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In Keonjhar district, 21 lessees including top miners like SAIL, Facor and state-run Odisha Mining Corporation are in the defaulters' list

Ruling out any laxity for mine lessees for flouting Environment (Protection) Act- 1986, the state forest & environment department has asked the Keonjhar collector to file prosecution immediately against them.

SAIL has not paid NPV for forest land coming within its Harmath iron and manganese mines under Keonjhar division

The Union ministry of environment & forests (MoEF) has sought lease wise details of the net present value (NPV) realised from the miners for diversion of forest land in Odisha.

The Centre may issue showcause notices to companies like SAIL, Tata Steel, Essel Mining, JSPL and OMC, which hold 75 leases where illegal mining of iron and manganese ores was found by the Shah Com

As many as 110 mine owners are in dock for violation of EP Act, 1986

Acting tough on the mine lessees for flouting Environment (Protection) Act, the Odisha forest and environment ministry has issued instructions to the collectors of mineral rich districts to file prosecution immediately.

As many as 110 mine owners are in dock for violation of Environmental Protection Act, 1986

Acting tough on the mine lessees for flouting Environment (Protection) Act, the Odisha forest and environment ministry has issued clear instructions to the collectors of mineral rich districts to file prosecution immediately.

Decides to separate captive mining from 57 mn tonne cap

The state government has decided to exclude iron ore produced from mines owned by steel makers from its 57 million tonne annual iron ore cap imposed in Joda and Koira mining circle, in order to boost production by nearly 15 million tonne a year.

New Delhi : Operations of top steel and mining companies, including Tata Steel, SAIL, Aditya Birla Group's Essel Mining, JSPL and Sarda Mines, are likely to get affected if a recommendation by the Justice M B Shah Commission to ban mining along the Baitarni river in Odisha is accepted.

The high-powered panel, in its five-volume report on illegal mining in Odisha, has recommended revisiting the environment approvals granted to all 55 mines around the Baitarni river and its tributaries.

New Delhi : The MB Shah Inquiry Commission has estimated the size of illegal iron ore mining in Orissa at Rs 60,000 crore and has said half of the profits from mines in the state should go to the local population.

The commission has, however, let off large mining companies including Tata Steel, Essel Mining (Birla group) and SAIL from any fresh probe. It has not found any evidence of illegal mining by these companies but that of over extraction from their mines.

RPG Industries, Hindalco, SAIL, Jindal Steel, Monnet Ispat, GVK Power and Jaiprakash Associates among companies summoned for review

The coal ministry has threatened to cancel allocations of reserves held by six companies, including Essar Power, Rungta Mines and the state utilities of Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand, as part of its ongoing drive against defaulting captive coal miners.

The coal ministry on Thursday decided to de-allocate 11 captive coal blocks including three mines of Jindal Steel and Power, besides forfeiting the bank guarantees of six firms and asking five to e

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