India

Indian High Court gives four weeks for incinerator work

Date of Release: 
Sep 5 2013

The Patna high court on Wednesday directed the state government and Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) to approach the Union ministry of forest and environment and obtain environment clearance certificate to set up an incinerator plant on the 80-acre landfill site of Ramchak-Bairiya on Patna-Gaya road and begin the process of establishing the plant within four weeks.

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Appoint professionals to monitor construction of hydel projects: Himachal Pradesh high court

Date of Release: 
Aug 21 2013

To protect the fragile ecology of the state during construction of hydel projects, Himachal Pradesh high court has suggested that government impose the condition of appointing professionals to supervise and monitor the activity while granting permission.

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Indian group offers new plan for Bhopal gas disaster

Date of Release: 
Aug 7 2013
The international fight for justice by survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster in India has been a rollercoaster ride of delay, disappointment and few victories for families of the tens of thousands of people who died in one of the world's worst industrial disasters.
 
However, three recent major legal and environmental developments suggest that the fight following the catastrophe is far from over.
 
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Review of environmental impact assessment and monitoring in aquaculture in Asia-Pacific

Published Date: 
01/2009

This review is prepared as part of the FAO Project “Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and monitoring in aquaculture”. The review provides a compilation, review and synthesis of existing EIA and environmental monitoring procedures and practices in aquaculture in the Asia-Pacific region, the largest aquaculture-producing region in the world. This review, as in other regions, gives special consideration to four areas related to EIA and monitoring in aquaculture including: (1) the requirements (2) the practice (3) the effectiveness and (4) suggestions for improvements.

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IEE: Railway Sector Investment Program

Published Date: 
03/2011

Ministry of Railways (MoR), Govt. of India (GoI) has sought financial assistance from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a major rail up-gradation project involving doubling of 4 single rail sections and electrification of one existing railway line totalling 1500 kms along saturated corridors in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Chhatisgarh and Orissa.

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IEE: Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program — Srinagar City Parking Subproject

Published Date: 
04/2012

Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) has undertaken Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program (JKUSDIP), financed by the ADB through Multi- Tranche Financing Facility (MFF). The total estimated cost of the program is about US $485 millions, out of which $300 million will be financed by ADB.

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IEE: Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program — Jammu City Water Supply Subproject

Published Date: 
04/2012

Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) has undertaken Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program (JKUSDIP), financed by the ADB through Multi- Tranche Financing Facility (MFF). The total estimated cost of the program is about US $485 millions, out of which $300 million will be financed by ADB.

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IEE: Rajasthan Renewable Energy Transmission Investment Program

Published Date: 
06/2012

ADB is proposing to extend a multi-tranche financing facility to the Government of Rajasthan under the Rajasthan Renewable Energy Transmission Investment Program. The project will support evacuation of power from Western Rajasthan including the facilities coming up at the 250 MW Phase 1 of the Bhadla solar park, Jodhpur district, Rajasthan for which Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation (RREC) is the nodal agency.

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Summary EIA: LPG Pipeline Project in India

Published Date: 
05/1997

The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) study of the LPG Pipeline Project in India was carried out by Engineers India Ltd. (EIL), New Delhi for the project sponsor, Gas Authority of India Ltd. (GAIL).

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EIA: 100 MW Tidong Hydroelectric Power Project

Published Date: 
06/2012

Himachal Pradesh has vast hydroelectric potential of about 12,249.37 MW at 60% load factor, with an installed capacity of 20,415.62 MW. The Satluj basin in Himachal Pradesh has a hydropower potential of f 9,866.55 MW, which represents approximately 50% of its likely installed capacity. In addition to the Satluj, other rivers, which are part of the great Indus Basin and pass through Himachal Pradesh, also contribute to the power potential of the state.

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