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.
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.
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.
Coal mining firms will now have to share 26 per cent of profits with local people Important step towards inclusive growth, says CSE
by M/s Jayaswals Neco Limited
Date: February 22 - 26, 2010 A hands-on course to explore various aspects of EIA - from screening, scoping, data collection to impact assessment and post-EIA monitoring. There is a genuine need to develop the capacity of the state-level regulators and state level expert appraisal Committee (SEAC) to screen and scope the EIA process, to conduct transparent public consultations and to evaluate the EIA reports, especially after the new EIA notification.
Expansion of Mine lease in Gare IV/1 is being proposed by Jindal Steel and Power Limited.
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.