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With very little fanfare, the White House recently released a three-paragraph statement announcing the formal transfer of the New World Mine Site to the United States Forest Service. Thus ended,

Aboriginal groups and environmentalists are planning protests across Australia after failing to block the development of a uranium mine on traditional Aboriginal land in the Northern

China, one of the world's largest coal producers, is to close some 22,000 mines by 2000 in a bold move to restructure an industry hit by chronic oversupply nad weakening demand. The plan, reported by

Aboriginal groups and environmentalists are planning protests across Australia after failing to block the development of auranium mine on traditional Aboriginal land in the Northern Territory.

China, one of the world's largest coal producers, is to close some 22,000 mines by 2000 in a bold move to restructure an industry hit by chornic oversupply and weakening

The Delhi High Court today upheld the transfer of a portion of the Bailadila mines (11-B) to a private party -- the Bailadila Mineral Development Company Limited in which the Mittal group holds 89%

Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd. (MCL), one of the beneficiary subsidiaries of Coal India Ltd. of the World Bank loan, has to take up an environment and social mitigation plan (ESMP) in right earnest for the

After a delay of over a year, the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MEF) has given its nod to five mining projects in Rajasthan involving diversion of a total of 1503.42 hectares of forest land.

The Minister of State for Home, Mr. R. Roshan Baig, ruled out the opening of quarries in the Kollegal and adjoining areas in Karnataka as gelatine sticks and other explosives, likely to be used,

The Kullu valley faces serious ecological degradation because of large-scale, unscientific and illegal mining and quarrying. Despite the deployment of field guards to check this by the Department of

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