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Dakar, 23-24 May 2017 (IDEP) - As part of IDEP's policy dialogue series, a high-level roundtable on green industry, gathering Senegalese leaders, experts in industry, environment, energy, agricultu

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sarav Shikshit Evam Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 23/05/2017 regarding air and water pollution and consequent health hazards around the premises of Associate Cement Company Ltd., Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh. The Chief Medical Officer assures that he will take all possible steps to ensure treatment of the people who have suffered from the pulmonary, skin, ENT and other diseases.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sumitra Devi Vs. CPCB & Others dated 23/05/2017. This is with regard to an industry called M/s Shanti Drugs Pvt. Ltd. From the report of the Joint Inspection Team, it appears that this industry has been operating without the consent of the Board with effect from 1st December, 2014. The Joint Inspection Team has pointed out serious deficiencies in the working of this industry including need for a suitable effluent treatment system to be designed and approved by the Experts.

The 16th edition of the African Economic Outlook highlights the fact that Africa’s economic performance is reflecting the perils of the global economy. The region’s real GDP growth slowed down to 2.2% in 2016, mainly due to the continued fall in commodity prices and weak global economic growth.

The report is a one stop shop for learning about key developments and prospects of existing and emerging carbon initiatives. There is a continued momentum for carbon pricing. As of 2017, over 40 national and 25 subnational jurisdictions representing almost a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions are putting a price on carbon.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Arvind Press Caps Limited Vs. Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board dated 22/05/2017 regarding pollution caused by industries in RIICO Industries Area, Bhiwadi, Rajasthan.

This report, the first international assessment of this type, investigates the life-cycle environmental and natural resource implications of large-scale deployment of energy efficiency technologies.

MONROVIA – When Liberia signed a series of contracts with international palm oil producers in the years after its protracted civil war, the news was greeted by some as a welcome sign of national re

A gas explosion in Ghana’s Western Region has left over 100 people hospitalized.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Shivashakti Sugars Limited Vs Shree Renuka Sugar Limited & Others dated 09/05/2017 regarding existence of 2 sugarcane factories within the radius of 15 km (village Yadrav, Raibagh Taluk, Belgaum District, Karnataka) which is in violation of clause 6A of the Sugarcane (Control) Amendment Order, 2006. The clause was important as they provided that the basic criteria would be the availability of the cane and the potential for development of sugarcane.

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