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Jam v. International Finance Corp.

ELR Case

A district court held an international development bank that financed construction of a coal-fired power plant in India was immune from a suit brought by a group of Indian villagers claiming the plant polluted surrounding air, land, and...

The Indian Supreme Court and International Environmental Norms

ELR Article

The Indian Supreme Court has been globally recognized for its inclination toward activism and its willingness to step in to fill gaps with respect to issues that affect the State and society alike. With respect to environmental issues,...

H.R. 4036, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

S. 66, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

The Indian Supreme Court Promotes Interlinking of India's Rivers: Judicial Overreach?

ELR Article

The much-discussed and oft-criticized Indian interlinking of rivers project, initiated on its own motion by the Supreme Court of India (SC), will involve connecting 37 rivers in India through 30 links and 36 dams. The SC seems to have...

ELR India Update, Volume 4, Issue 4

ELR India Update

The October-December 2013 issue of India Update looks at the regulation of groundwater in India; the Draft Model Bill for the Conservation, Protection, and Regulation of Groundwater, 2011; and the Draft Municipal Solid Waste (...