Community Environmental Monitoring build skills among pollution-impacted community representatives to monitor, document and communicate pollution and its effects to regulators and the general public, and take science-based action to eliminate pollution and hold polluters accountable and to prevent the entry of environmentally destructive industries in their communities. By enabling communities to understand and articulate their environmental problems, the program aims to improve public participation in environmental decision-making.
Founded in 2003, CEM has been involved in campaigns against environmental pollution in Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.
campaigns and interventions:
CEM works on a number of campaings in different parts of the country to accomplish the realization of their objectives and values.
- Unilever’s Mercury Pollution in Kodaikanal
- Tamil Nadu: The Coastal Resource Centre
- Fighting Industrial Pollution in SIPCOT, Cuddalore
- Campaign Against 4000 MW Cheyyur coal power plant
- Supporting Coastal Communities Retain Their Livelihood Commons
- Healthy Energy Initiative
- Supporting Community Struggles Against Industrial Pollution In India