention|Endosulfan|Story
Capturing Rainwater

A way to augment Chandigarh’s water resources

Chandigarh|CSE|Groundwater Recharge|rainwater harvesting|Water Management|Story
CSE Press Note: Clean air before the Games: Are we living up to it?
  • CSE releases the results of its latest assessment of pre-Commonwealth air quality and air pollution control measures 
Air Pollution|Air Quality Standards|CSE Study|Delhi|Health Effects|Public Transport|Respiratory Diseases|Media Resource Centre|Press Release
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