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  project name ~ Community Environment Monitoring - CEM

category ~ Community Empowerment




  Project Name


Community Environment Monitoring - CEM



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Community Empowerment






Tamil Nadu

  Budget Approved


$ 5000


  Year Approved







  Chapter Coordinators


Ramachandran Balachandran


Bay Area









This is continuation of 2012/2013 in 2014 and 2015 along with several new initiatives. 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 and other areas including HP/Tuticorin/Kodai/Cheyyur.










*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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