In April CEM participated in a public hearing on environmental pollution in Baddi Barotiwala Industrial region of Himachal Pradesh. CEM has been working with the local groups in that region since 2009. 200 attend People’s Public Hearing on Industrial Pollution at Baddi. Independent Panel records testimonies and expresses serious concerns about the state of the environment in Read press release …
As a result of the public hearing there were action announced by the Himachal Pollution Control Board.
Media coverage for this can be found here:
- Himachal cracks down on industrial pollution, India Express News, 11 June 2014
- After drawing flak, pollution control board devises strategy, Tribue of India, 15 April 2014
- Public pressure mounts to check pollution from industrial area in Solan, DownToEarth, 09 Arpil 2014
- Industrial pollution in Solan: people air concern at hearing, Hindustan Times, 07 April 2014