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Companies fined heavily for mining over limit in Odisha

 State authorities send notices to 103 mines
Odisha's department of steel and mines has slapped a fine of Rs 67,900 crore on companies operating 103 mines in the Koira and Joda mining circles of Sundargarh and Keonjhar districts, respectively for mining more mineral than permitted.

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Supreme Court lifts ban on 63 more mines in Bellary

 Sets condition of compensatory payment to resume operations
The Supreme Court allowed operations in 63 out of 72 category B mines in Bellary, Chitradurga and Tumkur in Karnataka, subject to conditions.

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Toxicity levels in Vapi, Ankleshwar cross all limits

Ahmedabad, May 23: Recent readings by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) show that toxicity levels of effluents from both Vapi and Ankleshwar industrial clusters are way above permitted norms, sometimes many times the permitted levels.

Troubled Waters - A report by Mining Watch Canada and Earthworks

A recent report by MiningWatch Canada and US-based Earthworks on how the mining waste disposal into water bodies is creating havoc. A review by CSE.
 
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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 releases its profit sharing report in Ranchi

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) released its report on profit sharing in Ranchi, Jharkhand on August 5, 2011. The report is a detailed analysis of the profit sharing mechanism, international practices being followed in different countries, the need for profit sharing, etc.

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CSE releases its new report in Ranchi

Report supports proposal to share 26 per cent net profits of mining companies with local communities

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Report supports proposal to share 26 per cent net profits of mining companies with local communities

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