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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

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 releases its report on profit sharing in mining

Mining companies must share profits with local communities: latest CSE report comes out in support of proposal to share 26 per cent net profits

Says the money generated from this will go a long way in reducing poverty and deprivation in the mining affected areas

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Mining companies must share profits with local communities: latest CSE report comes out in support of proposal to share 26 per cent net profits

Report on Profit Sharing released in Odisha on June 24, 2011

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) releases its report on profit sharing in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha on June 24, 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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Sharing the wealth of minerals: Policies, practices and implications

It is now well recognised across the world that wealth generated by the mining sector comes at a substantial development cost, along with environmental damages and economic exclusion of the marginalised. This has also been exhaustively documented in India. In fact, the major mining districts of India are among its poorest and most polluted. Considering the negative externalities of the mining sector, new policies and practices are being explored and implemented across the world to ensure that mineral wealth can be converted into sustainable development benefits for local communities.

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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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