26 December, 2013
ELAW partner Ritwick Dutta writes from India:
"I have good news to share at the end of the year!"
After four hard fought years, the National Green Tribunal has shelved a coal-fired power plant proposed for Komarada Village in Andhra Pradesh. Ritwick filed the case on behalf of Samata, a social justice organization that defends the rights of the Adivasi people in Andhra Pradesh.
13 November, 2013
Old ships are towed to the beaches of Chittagong, Bangladesh, where poorly paid laborers break them apart for scrap. This hazardous job endangers workers and contaminates the coast.
July 25, 2013
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.
July 22, 2013
July 14, 2013
Rizwana Hasan speaks with Jim Yardley at The New York Times about and environmental problems in Bangladesh.
See: India -- Association for Environment Protection Versus State of Kerala & Others, Civil Appeal No. 4941 of 2013 (2013.07.02) (Supreme Court of India) (Judgment) (Directions for demolition of a building constructed without a required EIA)
June 27, 2013
ELAW Fellow Rahul Choudhary has returned home to India, but his story lives on in Eugene.
June 27, 2013
Rahul Choudhary and his work sound like the basis for a Bollywood meets Erin Brockovich film — a tall, dark and handsome Indian attorney fights dirty coal, polluting industries and problematic dams while saving lions and elephants.
June 26, 2013
ELAW partner Rahul Choudhary is the focus of a commentary by Sriram Khe.