Environmental Governance Newsletter October 2015

December 18, 2015

TOP STORY
Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojna (PMKKKY) - A Mixed Bag of Opportunities
 
CSE Analysis of PMKKKY alied to the District Mineral Foundations ( DMFs )
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RegulatorY Watch
   
New sand mining guidelines call for robust monitoring and sustainable development
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Madhya Pradesh government gives go-ahead to Ken-Betwa river link
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Parliamentary Standing Committee rejects TSR Subramanian report on environmental laws
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Court Watch
Gujarat high court orders fencing of water bodies in Thatlej area
In the absence of proper protection laws, the city’s lakes are becoming vulnerable to encroachments and building activity, say activists
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Green Clearance Watch
 
Environmental Clearance Analysis: May- August 2015
• 91 projects cleared in major development sectors.

• Mining: central focus of clearances, accounts for nearly 65% of total projects cleared.
The Bailadila Iron Ore Project of Chattisgarh and Dibang Multipurpose Project of Arunachal Pradesh cleared. Both projects are in rich forests.
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Mining
   
CSE recently framed the Model District Mineral Foundation Rules which have been constructively looked at by States
The Model District Mineral Foundation Rules follow the CSE Policy Note on DMF which can be found
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DMF Rules notified by Odisha
Odisha's DMF rules will bring limited benefit to mining-affected communities, says CSE
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Waste Management
 
   
E-toxic trail
Moradabad's e-waste dismantling and recycling industry has severely polluted the Ramganga river.
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Switching to recycling
Sri Lanka becomes first country in South Asia to recycle compact fluorescent lamps
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Editor's Note
chandra_bhushanDear Readers,

With this issue, we are pleased to present a revamped version of Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) Environmental Governance Newsletter which will be a bi-monthly from now onwards.
- Chandra Bhushan
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Studies and Publications
Recommendations To Address The Issues Of Informal Sector Involved In E-Waste Handling
Specifically adresses waste management issues in Moradabad
 
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