One Week Specialization Course on Data Management: Collection, Collation and Analysis of Environmental Data
April 11-15, 2016
April 11-15, 2016
Trained by Sustainable Industrialization Team Centre for Science and Environment at GAIL Training Institute A two day training programme on e-waste has been conducted by the CSE team for the Gail officials. The programme was held during 22-23rd of February, 2016. A total of 15 officials from across India GAIL units attended the programme.
Background India, like other emerging economies, looks set to remain dependent on coal in the short to medium term for its economic growth. However, as countries begin to confront coal’s environmental impacts, policymakers and industry alike must now address important questions of sustainability and environmental responsibility in its management and use.
Persentations Day 1
A three day training programme on Functional Area – Water Pollution Monitoring, Prevention & Control was conducted by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi in collaboration with Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB), Gandhinagar, Gujarat. 80 participants were trained during the programme, consisting of industrial professionals, consultants and auditors from the different regions of Gujarat.
Date: 24th February, 2015, 10:00 am- 2:00 pm Venue: 41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area, New Delhi- 110062. CEMS is a proven technology for reliable monitoring and reporting of pollution data. The central pollution control board (CPCB) has taken an important step to adopt CEMS in India. It has directed plants in 17 categories of highly polluting industries to install CEMS for real time monitoring and compliance.
A two-day training programme on Environmental and Social (E&S) Responsibility in Project Financing was conducted by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi, India in collaboration with the IIM, Kashipur and the World Bank Group. There were 50 participants from various banks, financial agencies, research institutes and universities, and consulting firm, all of whom were trained during the programme.
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) organized a one day workshop on “Roadmap for Brick Kiln Sector: Challenges and Opportunities” held on 8th February, 2016 at Magnolia Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The workshop received an overwhelming response from the different stake holders including officers from State Pollution Control Board, researchers and brick kiln experts. More than 50 participants attended the workshop.
CSE analysed the status of environmental clearances (ECs) for the period November – December 2015 cleared by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC). Analysis of clearances for certain development sectors including mining, iron and steel, and cement suggested that a total of 29 projects were cleared during this period. Data from the EC letters made available by the MoEF&CC as of 15th January, 2016 has been used for the analysis.
The Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 outlines different procedures for clearances of projects that are above and below 40 Ha. This report presents findings on forest clearances for projects above 40Ha granted in the year 2015. All data from the report has been obtained from the MoEF&CC’s website on forest clearance (www.forestsclearance.nic.in). As already known, forest clearance is a 2-stage process under the FC Act, 1980. The report has analysed the stage 1 and stage-2 clearances separately. Stage 2 Clearance:
The two week programme on “Waste Management: Policies, Issues, Challenges and Way Forward”, was held in New Delhi from December 7-18, 2015 under the tripartite agreement between CSE, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) and Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
Ministry of environment has notified new emission and water consumption standards for the thermal power sector
Centre for science and Environment (CSE), has been conducting capacity building programme for officers of State Pollution Control Board and the Municipality Officers under the tripartite agreement between CSE, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) and Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). The upcoming programme is scheduled in December 2015, on the issue of waste management.