Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Mangalam Cement Limited Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 07/11/2017 regarding rate of Net Present Value (NPV) by Mangalam Cement Limited, Kota, Rajasthan. Mangalam Cement contention is that the forest land in question is degraded having density of less than of 0.01, the NPV should have been charged at the minimum rate of Rs. 5.80 lakhs per hectare and not at the rate of Rs. 9.0 hectares.

Over 80 per cent of the 51 Indian companies responding to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) India have reported one or more types of emission reduction targets and initiatives this year, a new re

Deploying current technologies to decarbonise the steel and cement industries is unlikely to be sufficient to meet the Paris Agreement’s 1.5?C limit, according to a new Climate Action Tracker (CAT) study - "Manufacturing a low-carbon society: how can we reduce emissions from cement and steel?".

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Kisan Sangharsh Samiti Vs M/s. Ambuja Cement Ltd. & Others dated 20/09/2017 regarding the location of Ambuja Cement Ltd's mine which is alleged to be within 10 kms of eco sensitive zone from Gir National Park and Gir Sanctuary. Counsel appearing on behalf of MoEF concedes to the fact that the condition permitting the blasting in the mining area was incorporated in EC in question due to oversight.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Elephant Energy Private Limited Vs. Municipal Corporation, Shimla dated 11/09/2017 regarding the functioning of the waste to energy plant in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Counsel appearing for the Project Proponent submits that their Waste to Energy Plant is not functional as the machinery of the energy plant has been sent back to Germany for appropriate mechanical and other corrections.

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's push for blue skies is roiling supplies and boosting prices of key raw materials from soymeal to ferroalloys as the government ramps up smog checks and forces some facto

This report provide a summary of international best practice experience in the cement sector and focus on specific technical measures that could be implemented by cement plants to reduce their operating costs and improve their carbon footprints.

Darlaghat units exempted from being included in eco-sensitive zone of Majathal sanctuary

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sarav Shikshit Evam Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 18/07/217 regarding damage to public health caused because of the cement plant in the Bilaspur area of Himachal Pradesh. Secretary, State of Himachal Pradesh submits that the Government has entered into a dialogue with the PGI, Public Health Department for conducting proper research to substantiate the damage caused by the cement plant.

Draft Guidelilnes for Pre-processing/Co-processing of Hazardous and Other Wastes had been prepared in Feb. 2017 and circulated among the SPCBs/PCCs and other Stake-holders for information/comments. Suggestions were received and have been incorporate wherever feasible.

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