Question raised in Lok Sabha on Pollution due to Steel Plants, 21/03/2017. Steel industry is identified as one of the 17 category of highly polluting industries.

China’s cement and steel industry accounts for approximately half of the world’s total cement and steel production. These two industries are two of the most energy-intensive and highest carbon dioxide (CO2)-emitting industries and two of the key industrial contributors to air pollution in China.

Analysis commissioned by Greenpeace East Asia shows that, despite having met and exceeded ambitious capacity cut targets for 2016, China’s steel industry last year saw a net increase in operating capacity equivalent to more than twice the UK’s total capacity.

According to the company, around 90 per cent of the auctioned area is forest land.

KENDRAPADA: The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) with the help of the Jajpur district administration on Monday sealed the Visa Steel plant in the industrial hub of Kalinganagar.

About half a dozen listed Chinese companies, mainly in the pharmaceutical sector, have temporarily halted production in China's northern city of Shijiazhuang as part of a Chinese government anti-po

Representations were received by the Commission from Lachhu Oram and others from Sundergarh District of Odisha, who pray for justice as after acquisition of their land, for establishment of Rourkela Steel Plant erstwhile Hindusan Steel Plant, due compensation was not paid, employment was not given to family members of displaced persons.

The company has proposed raising production capacity of its integrated steel plant to 3 mtpa from 1.5 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) in the existing area in Sindhudurg, Maharashtra.

China's top steel making city of Tangshan has told industrial plants to cut production for two weeks from Saturday, its third such suspension since July, as Beijing battles overcapacity and polluti

Industries and the products they make can play a considerable role in the global effort to tackle climate change. Making them part of the solution while helping them stay competitive is a key challenge for policy makers, according to a new report from the World Bank Group, CLASP and Carbon Trust.

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