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Absence of full-fledged Chief makes pollution body toothless; Matter to be heard by HC today

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Karnataka government to place on record before it an alternative mechanism for e-auction of iron ore extracted from Ballari, Tumakuru and Chitradurga mines

Validation of volatile organic compound (VOC) emission reports, especially from large industrial facilities, is rarely attempted. Given uncertainties in emission reports, their evaluation and validation will build confidence in emission inventories. It is shown that a top-down approach can provide measurement-based emission rates for such emission validation. Comparisons with emission reports from Alberta oil sands surface mining facilities revealed significant differences in VOC emissions between top-down emissions rates and reports.

Mounting debt across the Adani Group suggests that the Indian conglomerate’s Carmichael mine proposal for northeast Australia has become an increasingly precarious house of cards, according to new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).

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RIO DE JANEIRO, April 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Congolese park ranger, a Guatemalan indigenous land rights activist and an octogenarian Australian who blocked a coal mining firm from taki

Abuses linked to mining in countries such as Myanmar and Colombia are being overlooked by technology companies focused only on eliminating “conflict minerals” from war-torn parts of Africa in their

Illegal miners cut down trees before gouging into the earth in search of gold, and for them, the impact on the environment is none of their business

Government has totally banned mining around water bodies in the country.

The move, according to government, is to protect the water bodies from being polluted by miners.

Coal imports into the country are unlikely to rise, thanks to a surge in domestic coal production, but the demand for coal from new thermal power plants is likely to taper off after five years and

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