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Open Letter to J&KSPCB: Cancel Public Hearings for Sawalkote HEP for violations

Above: Title page of Sawalkote EIA Executive Summary

January 14, 2016

TO:

J&K State Pollution Control Board,

Parivesh Bhawan, Forest Complex, Gladni, Narwal, transport Nagar, 1,560 more words

Public Hearing

Hydropower projects commissioned in 2015 in India: What do they tell us?

ABOVE: Rangit River in Sikkim Downstream of Jorethang Loop Hydropower Project (Photo: Mona Chettri)

Indian government continues to have very ambitious hydropower targets, even though all the evidence suggests why we should be reviewing the way we are taking decisions about hydropower projects. 1,920 more words

2015

Sorang Hydropower disaster: Will we learn any lessons?

Google Earth Image of the Area 

A burst in penstock pipe of 100 MW Sorang hydro power project (HEP) in Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh have played havoc with the lives and livelihoods of people of Burang and surrounding villages. 1,809 more words

Dams

Contemplation

Once a terrestrial habitat, now an aquatic habitat. Musing gaze at the man-made lake.

Indrasarowar Reservoir, Kulekhani

Muse

Forest Act violation in Tawang power project

GUWAHATI: As per a recent RTI response received by RTI-cum-environment activist Rohit Choudhury, the Shillong-based NE regional office of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has found clear violations of the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980, by M/s NJC Hydro Power Ltd, which is developing the 780-MW Nyamjang Chhu project in the Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh. 431 more words

Hydropower Project