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Mining and Environment


New Environmental Norms: Way forward

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is convening a meeting to discuss the status of preparedness, hindrances and support required from government to comply with the recently notified environmental norms for coal based thermal power stations.  The dialogue is convened to arrive at a roadmap to expedite the implementation of the recently notified environmental standards for coal power station by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

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Date: September 7, 2016

Losing Solid Ground: MMDR Amendment Act, 2015 and the state of the mining sector in India

For over a decade, the country has debated the need to reform the mining sector by amending the Mines and Mineral (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Act, 1957.

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District Mineral Foundation

The right of the people of the mining-affected areas to benefit from the mineral-rich lands they live on

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Rich Lands Poor People: Is 'Sustainable' Mining Possible?

This book is an attempt to document all the complexities of mining. While, it is true that mining is essential, it is not a simple 'dig and sell' proposition for a country like India.

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Model District Mineral Foundation (Trust) Rules,2015

Model Rules to work for the interest and benefit of persons, and areas affected by mining and related operations.
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Experience sharing workshop on Mining and Sustainable Development: Challenges and Perspectives for African nations

April 13-18, 2015

The one week Experience Sharing Workshop on Mining was held from 13-18, April 2015 at Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi. The programme was attended by fourteen senior level officials from Ethiopia, Kenya, Zambia, Nigeria, Botswana, Mozambique and Tanzania.

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