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  project name ~ Community Environmental Monitoring for Year 2013

category ~ Community Empowerment

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Community Environmental Monitoring for Year 2013

  NGO

 

The Other Media

  Category

 

Community Empowerment

  District

 

Cuddalore

  State

 

Tamil Nadu

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 1212200

 

  Year Approved

 

2013

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Ramachandran Balachandran
Chitra Ranganathan
Aparna Limaye
Bhargavi Srivatsan
Mahesh Ravishankar

 

Bay Area
Seattle
Boise
Portland
Columbus

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

This is continuation of 2012 work into 2013. This project aims to bring people from pollution affected communities come together as an organized voice against pollution. It enables those communities to monitor, document and communicate pollution and its impacts on health and the environment in a language that regulators and industry can not ignore.
This project involves working with other areas apart from Cuddalore/Mettur onto Goa/HP/Tuticorin/Kodai.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

TBD

 

  Goals

 

 

This is continuation of 2012 work into 2013. To research, test and deploy simple and inexpensive tools in communities to allow them to monitor their own environment. * To equip community members with skills on documentation of pollution and air and water sampling. * To equip community members to publish and use the results of the analyses to strengthen the campaign against pollution. *To do a full health survey of pollution impacted villages *To work with Govt departments in pressurizing them to bring compliance.

 
 

  


 
 
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