Question raised in Lok Sabha on pollution in rivers, 06/08/2015. Subsidiary companies of Coal India Limited (CIL) including Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) and Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) are not polluting the river water. The parameters of mine water discharged are within the prescribed limits.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on pollution caused by thermal power plants, 06/08/2015. A petition in the matter of Ratandeep Rangari Vs State of Maharshtra (Application No.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Ganpat Ram Mirdha Vs. State of Rajasthan & Ors. dated 15/06/2015 regarding closure of the mining activities carried out on the Gaucher land without obtaining environmental clearances, Rajasthan.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on policy for pollution control, 12/03/2015.

On 29th August 2014 the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change of the Government of India (hereinafter referred to as MoEF & CC) set up a High Level Committee headed by former Union Cabinet Secretary Mr. T. S. R. Subramanian, IAS (Retd.).

Picking holes in the environment management by Indian railways, Comptroller and Auditor General of India has found there were no specific instructions by the Railway Board for installation of Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) at workshops, sheds and production units of railways.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on norms for pollution control, 26/11/2014.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on new emission norms, 26/11/2014.

Public Accounts Committee (2014-15) present this Third Report (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) on `Environment Management in Indian Railways – Stations, Trains and Tracks’ based on C&AG Report No.21 of 2012-13 Union Government (Railways) – Performance Audit.

Assigning a monetary value for air quality reduction and associated health outcomes of electricity generation is both difficult and essential; it is difficult because methods are cumbersome, data intensive and costly, however dollar value of cost of air pollution is imperative for formulating pollution control policy.