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.

This World Energy Outlook special report examines the role of fuel switching, primarily from coal to natural gas, to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and air pollutants.

Backers of Kenya’s Lamu coal plant have been instructed by the courts to conduct a new environmental impact assessment and halt work on the project, in a ruling celebrated by local environmental gr

Coal companies rely significantly on water, but their water-use licences in Mpumalanga, the heart of coal country, go unchecked in a system almost designed to promote pollution, a new report has found.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Meghalaya Vs All Dimasa Students Union & Others dated 03/07/2019 regarding unregulated coal mining in the tribal areas of Meghalaya, which has resulted in not only loss of lives but damage to the environment of the area.

The following directions were passed by the SC: 

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