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218 coal mines violating EIA notification 2006

According to the Press Information Bureau, 218 mines of Coal India Limited (CIL) are operating in violation to the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification 2006. These are pre-1994 mines when the EIA notification was not in place.

CSE's Profit Sharing Report

Centre for Science and Environment's (CSE) latest report on the Profit-sharing mechanism introduced under the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Bill, 2011.

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Centre for Science and Environment's (CSE) latest report on the Profit-sharing mechanism introduced under the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Bill, 2011.

CSE welcomes Group of Ministers' decision on mining bill

  • Coal mining firms will now have to share 26 per cent of profits with local people

  • Important step towards inclusive growth, says CSE

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  • Coal mining firms will now have to share 26 per cent of profits with local people

  • Important step towards inclusive growth, says CSE

CSE workshops on illegal mining and rat hole mining in Meghalaya

CSE in collaboration with Samrakshan Trust, a local NGO working in Meghalaya, organised two workshops (Shillong and Tura) on illegal mining and rat hole mining in the state of Meghalaya.

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EIA analysis of coal mining project by Jindal Steel and Power Limited

Jindal Steel and Power Ltd. is planning to set up an 4 million tonnes per annum (TPA) coal mining project in Raigarh district of Chattisgarh. On behalf of the local community, Ekta Parishad, requested us to technically evaluate the Rapid Environment Impact Assessment done for the project. 

EIA analysis of coal mining project

Jayaswals Neco Ltd. (JNL) is planning to set up an 1.2 million tonnes per annum (TPA) coal mining project in Raigarh district of Chattisgarh. On behalf of the local community there, two activists (from Ekta Parishad and Jan Chetna) requested the Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi, to technically evaluate the Rapid Environment Impact Assessment done for the project.

EIA analysis of Jindal Gare coal mine expansion

Expansion of Mine lease in Gare IV/1 is beign proposed by Jindal Steel and Power Limited. Ekta Parishad on behalf of the local communities of Raigarh district of Chattisgarh requested us to technically evaluate the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) document of Gare IV/1 Coal Mine Extension project at Village Nagarmuda, Janjgir, Tapranga, Dongamauha, Dhaurabhanta and Aamgaon in Tehsi; Gharghoda, District Raigarh of Chattisgarh.

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