Worried that land acquisition for mining could head the way of ongoing farmers' unrest, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal today directed Coal India Limited (CIL) and its subsidiaries to review Rehabilitation and Resettlement (R&R) policy, while acquiring land for coal mining.

Coal firms generally acquire large chunks of land for projects.

Delays in land acquisition for mining projects had bec

M/s Rajan Coal Washery Limited has Proposed to install Coal washery of capacity 0.96 MTPA at Village- Chote Dhoumarpali, Tehsil- Kharsia, Dist- Raigarh, State- Chhattisgarh. The report has been prepared as per the TOR (vide letter No.587 /SEACCG/ EC/CW/RIG/10 Dated. 22/01/2011).

High concentrations of fluoride (F–) in drinking water are harmful to human health. Knowledge of spatiotemporal distribution of F– content in groundwater is thus a prerequisite for taking preventive measures. This communication reports F– incidence in groundwater and its relation with the prevalence of fluorosis in Tamnar area, Raigarh District, Chhattisgarh, India.

Locals Protest As Most Important Sites Of Dharamjaigarh May Go Under
Dharamjaigarh (Raigarh): So far, coal mines have been gobbling up villages in Chhattisgarh

Seeking to end the intense bitterness, environment minister Jairam Ramesh today walked into coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal

Analysis of the draft EIA/EMP report for Durgapur II

Despite closure notices several industrial units are operating in Mahad tehsil of Raigad district, polluting a river and wells. As a result fishing and farming in the region have been badly affected. 5,000 fisher families have lost their means of living due to pollution in the Savitri river.

Bombay High Court order on Writ Petition No. 97 2011 with Writ Petition No. 98 2011 on sand mining. The court has directed the Maharashtra government not to award any contract for sand mining or allow further excavation until and unless the agency concerned obtains an environmental clearance.

Analysis of the draft EIA/EMP report for Durgapur II – Taraimar Coal Block For M/S Bharat Aluminium Company Limited.

M/s. Jayaswals Industries NECO Ltd. (JNIL) has been allotted sub block IV/4 of Gare Block in Mand Raigarh Coalfield, Dist. Raigarh Chhattisgarh for mining of coal for captive consumption in their Integrated Steel Plant at Raipur.