The Chairman, Standing Committee on Petroleum & Natural Gas (2007-08) having been authorised by the Committee to submit the Report on their behalf, present this Seventeenth Report on

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This report identifies scope for an integrated set of measures that could significantly increase the carbon savings from the UK transport sector, reducing transport emissions by 14% against 1990 baseline levels by 2020 in a cost-effective way. Key features of the approach are a focus on tackling either the largest or fastest growing areas of transport emissions and an

M/s. Vedanta Aluminium Ltd. has filed an allplication before this Court seeking clearance of the proposal for use of 723.343 ha of land (including 58.943 ha of reserve forest land)in Lanjigarh Tehsil of Kalahandi District for setting up Alumia Refinery. The matter has been pending since 6.3.04.

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India cement Ltd (ICL) is planning to operate Pudupalayam limestone mine in Ariyalur District, of Tamilnadu with an annual production of 0.155 million tonnes in an area of 29.29.5 hectares.

The use of biodiesel, made primarily from soybeans and other organic products, merits serious consideration as an alternative fuel. As dependency on foreign oil escalates, use of any energy source that is both renewable and made domestically deser ves further investigation. Biodiesel also provides a positive environmental effect, has no real handling or infrastructure

This study is a first attempt to provide some economic indicators of how climate change will affect Namibia