Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 27 Jan. 2016

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A.Coal & Energy Stone laying for new power project on February 13 http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/telangana/stone-laying-for-new-power-project-on-february-13/article8149923.ece Tawang groups protest against hydropower projects: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/guwahati/Tawang-groups-protest-against-hydropower-projects/articleshow/50702638.cms Financing green growth in India: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/portfolio/macro-view/financing-green-growth-in-india/article8148159.ece ONGC gets environmental clearance for project in Krishna-Godavari basin: http://theindianawaaz.com/business-awaaz/ongc-gets-environmental-clearance-for-project-in-krishna-godavari-basin/ Indian Coal Producer Floats 260 MW…

Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 22 Jan. 2016

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A.Coal & Energy Is coal-ash pollution a civil rights issue? http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2016/01/20/u-s–civil-rights-commission-to-study-coal-ash-minority-communities.html Coal India unions call for a day’s strike to protest against disinvestment :http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/50658509.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst Watch Leonardo DiCaprio speak his mind on the ‘destructive’ coal, oil and gas industry http://www.breakingnews.ie/showbiz/watch-leonardo-dicaprio-speak-his-mind-on-the-destructive-coal-oil-and-gas-industry-716629.html Cyan wins second…

Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 18 Jan. 2016

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A.Coal & Energy Uncertainty clouds big power projects in Jharkhand http://wap.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/uncertainty-clouds-big-power-projects-in-jharkhand-news-analysis-116011500399_1.html Port Trust not to handle coal at Haji Bunderhttp://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/news/port-trust-not-to-handle-coal-at-haji-bunder/article8110275.ece Protect public lands and our climate from Big Coal’s bulldozers: http://sierra.force.com/actions/National?actionId=AR0032675&id=70131000001LygTAAS India’s Bhel gets Rampal contract: http://www.thedailystar.net/frontpage/indias-bhel-gets-rampal-contract-203518 2016, The Year of Green…

Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 14 Jan. 2016

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A.coal & Energy NPCB: Coal mining ops a source of water pollution in Nagaland: http://morungexpress.com/npcb-coal-mining-ops-a-source-of-water-pollution-in-nagaland/ Power Grid Corp investment for transmission projects and other top power news of the day: http://www.indiainfoline.com/article/news-top-story/power-grid-corp-approves-investment-of-rs-2-510-cr-for-transmission-projects-and-other-top-power-news-of-the-day-116011400151_1.html UMPPs too risky to make investments: CLP India :http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/50574087.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst INDIA TO…

Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 13 Jan. 2016

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​​A.coal & Energy Energy-starved Nepal loses Norwegian power plant project:http://news.yahoo.com/energy-starved-nepal-loses-norwegian-power-plant-project-062147081.html CERC order to lead to higher tariff for RPower’s Sasan power project​:​ http://rtn.asia/g-c/16635/cerc-approves-higher-tariff-for-rpowers-sasan-umpp#igZ4OMl0MQsP2S5o.99 Opencast coal mine operator appeals Welsh council’s refusal: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jan/12/opencast-coal-mine-operator-appeals-welsh-councils-refusal New gloom for coal with Arch bankruptcy filing: http://www.sltrib.com/home/3406908-155/new-gloom-for-coal-with-arch Coal…

Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 12 Jan. 2016

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A.Coal & Energy Bhel commissions 520MW thermal unit at a power project in Vizag, India: http://www.power-technology.com/news/newsbhel-commissions-520mw-thermal-unit-power-project-vizag-india-4773682 Rally against Adani power plant today: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Rally-against-Adani-power-plant-today/articleshow/50530599.cms Adani Power to invest Rs 11,500 cr in Udupi Power: http://www.financialexpress.com/article/industry/companies/adani-to-invest-rs-11500-cr-in-udupi-power/192395/ Major coal mining company files for bankruptcy: http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/265395-major-coal-mining-company-files-for-bankruptcy…

Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 11 Jan. 2016

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A.Coal & Energy As Developed Countries Turn From Coal, India Fires Up Production http://www.nbcnews.com/business/energy/developed-countries-turn-coal-india-fires-production-n493156 Battle over Dominion coal-ash ponds heads to state water board this week https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/battle-over-dominion-coal-ash-ponds-heads-to-state-water-board-this-week/2016/01/10/c006b91e-b48e-11e5-a842-0feb51d1d124_story.html A closer look at the NC coal ash cleanup plan: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article54001230.html India to Open Up…

Updates on Coal, Energy and IFIs in India: 8 Jan. 2016

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A. Coal & Energy​ ​​Government not to reconsider Reliance Power plea on output from coal blocks :http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/50482471.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst COAL BLOCK CANCELLATION BREACHES BID CONTRACT: RPOWER TO HChttp://www.dailypioneer.com/business/coal-block-cancellation-breaches-bid-contract-rpower-to-hc.html 3 ultra mega power projects to go under hammer by March: Piyush Goyal: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/energy/power/3-ultra-mega-power-projects-to-go-under-hammer-by-march-piyush-goyal/articleshow/50469064.cms Coal mines…

Updates on protests: 6 Jan. 2016

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* Gujarat Cong leaders, workers arrested ahead of massive rally: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/521441/gujarat-cong-leaders-workers-arrested.html * Shadows Rescue Sita From Ravana’s Sundara Kanda: http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/Shadows-Rescue-Sita-From-Ravanas-Sundara-Kanda/2016/01/06/article3213091.ece * Left not keen on Congress tieup: http://www.asianage.com/india/left-not-keen-congress-tieup-157 * Protesters in no mood to give in: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Thiruvananthapuram/protesters-in-no-mood-to-give-in/article8071419.ece * Media junction: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/media-junction/article8071130.ece *…