THE environment ministry has formed a panel to examine the impact of 17 projects, relating to mining and infrastructure development, on conservation of tiger.

The four-member committee of former National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) chief P K Sen and NTCA members Prakash Murlidhar Amte, Samar Singh and Urmila Pingle will submit its report within a month.

Letter to M/s Western Coal Field from Ministry of Environment & Forests regarding TOR of Bhakra UG (0.27 MTPA in 227.141 ha) of M/s Western Coalfields Ltd (WCL), dist. Chindwara, M.P. dated 20 March, 2009.

This paper examines different sources of dust generation and quantifies dust emission rates from different point, area and line sources considering background dust concentration at one of the Opencast Coal Project (OCP) of Western Coalfields Limited.

Damaged and caved in, victims of mine collapse still call it home The ground is slipping from under the houses of nearly 200,000 people. Houses are sinking into cavities, some 15 metres deep, left behind by the abandoned mines of Western Coalfield Limited (wcl). The mines are located under a six-kilometre stretch in Maharashtra

The industrial development and growing population in India is in demand of more energy. Coal based thermal power generation is a major source of energy and is expanding at a very high rate leading to over exploitation of coal reserves, which is causing adverse impacts on the environment.

Kolkata, Nov. 23: The Coal India Limited (CIL) on Tuesday said that it might not be able to achieve its target production figure of 460.5 million tonnes in the current fiscal for several factors.

During the first six months of 2010-11 fiscal, the company has produced 185.68 million tonnes of coal as against its target of 203.95 million tonnes production.