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CDM and hydro-power 28.7.2008 India Together - Environment

Most hydropower projects don't need the Clean Development Mechanism credits to be built. But a gross mockery is being made of the basic principles and understanding of the Kyoto Protocol, with no real cuts in emissions. Shripad Dharmadhikary reports.
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Missing the mountain for the snow 24.7.2008 India Together - Environment

The climate system is a global, inter-locking one, and its many facets cannot be considered in isolation. However, this is precisely what the National Action Plan on Climate Change has done, writes Sudhirendar Sharma.
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Missing the mountain for the snow 24.7.2008 India Together
The climate system is a global, inter-locking one, and its many facets cannot be considered in isolation. However, this is precisely what the National Action Plan on Climate Change has done, writes Sudhirendar Sharma.
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France eyes India through environment lens 20.6.2008 India Together - Environment

Lagging its northern European neighbours in environmentalism, France is seeking to reposition its strengths in nuclear energy and hydroelectricity, and aid agency is using its grants to help other countries reduce their carbon footprints. Darryl D'Monte reports.
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Inaction on panel findings against beverage major 6.5.2008 India Together - Environment

A Pepsi bottling plant in Kerala is extracting excess groundwater and may be subjecting it to contamination risks, a state government study had reported several months ago. Despite meeting five times, a state assembly committee has not acted. M Suchitra digs deeper.
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Power to the rich, literally 21.4.2008 India Together - Economy

A new policy framework for hydro-electric power seems to have given confidence to private corporations to enter the sector, with a large number of mega projects lined up. But the same policies raise critical questions in relation to equity and access, writes Shripad Dharmadhikary.
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Massive dam plans for Arunachal 17.2.2008 India Together - Environment

The laying of the foundation stone by the PM for a project that is not even legally cleared is an indication of the mood in which the current dam building spree is being pushed, especially in Arunachal Pradesh, which has most of the untapped hydel potential. Shripad Dharmadhikary reports.
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More accidents at dam sites 23.10.2007 India Together - Environment

Bureaucratic control of river flow by a single agency is responsible for recurring disasters. The management of ageing dams is driven by fear as much as anything else, and this in turn causes other risks. Himanshu Upadhyaya reports.
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The other side of the dam 12.9.2007 India Together - Environment

With the damming of the rivers has come a great wave of unaccountable administration. Waters are held back without warning, and released without warning. In both cases, there is little time for the affected communities to react. Shripad Dharmadhikary writes.
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Here a breach, there a breach 28.8.2007 India Together - Environment

Incidents of cracks, breaches and outright collapse of dams have been reported often in the last few years. But the country's water resources establishment maintains an ad-hoc attitude, responding to each disaster as it unfolds, often to little effect. Himanshu Upadhyaya reports.
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Rural water supply: The Hebballi experience 5.8.2007 India Together - Environment

The village of Hebballi in the Krishna river basin is a striking example of a successful and sustainable piped water supply in rural India. While challenges still remain, this experience shows that some steps towards equity and sustainability can be taken in many other places too. S Vishwanath reports.
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Whittling away at NPV costs 27.7.2007 India Together - Environment

What is the right compensation for forest lands that are converted to non-forest use? How can this be calculated? Increasingly, one finds that project proponents are mounting a range of arguments to plead for the reduction of, or outright exemption from bearing such costs. Kanchi Kohli reports.
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A faint new wind at NEAA 9.3.2007 India Together - Environment

Despite rejecting yet another appeal brought before it, the newly reconstituted Environment Appellate Authority accepts that the rules for environment clearances and project monitoring must be strengthened. Kanchi Kohli reports that this may mark a welcome new direction for the organisation.
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How much for that forest? 6.3.2007 India Together - Environment

When a large hydropower projects results in the conversion of forest land, or its submergence, what is the right amount of money to be paid as compensation for this ecological loss? Himanshu Upadhyaya finds that developers are seeking creative arguments to lower the costs to themselves.
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How much, for submerging that forest? 6.3.2007 India Together - Environment
When a large hydropower projects results in the conversion of forest land, or its submergence, what is the right amount of money to be paid as compensation for this ecological loss? Himanshu Upadhyaya finds that developers are seeking creative arguments to lower the costs to themselves.
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More self-goals by the PFC 23.12.2006 India Together
Three years after a loan disbursal to the Jindal Thermal Power Company Ltd. for a power project in Karnataka, the public-sector Power Finance Corporation has drawn flak from the Comptroller and Auditor General for having offered undue benefits to Jindal and causing a loss of Rs.13.48 crores to itself. Himanshu Upadhyaya digs deeper.
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NEAA rejecting clearance appeals coldly 21.6.2005 India Together - Environment

On 20 May, the National Environment Appellate Authority refused to admit two appeals cases where citizens and panchayat representatives in Uttaranchal had challenged Central government clearances to two hydro-electric power projects, on grounds of failure in due process. Kanchi Kohli was at the hearings.
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High 'court' of appeals, 2004: no cases 28.1.2005 India Together - Environment

The National Environmental Appellate Authority came into being in 1997 for citizens concerned with environmental impact to challenge central government clearances. But the Law Commission of India pointed out not long ago that this forum of final appeals "had very little work". Kanchi Kohli discovers more.
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This money grows on trees 1.8.2004 India Together - Economy

Himanshu Upadhyaya chronicles the unchecked financing improprieties around Madhya Pradesh's Maheshwar Hydroelectric Power project.
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Himachal power project under scrutiny 1.6.2004 India Together - Environment

Kanchi Kohli reports from the public meetings on a Hydro Electric Project that involves diverting a river tributary near Manali in Himachal Pradesh.
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