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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.


Understanding EIA: From screening to decision making

  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.


EIA analysis of coal mining project

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.