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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Saurabh Kumar Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 29/11/2017 regarding sand mining in Uttar Pradesh. Counsel appearing for the State of Uttar Pradesh submits that the Notification dated 2nd November, 2017 is for a very limited purpose by which land owners of agriculture land would be permitted to remove the sand deposits as a result of flood and it does not permit any mining activity as such.

In the past five years, a group of miners from the Amazonas Region and Madre de Dios have destroyed about 20 hectares of forest, not including the constant contamination from the Pastacillo stream,

HARIDWAR: Following complaint of illegal mining in the Ganga in Haridwar from Matri Sadan, the Union ministry of environment and forest resources (MoEF) has sent a team to assess the impact of mini

CONAKRY (Reuters) - A two-day skirmish between Guinean and Malian villagers over control of a gold mine that straddles the countries’ joint border killed at least 17 people, a government official i

Move to help miners become cautious and undertake mining responsibly’

Appeals court rules against mining company Nevsun Resources, clearing way for workers to have claims of human rights violations heard in Canadian court

The NGT bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim was dealing with two applications by Readiness for Empowerment through Legitimate Action.

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine environment minister said on Wednesday that a ban on new open pit mining in the country would remain in place, with President Rodrigo Duterte rejecting government

What happened on October 8 and 9 in Ecuador’s Río Blanco area was not entirely unexpected.

German and Singaporean business interests have been attempting to start a rare earth mine on northwestern Madagascar’s Ampasindava peninsula.