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New Delhi: India is set to overtake China and become the world's largest emitter of sulphur dioxide, an air pollutant that is generated when coal is burnt and can lead to severe haze, acid rain and

Kathleen Hartnett White testified before a Senate committee weighing her confirmation as chair of the Council on Environmental Quality at the White House.

According to recent news reports, coal power is being squeezed between two trends: the shrinking deployment of new coal plants and the accelerating retirement of old coal plants.

A new report by Oil Change International reveals that U.S. taxpayers continue to foot the bill for more than $20 billion in fossil fuel subsidies each year. The analysis outlines tax incentives, credits, low royalty rates, and other government measures benefiting the oil, gas, and coal sectors. While the majority of Americans want stronger U.S.

The release of the report, entitled Broken Promises: the Failure of the Highveld Priority Area, coincided with a peaceful protest at the Department of Environmental Affairs annual Air Quality Lekgotla in Woodmead by people who live and work in areas most effected.

While coal mines such as Chendipada and Machhakata have fairly high estimated extractable reserves of 1244.37 million tonnes (MT) and 474.34 MT respectively, mines such as Shankarpur Bhatgaon II Ex

Monitoring plan aims at coordination with Railways, Power Utilities for supplying coal

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Conservation Action Trust & Others Vs Ministry of Coal & Others dated 24/07/2017 regarding shutting down of mining operations in mines where coal fires are currently burning with immediate effect. The Applicant has also appealed that the coal industry (Coal India Limited, Bharat Coking Coal Limited, Western Coal Fields Limited and Others) obtain all requisite environmental clearance.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Rakesh Chaturvedi & Others Vs. State of Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 21/07/2017 regarding illegal mining and sinking of the area in and around Umaria, Madhya Pradesh. The Applicant has also stated that as a result of the recent rains further caving in of the ground has been reported in and around Umaria.

The Ministry of Coal has notified Coal Blocks Allocation Rules, 2017. The coal ministry has deferred indefinitely the fifth round of captive coal block auctions citing lack of demand from steel makers, despite a request from the steel ministry to continue the bidding for interested firms.

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