Team CPR-Namati Environmental Justice Program

Team CPR-Namati Environmental Justice Program
Can legal compliance address environmental injustice?
Here are two new groundtruthing studies by CPR- Namati environmental justice (EJ) program.
Posted on 18 Mar, 2018 02:47 PM

What happens after an environmental law is made or an environmental approval is granted to a project? Are all the safeguards complied with? Do the authorities in charge enforce the environmental regulations and laws proactively? What are the impacts that arise due to non-compliance with environmental regulations? How can affected communities pursue remedies? 

Landfills are a threat to the environment. (IWP Flickr photos; photo used for representation only)
Sand mining in coastal areas: Legal procedures to follow
Understanding the legal status of sand mining is important before pursuing any remedy or seeking a regulatory response from concerned authorities. Here’s how it can be done.
Posted on 30 Nov, 2017 02:29 PM

The river beds, banks, fish and all the other organisms living in and around the river are a major source of livelihood for the traditional communities who live there. The river beds have sand, which is extracted for both domestic and commercial use.

There are various laws in the country to regulate illegal sand mining. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)