PANJIM: After initially suggesting the auction of iron ore mining leases, NGO Goa Foundation (GF), on Thursday proposed that the government not auction leases to private players as the mining indus

PANJIM: Goa Tourism projects to create public utility facilities at 30 places along the coastal stretch have been hit by the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) country-wide order halting construction

Says govts should ensure that the full value of extracted minerals is received by the State

Demand that Government ask the authority to revisit its move; Accuse the coastal authority of succumbing to the coal lobby

Permission will be valid up till March 2018; Air Ambient Quality parameters to be monitored thrice weekly

PANJIM: The ministers for mining from various States will be gathering in Goa on January 19 to discuss series of issues related to the sector.

Rs 100 cr of unused funds for the purpose remain with govt; State fails to get share of funds since 2014-15

Pollution Control Board to decide on various matters including consent to operate to around 25 iron ore mining leases

PANJIM: Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) had opined to MoEF&CC that the particulate source apportionment study of air quality in Vasco, through IIT Bombay was a must before considering

VASCO: Alleging that the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has acted contrary to its mandate of protecting the environm