Officials from the Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu (ELCOT) and the Department of Geology and Mining have completed the physical survey of 17 major mineral quarries and five granite quarries,

Rajkot (Gujarat): A senior minister in the Narendra Modi government was on Saturday sentenced to three years imprisonment by a court in Porbandar in the Rs.

West Khasi Jaintia Hills Deputy Commissioner PS Dkhar has issued an order banning mining of limestone at Nongtalang and Amtapoh villages in the district.

SHILLONG: Marking the world Environment Day with a heavy heart, renowned columnist Rev HH Mohrmen observed that if the government falls back on introducing and implementing strict laws to check unregulated mining, the state will witness many dead rivers as is the case of Jaintia Hills.

Terming Jaintia Hills as the ‘Land of dead rivers’, Mohrmen said that the environment in Jaintia Hills is degrading to a large extend and this is evident from the dead and acidic rivers and streams ultimately leading to the dead of aquatic species caused due to unabated and uncheck mining activities.

JOWAI: Concerned over an impending water crisis in Nongtalang area under Amlarem Sub-division in Jaintia Hills, owing to large-scale and unscientific limestone mining in the surrounding areas, loca

The Virbhadra Singh-led Congress government, in a late evening cabinet decision on Wednesday, decided to grant licence to Reliance Industries for setting up a cement plant in the Chopal tehsil of a

A memorandum of understanding signed between multinational beverage giant Coca Cola and Uttarakhand government to set up a Rs 600 crore bottling plant in the district has triggered protests by envi

Navdanya, the People’s Science Institute and the Friends of Doon — all local environment protection groups — have urged Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna to immediately cancel the memorandum of understanding signed with Coca-Cola that plans to set up a unit in Vikas Nagar area near here.

“We will never allow Coca-Cola to set up its plant in the ecologically sensitive Doon Valley as the plant, besides stealing our water, will pollute the groundwater with highly dangerous chemicals and metals causing untold misery to the local community and convert the neighbouring agricultural lands into wastelands,” said Vandana Shiva of Navdanya.

Draft EIA report of 4.30 MTPA limestone mining at Belgaum, Karnataka of Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd.

Executive summary of environmental impact assessment report for proposed limestone mine production capacity near village Sita Rak Ji Ka kHera, Tehsil Nimbahera, District Chittorgarh, Rajasthan.