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 22/08/2019 regarding unscientific ‘rat hole’ mining of coal in the State of Meghalaya.

India is the world's largest emitter of sulphur dioxide contributing more than 15% of the global anthropogenic SO2 emissions from the point sources tracked by NASA. The major SO2 emission hotspots in India are Singrauli (Madhya Pradesh) Neyveli and Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Talcher and Jharsuguda (Odisha), Korba (Chhattisgarh) , Kutch (Gujarat), Ramagundam (Telangana) and Chandrapur and Koradi (Maharashtra) shows the Greenpeace study based on NASA data.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/08/2019 regarding environmental norms of NOx for coal based thermal power plants (TPPs).

In 2015, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change legislated new standards to limit the concentration of sulphur oxides (SOx), nitrogen oxides (NOx), particulate matter (PM) and mercury (Hg) in stack emissions for coal-fired power plants.

This paper assesses the existing knowledge base to better understand the economic, social and political consequences of mine closures at the national and subnational scales. Over the next decade, coal mines will likely close across the world, as many countries shift their energy systems away from fossil fuels and towards cleaner energy.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Auctioning of Coal Mine to Private Sector, 24/07/2019. In the year 2018-19, total coal production in the country was 730.35 Million Tonnes (MT). Out of this, CIL produced 606.89 MT which is 83% of the total domestic production.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Illegal Coal Mining in Forest Areas in Assam, 19/07/2019. As per information received from State Government of Assam, Coal Mining has been going on by the Coal India Limited in Digboi Forest Division of Tinsukia District in Assam.

PORVORIM: Goa Medical College (GMC) and National Institute for Occupational Health (NIOH), Ahmadabad have declined to conduct studies to determine if there are health consequences to people staying

Govt also looking to privatise and split Bharat Coking Coal

Coal India share sale to employees receives a lukewarm response

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Pollution Caused by Coal Based Power Plants, 18/07/2019.

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