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Open-pit mine is still an unavoidable activity but can become unsustainable without the restoration of degraded sites. Monitoring the restoration after extractive activities is a legal requirement for mine companies and public administrations in many countries, involving financial provisions for environmental liabilities.

At least 1,000 tonnes of mercury is released into the atmosphere and millions of men, women and children worldwide are exposed to its toxic emissions due to gold production every year.

India's cabinet approved a policy on Tuesday that allows owners of coal mines that produce solely for their own use, known as "captive coal mines, to sell 25 percent of their output in the open ma

BENGALURU: Bengaluru doesn’t have a beach or desert nearby. Yet, sand constitutes most of the road dust, contributing prominently to air pollution in the city.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dukalu Ram & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 14/02/2019. The issue for consideration is illegal mining in Coal Blocks of Gare Palma IV/2 and Gare Palma IV/3 in Distt. Raigarh, Chhattisgarh by diverting forest land for mining. The mining resulted in pollution affecting the crops of the farmers. Chemical and coal water was dumped into the fields.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amarshakti Vs State of Bihar & Others dated 14/02/2019 regarding illegal sand mining in rivers Sone and Ganga at Koelnar and Patna in Bihar. The illegal mining was resulting in affecting the flow of the rivers.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sandeep Kumar Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 14/02/2019 regarding illegal sand mining in rivers Kane, Yamuna, Bangey in Banda district, Uttar Pradesh. The mining is allegedly being done without the Environment Clearance by splitting the lease area to avoid the regulatory regime. 50 hectares area has been spilt up to less than 25 hectares.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sandeep Kharb Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 14/02/2019 regarding illegal sand mining inside the river bed of river Yamuna as well as construction of a temporary bridge with hume pipes, bricks (Malba), Murram etc.

The Standing Committee on Coal and Steel present this Forty-Ninth Report of the Standing Committee on Coal and Steel (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) on "CSR Activities by PSUs under Ministry of Mines" relating to the Ministry of Mines.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vinod Kumar Jangra Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 12/02/2019 regarding unregulated mining and stone crushing causing air pollution and damage to environment, Charkhi Dadri, Haryana.

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