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Coal mining in northeast India: an overview of ...

coal mining in north eastern coal mines of Meghalaya, India (Swer and Singh 2004). Based on a study in the Nokrek Biosphere Reserve in Meghalaya, India, it is revealed that coal mining has adversely affected the veg-etation and the density of trees, shrubs and .

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Meghalaya's rat hole traps - The Hindu

Jan 12, 2019· The Meghalaya Pollution Control Board, in its report of 2008 titled 'Investigation Report on the Contamination of the Lukha River', had blamed toxic effluents from the mines and cement plants ...

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New methods be used for coal mining sans pollution ...

Oct 26, 2018· He was referring to the allegations that Kopili River turned acidic due to coal mining. "In Meghalaya, rat-hole mining is a very dangerous method," he said adding that new methods are to be looked into for effecting coal mining without causing pollution.

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Supreme Court sets aside NGT order, allows resumption of ...

Supreme Court sets aside NGT order, allows resumption of coal mining in Meghalaya. By. MT News Desk - July 3, 2019. 0. 468. Facebook. Twitter. Google+. Pinterest. WhatsApp. Coal being unloaded for a truck in Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya. (Image credit: Arun Sharma/HT Photo) ...

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Illegal mining: NGT slaps 100 cr cost on Meghalaya ...

The National Green Tribunal on Friday directed the Meghalaya government to deposit a whopping Rs 100 crore cost for its failure to stop illegal coal mining in the state.

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Illegal, unregulated coal mining in Meghalaya caused ...

"The allegations of environmental degradation by illegal and unregulated coal mining were fully proved from materials on the record including .

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Ban of rat hole mining across Meghalaya, India | EJAtlas

8. Detailed report of the condition of coal mines in Meghalaya [click to view] 7. NGT ban on rat-hole mining in Meghalaya to continue, Down to Earth report by Anupam Chakravartty. 11 June 2014 [click to view] 12. Supreme Court hears the case of coal mining ban [click to view] 15. The role of coal mining for the state elections in Meghalaya ...

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Meghalaya allows coal mining for domestic purpose, barred ...

Meghalaya exports around 5 to 8 lakh million tonnes (MT) of coal extracted from underground pits and bowels to Bangladesh every year at a cost of 52 dollars per MT. The Bangladesh government had on a number of occasions citing high sulphur content in coal mined from Meghalaya which causes pollution.

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Coal and Air Pollution | Union of Concerned Scientists

Jul 28, 2008· Coal and air pollution. When coal burns, the chemical bonds holding its carbon atoms in place are broken, releasing energy. However, other chemical reactions also occur, many of which carry toxic airborne pollutants and heavy metals into the environment.. This air pollution .

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National Green Tribunal- Coal Mining in Meghalaya

May 17, 2015· Myths about Coal mining in Meghalaya Sixth Schedule: Meghalaya is a Sixth Schedule State hence its autonomy gives freedom to the people to mine as they wish. Land Tenure System of the state: The unique land tenure system of the state gives rights over minerals too. Exempted from Nationalisation: Coal in Meghalaya was never nationalised or have ...

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Illegal mining: NGT slaps 100 cr cost on Meghalaya ...

The National Green Tribunal on Friday directed the Meghalaya government to deposit a whopping Rs 100 crore cost for its failure to stop illegal coal mining in the state.

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SC Sets Terms for Coal Mining in Meghalaya

The Supreme Court has set aside the ban on coal mining in Meghalaya imposed by the National Green Tribunal since April 2014, but ruled that the state would have to enforce mining .

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Supreme Court to hear petition on coal mining in Meghalaya ...

Shillong, Oct 31: A special leave petition related to the ban on coal mining which was filed by the Meghalaya State Co-ordination Committee of Coal Owners, Miners and Dealer's Forum will be taken up in Supreme Court on November 2. The petition challenged an order passed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on August 31 this year. The NGT's Principal Bench while disposing of all pending ...

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SC asks Meghalaya to deposit Rs 100 cr fine | Deccan Herald

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Meghalaya government to deposit the Rs 100 crore fine imposed on it by the NGT for failing to curb illegal coal mining with the Central Pollution ...

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NGT disapproves committee's recommendation on coal ...

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday said it cannot approve the recommendation of a committee that Meghalaya coal owners, who are yet to be identified by draw of lots, may transport the coal, saying it was against the verdict of the Supreme Court. The NGT said the State must transport the coal and give the locations and the exercise for identifying landowners beyond the judgement of the Supreme ...

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Ban of rat hole mining across Meghalaya, India | EJAtlas

8. Detailed report of the condition of coal mines in Meghalaya [click to view] 7. NGT ban on rat-hole mining in Meghalaya to continue, Down to Earth report by Anupam Chakravartty. 11 June 2014 [click to view] 12. Supreme Court hears the case of coal mining ban [click to view] 15. The role of coal mining for the state elections in Meghalaya ...

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Meghalaya Cabinet approves guidelines for environment ...

The Meghalaya Cabinet on Tuesday approved the guidelines of the Meghalaya Environment Protection & Restoration Fund (MEPRF) for the implementation and utilization of funds in coal mining-affected areas.. Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma told reporters after the Cabinet meeting that the fund has been collected after the ban on coal mining, and this fund has accrued up to Rs 445 crore.

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The committee's recommendation for coal transport in ...

The National Green Tribunal said on Tuesday that it could not accept the committee's recommendation that the coal owners of Meghalaya, who have yet to be established by drawing lots, should b.

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NGT disapproves committee's recommendation on coal ...

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday said it cannot approve the recommendation of a committee that Meghalaya coal owners, who are yet to be identified by draw of lots, may transport the coal, saying it was against the verdict of the Supreme Court. The NGT said the State must transport the coal and give the locations and the exercise for identifying landowners beyond the judgement .

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60 polluted river stretches in northeast, says report ...

Many stretches of Assam, Meghalaya and Nagaland are highly polluted due to unscientific coal mining, it said. The source for the pollution of the river stretches in Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and ...

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Pollution from Illegal Coal Mining in Qinghai Creates ...

Illegal coal mining on a state-protected nature reserve in China's northwestern Qinghai province has caused massive ecological damage and deprived Tibetan nomads of .

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Status of water quality in coal mining areas of Meghalaya ...

The results show that the environmental capability of coal mining has increased by 57–62% during the period under consideration, with the major contribution from air pollution reduction and ...

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SC asks Meghalaya to deposit Rs 100 cr fine | Deccan Herald

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Meghalaya government to deposit the Rs 100 crore fine imposed on it by the NGT for failing to curb illegal coal mining with the Central Pollution ...

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Coal mining and its impact - Manifest IAS

Jan 22, 2019· Issues related to coal can be asked from geography, environment, economic or also from polity perspective. Preparing coal related issues from all dimensions for both and prelims and mains would be an important strategy. In news. Accident of coal mining in Meghalaya. Placing it in syllabus