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6Feb 860
NGT panel blames ''un-abetted illegal mining'' for Meghalaya ...

 · The NGT had banned coal mining in the state in 2014. As rescue operations fail to make much headway even after three weeks, dimming hope of the miners'' survival, the committee, headed by retired Gauhati high court judge B.P. Katoki, has found that a blasé state government looked the other way when such illegal mining was rampant in several areas in East Jaintia Hills district.

9Feb 1934
Third body fished out from flooded coal mine in Meghalaya

 · The NGT had in 2014 banned unscientific rat-hole coal mining and transportation for the safety of miners and environmental protection. A deep vertical shaft is usually dug till coal seams are found in the age-old practice in Meghalaya which is also known as rat-hole mining.

15Feb 1783
NGT concludes proceedings on Meghalaya mining ban

 · Coal mining was banned in Meghalaya by the NGT on April 17, 2014. Several committees were set up by the Tribunal to oversee that illegal mining does not take place and also recommend ways to restore the damaged environment in the coal mining areas. In July 2019, the Supreme Court, following an appeal by the State Government, lifted the ban on ...

27Feb 1596
Meghalaya mining ban

 · Illegal coal mining in Meghalaya has been a thriving business perpetuate with the blessings of powerful vested interest coteries that also involve influential politicians. The prevalence of such unscientific coal mining has over the years caused irreparable harm to the region''s natural environment and unless this is checked with a firm hand ...

29Feb 1765
Killer coal mines of Meghalaya: Livelihood or death-trap ...

 · East Jaintia Hills/Shillong, Meghalaya: It''s an open secret spite the imposition of a blanket ban on unscientific methods of coal mining in Meghalaya in 2014, illegal rat-hole mining continues to take place in the state and right under the nose of …

5Feb 1512
Third body fished out from flooded coal mine in Meghalaya

 · Shillong, June 25 (PTI) More than three weeks after an illegal coal pit in Meghalayas East Jaintia district was flooded trapping five miners, rescuers on Friday fished out another body from the 152-metre-deep mine, an official said. This is the third body to be pulled out from the rat- hole mine at ...

28Feb 1510
Third body fished out from flooded coal mine in Meghalaya

 · Third body fished out from flooded coal mine in Meghalaya ... The NGT had in 2014 banned unscientific rat-hole coal mining and transportation for …

6Feb 511
Meghalaya: 5 trapped in Umpleng coal mine for 14 days ...

 · Meghalaya: 5 Trapped In Umpleng Coal Mine For 14 Days, Indian Navy Joins Rescue Operation ... Shining Langstang, and charged him with violation of the NGT order banning unscientific mining and transportation of coal. Even so, the ''Sordar'' (mine manager), is on the run and a lookout notice has been issued since he was the one who brought migrant ...

8Feb 970
Rescuers unable to retrieve object suspected to be body of ...

 · Rescuers unable to retrieve object suspected to be body of miner from Meghalaya coal pit We do not want a third or a repeat of the first two unless the issue of miners safety and environment protection are addressed, she said.The NGT had in 2014 banned unscientific rat-hole coal mining and transportation for wants of miners safety and environmental protection.A deep vertical shaft is dug till ...

17Feb 1172
Coal Mine Tragedy in Meghalaya – How dangerous are coal ...

 · Meghalaya coal mine mishap. Meghalaya mining accident happened on 13 December 2018, when 15 miners were trapped in a mine in Ksan, in the Indian state of Meghalaya. While five miners managed to escape, rescue efforts for the remaining 10 continued till 2 March 2019. The miners were trapped inside the coal mine at a depth of around 370 feet (112 ...

10Feb 850
Rescue Ops Underway To Find Migrant Workers Trapped In ...

 · Although the National Green Tribunal (NGT) had banned unsafe and unscientific coal mining and transportation in 2014, another accident in Ksan area …

12Feb 821
unscientific coal mining in meghalaya

Meghalaya State Climate Change Action Plan 2.92 Мб. The major issue with coal mining in Meghalaya is the unscientific way it is carried out, the absence of postmining treatment and poor management of the mined areas. The water bodies near the mining areas will be identified and proper protection measures will be taken.

28Feb 1102
Miners still trapped in Meghalaya coal mine, rain hampers ...

 · Miners still trapped in Meghalaya coal mine, rain hampers rescue efforts. Illegal rat-hole mining is allegedly rampant in Meghalaya, despite a ban imposed on such activities by the National Green Tribunal in 2014. File image of accident site at Umpleng in Meghalaya''s East Jaintia Hills district. Shillong: Heavy rainfall on Tuesday is hampering ...

8Feb 538
Meghalaya Mine: 2 Bodies Spotted By Navy Divers In ...

 · Meghalaya: The owner of the coal mine has been arrested and charged for violation of the National Green Tribunal''s order banning unscientific mining and transportation of coal…

13Feb 929
Third Body Fished Out From Flooded ''Rat-Hole'' Coal Mine In ...

 · Home Business Third Body Fished Out From Flooded ''Rat-Hole'' Coal Mine In Meghalaya. Business; Latest News; Third Body Fished Out From Flooded ''Rat-Hole'' Coal Mine In Meghalaya. By. Liberty Red News - June 25, 2021. 1. 0. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest.

7Feb 651
Rescue operation for trapped miners in Meghalaya called ...

 · Shillong: Thirty-nine days after five miners were trapped in a flooded coal mine in Meghalaya''s East Jaintia Hills district, the state government has called off the rescue operation due to incessant rainfall, an official said on Thursday. Thirty-nine days after five miners were trapped in a flooded coal mine in Meghalaya''s East Jaintia Hills

21Feb 1785
NGT ban on rat-hole mining in Meghalaya to continue

 · Unscientific mining Meghalaya has a total coal reserve of 640 million tonnes, most of which is mined unscientifically by individuals and communities. As a result, the water sources of many rivers, especially in Jaintia Hills district, have turned acidic.

29Feb 737
Rat Hole Mining

 · Coal mining currently underway in Meghalaya was a corruption of this Constitutional Provision wherein private individuals having private interests in earning monetary benefits from minerals vested under the land are engaging in coal mining. Lack of Monitoring: Mining activities are spread across too vast an area spreading over four districts.

1Feb 1371
Third Body Fished Out Of Flooded Illegal Coal Mine In ...

 · More than three weeks after an illegal coal pit in Meghalaya''s East Jaintia district was flooded trapping five miners, rescuers on Friday fished out another body from the 152-metre-deep mine…

15Feb 1125
Are Illegal Exports to Bangladesh Spurring Rat Hole Coal ...

Rampant rat hole coal mining is prevalent in Meghalaya despite a ban while the state government is yet to conduct a thorough enquiry. ... unscientific mining has spawned and caused great damage to ...

8Feb 1142
Rescue operation for trapped miners in Meghalaya called ...

2  · In 2018, a similar accident had taken place at Lumthari in the same district, about 20 km away from the coal mine at Umpleng. Hazardous rat-hole coal mining is not permitted in Meghalaya after the ...

13Feb 1393
Rescue ops suspended in M''laya mine

2  · The National Green Tribunal has banned the unscientific coal mining in Meghalaya, yet illegal cases of mining have been reported time and again. -Tags:#Rescue ops suspended #in M''laya mine. Latest news. Talks of UP cabinet rejig gain strength. My endeavour is to work with all media heads: A..

24Feb 1802
Dark places | The Indian Express

 · Meghalaya has, however, been an outlier to this process. Extraction of coal in the state is governed by the Mines and Minerals Policy of 2012, which was found wanting on safety provisions by the NGT. After the East Jaintia Hills tragedy, Meghalaya''s chief minister, Conrad Sangma, has acknowledged the existence of unscientific mining in the state.

26Feb 1869
Meghalaya''s black holes: Unregulated rat-hole coal mines ...

 · The attack on an activist in a coal belt in India''s northeast frontier state of Meghalaya has spotlighted the issue of ecological degradation from "rat hole mining" and the outlawed activities continuing in defiance of a ban on this unscientific sub-surface mining technique in the state.. In November, well-known Meghalaya activist Agnes Kharshiing and her companion were brutally ...

14Feb 1802
unscientific coal mining in meghalaya, second hand cone ...

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13Feb 631
Curse of the black gold: How Meghalaya depends on coal ...

Unscientific coal mining has destroyed parts of Meghalaya. Despite this, locals still root for the industry. A visit to the coal belt reveals both dependence and devastation.

17Feb 1845
''Firms gain from illegal coal mining in Meghalaya''

 · The NGT had banned unscientific and unsafe rat-hole mining of coal in Meghalaya in 2014 though it intermittently allowed transportation of already mined coal from time to time. Rat-hole mining ...

5Feb 1007
Coal mining has turned Meghalaya''s rivers acidic. Can ...

 · In 2014, the National Green Tribunal had banned coal mining in Meghalaya. The ban was on the basis of a petition by a student outfit in neighbouring …

29Feb 1886
Rescue operation for trapped miners in Meghalaya called ...

2  · In 2018, a similar accident had taken place at Lumthari in the same district, about 20 km away from the coal mine at Umpleng. Hazardous rat-hole coal mining is not permitted in Meghalaya after the NGT banned it in 2014. A deep vertical shaft is dug till coal seams are found in the rat-hole mining. Once the seams are found, coal is taken out ...

21Feb 1076
Legal limits to tribal governance: coal mining in ...

As noted by O.P. Singh, "coal mining in Meghalaya has benefited the people and the state and has been a means of wealth generation for some people of the coal mining area. However, it also (is) a bare fact that the benefit of coal mining is going to a small group of people, whereas a majority are excluded to share the benefit due to various ...

30Feb 1127
Rescue Ops Underway to Trace Migrant Workers Trapped in ...

 · The Congress leader had in the past raised the issue of illegal and unscientific mining and transportation of coal across the state. "Illegality of this scale cannot happen without the patronage by the people in authority — both illegal mining and illegal transportation go under the watch of the government," the former chief minister had said.

3Feb 1165
13 feared dead at illegal coal mine in Meghalaya, India

 · "The National Green Tribunal has prohibited unscientific and unsafe rat-hole coal mining in Meghalaya since 2014." The order was in response to a petition that alleged coal mining in Jaintia Hills has turned the Kopili river water acidic.

17Feb 1021
CAG terms Meghalaya coal mining ''unscientific''

 · Shillong, June 16: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) which observed that "unscientific" coal mining in Meghalaya can never be allowed keeping the ecology in mind, has found an echo. Now, the Comptroller and Auditor-General (CAG) report has come up with an observation that Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) from "unscientific mining" has damaged the environment.

30Feb 853
12-member NGT panel to curb unscientific coal mining

 · SHILLONG, March 16: The state government will now utilise the Meghalaya Environment Protection and Restoration Fund (MEPRF) to control unscientific coal mining under the supervision of an oversight committee of 12 members formed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT). The panel will be headed by the additional secretary of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest […]

28Feb 772
[DOWNLOAD] Citizen''s Report on the Unregulated Coal Mining ...

 · When on the 17th April 2014, the National Green Tribunal issued its orders banning unregulated and unscientific ''rat hole'' mining, there was a ray of hope for Meghalaya. But through legal maneuvers, administrative and political tricks played on behalf of the mining lobby, the intent and purpose of this historic order has been bent beyond ...

14Feb 1968
Meghalaya allows coal mining for domestic purpose, barred ...

 · The NGT had banned unscientific and ecologically unsafe rat-hole mining of coal in Meghalaya though it intermittently allowed transportation of already mined coal from time to time. Rat-hole mining involves digging of narrow tunnels, usually 3-4 feet high, for workers to enter and extract coal.The horizontal tunnels are often termed "rat-holes ...

30Feb 1833
Rescue Operation for Trapped Miners in Meghalaya Called ...

2  · Due to heavy rains, the water level rose inside the 152-metre-deep pit hampering diving operations. Thirty-nine days after five miners were trapped in a flooded coal mine in Meghalaya''s East Jaintia Hills district, the state government has called off the rescue operation due to incessant rainfall. "The rescue operations have been suspended ...

2Feb 1087
Meghalaya Mine: 2 Bodies Spotted By Navy Divers In ...

 · Meghalaya: The owner of the coal mine has been arrested and charged for violation of the National Green Tribunal''s order banning unscientific mining and transportation of coal.

2Feb 1906
Mining affected areas and its impact on livelihoods: Meghalaya

 · Mining in Meghalaya. Mining in Meghalaya is mostly done in an unscientific manner with no consideration to environmental protection and social responsibility. The absence of any post-mining treatment and restoration of degraded ecosystems worsen the situation with long term environmental and social implications. Coal mining

28Feb 1540
coal: Miners still trapped in Meghalaya coal mine, rain ...

 · Miners still trapped in Meghalaya coal mine, rain hampers rescue efforts. Heavy rainfall on Tuesday hampered operations to rescue at least five miners trapped for two days deep inside an illegal rat-hole coal pit in Meghalayas East Jaintia Hills district, officials said. PTI; …

30Feb 944
Are Illegal Exports to Bangladesh Spurring Rat Hole Coal Mining in …

Meghalaya State Climate Change Action Plan 2.92 Мб. The major issue with coal mining in Meghalaya is the unscientific way it is carried out, the absence of postmining treatment and poor management of the mined areas. The water bodies near the mining areas will be identified and proper protection measures will be taken.

20Feb 1403
An Economic Perspective on Coal Mining in Meghalaya

 · The state government''s view on the negative environmental and social consequences of coal mining is reflected in the Meghalaya State Development Report of 2008. According to the report, ''unscientific mining has led to contamination of water bodies and rendering of large track of agricultural land infertile and unusable.