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Workshop on Continuous Emission Monitoring System (CEMS)

The power sector study, and CSE’s two decades of research experience in the industrial sector, has highlighted the urgent need to strengthen pollution monitoring, reporting and compliance systems in India. Even though the pollution norms have been tightened over time, monitoring and reporting framework has remained weak. 

Supreme Court Blocks Obama's Limits on Power Plants

June 30, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday blocked one of the Obama administration’s most ambitious environmental initiatives, an Environmental Protection Agency regulation meant to limit emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants from coal-fired power plants.

Is Indian CEPI model effective?

May 12, 2015 Central pollution control Board (CPCB) had identified 43 critically polluted area in the country using its comprehensive environmental pollution index (CEPI) in December, 2009.

Media brief and outreach in Chhattisgarh

April 13, 2015: The GRP team associated in a 3-days media briefing programme organized by the CSE‘s Media Resource Centre in Chhattisgarh. Nearly 40 journalists from 7 states: Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh (UP), Madhya Pradesh (MP), West Bengal, Orissa, participated in the event.

Policy Roundtable on Green Rating of Thermal Power

April 7, 2015: As part of its policy advocacy to improve the environmental performance of the India’s coal based thermal power sector, the GRP team organized a half day roundtable in Mumbai to engage key stakeholders from the private sector. The meeting included participants from - project financing institutions, advisory firms, credit rating agencies, power companies, EPC contractors, equipment suppliers and eminent researchers working on the sector.