Greenpeace activists scale Essar's 21-storey headquarters in Mumbai to protest against the company's proposed mine in Mahan forest, Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh

After taking on the Tatas, the Adanis and the Vedanta group, activists of pro-environment body Greenpeace took on the Essar group on Wednesday regarding the Mahan coal mining project in Madhya Pradesh. It organised demonstrations outside the Essar offices here and in London.

The government has sent fresh notices to private companies asking them to furnish documents to verify the mining lease and green clearances or face cancellation of 61 blocks that have not started p

There were 11 companies which were not recommended by Power Ministry but selected by screening committee

The coal ministry has sought information from companies on the progress of 61 captive coal blocks allocated to them.
The blocks are being reviewed for lapses and the companies have been given three-weeks time to respond before taking a final decision on the cancellation of allocations.

Captive coalmines without green clearances would be de-allocated

The Coal Ministry has warned 61 private firms including Jindal Steel and Power, Tata Steel, ArcelorMittal and Adani Power that their captive coalmines will be de-allocated if they have not obtained forest and environment clearances.

The CBI on Monday filed a status report giving details of its probe in the irregularities in coal block allocations.

The status report has been filed in a sealed envelope and the Supreme Court might go through it on January 15 when a bench headed by Justice R.M. Lodha will hear a bunch of PILs on coalgate.

PCB has confirmed fluoride emission in some villages: activist

Taking exception to damage of crops allegedly by toxic gas emanating from Hindalco Industries Limited at Hirakud in Sambalpur district, National Human Rights Commission has asked State Pollution Control Board to curb the menace.

The Coal Ministry has issued show-cause notices to eight firms, including Hindalco Industries and Mahanadi Coalfields, and sought explanation from five firms, including JSW Steel, Tata Steel and Po

New Delhi : The coal ministry has issued show-cause notices to eight firms, including Hindalco and Mahanadi Coalfields, and sought explanation from five, including JSW Steel, Tata Steel and Power F

This mine, allotted to Hindalco, is spread over 270 acre land

Tribals at Koraput in Odisha have threatened to intensify their stir, if Hindalco went ahead with its plan of resuming bauxite mining at Mali Parbat. The mine used to feed the company’s aluminium plant at Renukoot in Uttar Pradesh.

RPG Industries, Hindalco, SAIL, Jindal Steel, Monnet Ispat, GVK Power and Jaiprakash Associates among companies summoned for review

The coal ministry has threatened to cancel allocations of reserves held by six companies, including Essar Power, Rungta Mines and the state utilities of Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand, as part of its ongoing drive against defaulting captive coal miners.

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