A two-year-old tribal child died of a mysterious disease at Munda Sahi of Swam village in Patna area of the district on Monday.

Essar Steel was on Monday permitted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to start construction for laying a portion of its 253-km long slurry pipeline to transport iron ore from its steel beneficia

Manmohan Singh’s high-level panel to examine controversial issue of mining.

The State Government has set a target to improve 2,158 km of State Highways to two-lane standards during the 12th Plan period.

Letter to M/s Bharat Process and Mechanical Engineers Ltd. from Ministry of Environment & Forests regarding environmental clearance of Dalki Manganese Ore Mine of M/s Bharat Process and Mechanical Engineers Ltd., Villages Dalki, Soyabahal, Sading and Thakurani R.F., Tehsil Barbil, Distt. Keonjhar, Orissa.

Odisha government will soon cancel all nine mineral concession applications of Deepak Steel and Power Limited (DSPL).

Apart from that firms in dock are Tata Steel, Essel Mining, MCL, OMC

At a time when the mine owners in Odisha are already burdened with a hefty penalty of Rs 65,000 crore imposed by the mines department for excess ore extraction, there is no let up from the environment department as well.

Mining dept had imposed Rs 65,493 cr penalty

Moving ahead with its crackdown on mine owners found guilty of extracting ore beyond the approved limits, the state steel and mines department is likely to finalise demand notices to recover cost of this excess production by the end of September.

The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) is on the verge of finalizing the regional environmental management planning (REMP) for sustainable mining in Joda-Barbil area in Keonjhar district.

Both Essar Steel and BRPL used to draw water from the river to lay underground slurry pipelines for mineral transportation from Joda to Paradeep

In a setback to Essar Steel and Brahmani River Pellets Ltd (BRPL), the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has continued its stay order, restraining both companies to draw water from the Baitarani river in Keonjhar district of Odisha.

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