Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
In July this year, the Haryana government released a master plan to develop 10,484 ha area around 23 villages in Faridabad, including Mangar. The plan proposes development activities like construction of residential and industrial colonies, farm houses, warehouses, communication towers, hotels, resorts, banquet halls, amusement parks, railway stations, airports and non-polluting rural and small scale industries on hills and plains in this region. Even mining and extraction operations, including lime and brick kilns, stone quarries and crushing are sought to be allowed
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