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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.

Rat hole coal mine

EIA analysis of uranium blocks in Meghalaya

UCIL identified two Uranium blocks named Killung and Rangam in West Khasi hills district of Meghalaya, with total reserves of 9.22 million tones with rated capacity of 0.375 MTPA. The project has acquired 351 ha of land for the establishment of mines, processing plant, DCDA plant (for H2SO4 plant), township and other facilities.

Meghalaya Governor releases CSE’s study on mining, people and environment

Shillong, October 20, 2008: The hands-off approach of the Meghalaya government towards the state’s rat-hole coal mines is fuelling destruction of forests, farmlands and water sources in the state: say the writers of Rich Lands, Poor People -- Is Sustainable Mining Possible?.

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