India has stockpiled a record 132 million tonnes of coal – enough to run India’s power plants for two months – greatly exceeding the average of the previous five years, finds a new briefing note by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).

Coal Controller's Organization has been carrying out the task of collection, compilation and dissemination of data related to the Coal and Lignite sector through its publication "The Coal Directory of India".

Final report by the Punjab Pollution Control Board in the Original Application No. 924 of 2019 in the matter of Neeraj Goyal Vs State of Punjab dated 01/04/2021.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) had taken cognizance of a complaint made by Neeraj Goyal regarding air pollution caused by burning of plastic, rubber and insulated copper coils attached with the scrap at Mandi Gobindgarh, district Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab.

Southeast Asia is one of the hotspots for global energy development. This report by Climate Analytics, supported by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, looks into the need to stop the expansion of coal and phasing out coal for power generation to avoid the catastrophic climate change impacts that threaten the region.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Agnes Kharshing Vs State of Meghalaya dated 17/03/2021. Grievance in the application was against the illegal mining of coal by cement companies at East Jaintia Hills district, Meghalaya. Case set out in the application was that the cement plants in question were undertaking mining causing pollution to Lukha and Lunar rivers resulting in death of fishes.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Threat to life arising out of coal mining in south garo hills district Vs State of Meghalaya & Others dated 15/03/2021. The matter related to unscientific rat hole mining in Meghalaya and directions for preventive and remedial action.

A frenzy of new mine projects and proposals in some of the world’s gassiest coal seams could emit enough methane to rival the current CO2 emissions from coal plants in the United States, according to new data and modeling from Global Energy Monitor.

Battery storage, green hydrogen and flexible coal-fired power generation can help India address its next big challenge of integrating large-scale variable renewable energy into the electricity grid over the next decade, according to a new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Utkarsh Panwar Vs Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 17/02/2021.

Question for consideration is extending applicability of Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP), already applicable to Fixed Chimney Bull Trench Kilns (FCBTK), to other coal fired brick kilns, including those using ‘Zig-Zag’ technology in NCR during the period the air quality is ‘severe’, having potential for adverse health effects.

Eighth report of the Committee appointed by the National Green Tribunal under the Chairmanship of Justice B. D. Agarwal submitted to the NGT on 15/01/2021.

The genesis of the constitution of the Committee, appointed by the NGT was based on news item reports of July 6, 2012 of thirty coal labourers trapped inside a coal mine at Nongalbibra in South Garo Hills district of Meghalaya. Fifteen of them died inside the coal mine.

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