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Kadoma — Studies have revealed high traces of mercury metal in women's breast milk and fish in the gold mining areas of Kadoma and Chakari, exposing to risk the lives of children and people in surr

Parliament has summoned National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) to explain circumstances surrounding the recent clash between Chinese sand miners and Wakiso district chairman, Matia Lwan

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. Dr. Sarvabhoum Bagali (State of Karnataka) dated 10/03/2017 regarding illegal and unauthorized mining in the middle of Bhima river, Kurugodu and Chinchapur Village, District Sholapur, Maharashtra.

Previous Order Dated 23/02/2017

The Africa Mining Vision (AMV) is a policy framework that was created by the African Union in 2009 to ensure that Africa uses its mineral resources strategically for broad-based, inclusive development.

PUDUKKOTTAI : Residents of Neduvasal have called off their 22-day protest against the proposed hydrocarbon extraction project in the village.

HC asks Ministry to consider plea of the petitioner

Citizens of Mumbai and 13 states, including Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra, need not run around any longer for the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearances for any construction along the seaside as E

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Registered and Illegal Mines, 09/03/2017. The details of working mines registered with IBM as on 28.02.2017 in the country, statewise are given at Annexure-I. The details of instances of illegal mining reported in various parts of the country submitted by the state governments to IBM and the action taken by State Governments during 2014-15 to 2015-16 are given at Annexure-II and Annexure-III.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Reforms in Mining Sector, 09/03/2017. Reforms in the mining sector were brought about by amending the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Act, 1957 through the MMDR Amendment Ordinance, 2015 which was promulgated on 12th January, 2015.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal dated 07/03/2017 in the matter of Sadi Ram Vs Ministry of Environment & Forest & Others regarding mining operations without Environment Clearance in village Chokuni, District Almora, Uttarakhand. NGT directs payment of environmental compensation of Rs. 5 lakh for illegal and unauthorized felling/cutting of 27 trees, in violation of the laws in force.

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