Building Environmental Jurisprudence To Reclaim Lakes As Commons For Posterity

Collated here are petitions, affidavits, memos and notes filed by ESG to protect lakes of Karnataka before Karnataka High Court (WP 817/2008 & WP 38401/2014) and Supreme Court of India (Civil Appeal 17166/2013). You will also find here judicial orders, reports and laws that are an outcome of this ongoing effort. This section will be updated frequently.

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Karnataka High Court Monitors State Of Solid Waste Management In Bangalore

In July 2012, ‘landfills’ were shut down in Mavallipura, a village 30 kms. north of Bangalore, due to mobilisation by Dalit Sangarsh Samithi and ESG. These ‘landfills’ were essentially village grazing pastures and forest, and here the waste was being dumped, and for over a decade, resulting in a range a healthy and environmental problems. ESG has documented these impacts in two report: Bangalore’s Toxic Legacy, 2010 and Bangalore’s Toxic Legacy Intensifies, 2018. The closure

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Tearing Through The Water Landscape

Evaluating the environmental and social consequences of POSCO project in Odisha, India by Leo F. Saldanha and Bhargavi S. Rao for Environment Support Group 27 March 2017 Download the report: Tearing through the Water Landscape When Indian Environment and Forest Minister Jairam Ramesh cleared POSCO project in India based on his “faith and trust” in the Orissa Government’s claims that the Forest Rights Act did not apply to the project affected communities, he became a

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INDIAN GOVERNMENT’S HIGH POWERED COMMITTEE REPORT ON REFORM OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS

A Non-trivial Threat to India’s Ecological and Economic Security 9 January 2015 Downloads: ESG Critique the TSR Subramanian Report on Environmental Reforms Press Release on ESG Critique of TSR Subramanian Report on Envtl Reforms 263rd Report of Dept Related Parliamentary Standing Cmt on Science and Tech, Environment and Forests On 29th August 2014 the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change of the Government of India (hereinafter referred to as MoEF & CC) set up

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“Forfeiting Our Commons” ESG Report On Challakere Amrit Mahal Kaval Grasslands Submitted To Expert Committee Appointed By National Green Tribunal

Forfeiting Our Commons: A Case for Protecting and Conserving Challakere’s Amrit Mahal Kavals as Livelihoods-Supporting, Biodiversity-Rich and Ecologically-Sensitive Grassland Ecosystems 29 June 2013 Downloads: Report Submitted by ESG to NGT Expert Committee All annexures of the ESG report submitted to NGT Expert Committee Fact Finding Committee report submitted to the National Green Tribunal Details of all the Annexures of the Fact Finding Committee report Fact Finding Committee report Annexures 1 – 7 Fact Finding Committee

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