Balwinder Singh Sidhu, Commissioner of Agriculture, Government of Punjab, talks about Punjab’s agriculture strategy to adapt to climate change at the release of the book “Rising to the Call : Good practices of Climate Change Adaptation in India” held on the 19th December
Sponge iron is an intermediate product used for the manufacture of steel. Also referred to as Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) or Hot Briquetted Iron (HBI) in its compacted form, sponge iron is not a new route to steel production. For the production of primary iron, this route is recognized as an alternate route to blast furnace. Sponge iron is fed into the electric furnace for steel production or into foundries for the manufacture of wrought iron. Download pdf
Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh November 19-20, 2016
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) jointly with Pondicherry Citizen’s Action Network (PondyCAN), a Pondicherry based nonprofit organized the South Asia Convention on Coastal Management at Pondicherry between January 19 -21, 2014.
The Gare Palma Coal Sub Block IV/6 was allotted jointly to M/s Jindal Steel & Power Limited & M/s Nalwa Sponge Iron Limited by the Ministry of Coal on January 13, 2006 to meet the coal-requirement of their respective Sponge Iron Plants situated at distances of 45 km and 25 km from the Coal Block at Raigarh & Taraimal respectively.
Background of the technical report Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) is planning to set up a 6,000 MWe nuclear power plant in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat. On behalf of the local community there, an NGO called Paryavaran Mitra requested the Centre for Science and Environment to technically evaluate the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) report of the project.
The Public Hearing for the Haryana Atomic Power Project at Gorakhpur, Haryana, was held on July 17 in Gorakhpur village. The project concerns the construction of four nuclear power plants, in Gorakhpur Haryana, with a capacity of 700 mega watts (MW) each by Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL).
Bharuch Enviro Infrastructure Ltd. (BEIL) has proposed to set up a Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facility (TSDF) at Dahej Industrial Estate, along with two Multiple Effect Evaporation (MEE) plants and various utilities and infrastructure facilities.The project involves a Secured Landfill Facility (SLF) for Hazardous waste with a capacity of 1.4 MTPA (14 Lacs MT). Capacity of the MEE plants is 600 KL/day (Phase wise: 3 X 200 KL/day)2. The duration of operation of the TSDF site is 15 years.
Laboratory study tests soil, water, fish and human blood, nails and hair.
The Mormugao port located in North Goa is planning to develop a waterfront (new harbor and breakwater) west of the breakwater at the existing Mormugao port. WAPCOS has prepared the Environment Impact Assessment report for the project.
We recently got together with our partners for a one day training workshop on Green Clearance Watch (GCW) Portal on November 19, 2012. The program brought together our partners who have helped us to cover public hearings around the country and will be working with us in future.
Pollution in Sonbhadra area is not new and has been talked about for many years but no action has been taken to check the pollution. This has led to long term health impacts which have now started to show up in the population of the region. CSE took up a study to look at these health impacts and to investigate the possible causes.