Current ELAW Press
- 18 Oct, 2013
ELAW Press An op-ed in The Hindu by ELAW partner Ritwick Dutta talks about the impact the National Green Tribunal is having on environmental decision-making in India. According to Ritwick, “the [National Green Tribunal] NGT has emerged as a new hope for the environmental movement in [India].” The National Green Tribunal is responsible for reviewing evidence on environmental disputes and affaires within the Indian Parliament.
- 18 Sep, 2013
ELAW Press The Goat Islands and two fish sanctuaries in the Portland Bight Protected Area may be destroyed to make way for a mega trans-shipment port, proposed by the international contractor China Harbour Engineering Company. ELAW partners at the Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) have been speaking out to challenge this short-sighted project.
- 05 Aug, 2013
ELAW Press India's National Green Tribunal has banned sand mining in rivers without environment clearance. The order was a response to a petition filed by ELAW partner Ritwick Dutta, reacting to the suspension of a civil servant who was overseeing a drive against illegal sand mining in Uttar Pradesh.
- 25 Jul, 2013
ELAW Press ELAW Staff Scientist Mark Chernaik weighs in on the Environmental Impact Assessment and the response of the government's expert group to expansion plans for the Kudankulam nuclear plant.
- 14 Jul, 2013
ELAW Press Rizwana Hasan speaks with Jim Yardley at The New York Times about and environmental problems in Bangladesh.
- 27 Jun, 2013
ELAW Press Rahul Choudhary and his work sound like the basis for a Bollywood meets Erin Brockovich film.
- 26 Jun, 2013
ELAW Press ELAW partner Rahul Choudhary is the focus of a commentary by Sriram Khe.
- 21 May, 2013
ELAW Press ELAW partner Golly Ramos has a regular column in the Cebu Daily News called “Mindfully Greenie.”
- 01 May, 2013
GiveBIG On Wednesday, May 15, The Seattle Foundation will host GiveBIG, a one-day, online charitable giving event that inspires people to give generously to nonprofit organizations that make our region a healthier and more vital place to live. When you make a donation to ELAW through The Seattle Foundation's website on May 15, the Foundation will make your gift even bigger!
- 25 Apr, 2013
ELAW Press Cigarettes, plastic bags, food containers, caps, plastic bottles, and more litter the beaches in Belize, Guatemala and Honduras. Inadequate management of waste at the local level poses a regional challenge, according to a new report by the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW).