Mining in news on April 11

Today’s updates in the mining industry

By DTE Staff
Published: Wednesday 11 April 2018

Drilling for oil & minerals in forest land will need green nod: Forest Advisory Committee

Drilling of bore holes on forest land for prospecting of minerals and oil exploration will not be exempted from the ambit of clearances, the environment ministry's forest advisory committee said

Bombay HC raps state for eco degradation due to sand mining

The Bombay High Court Tuesday pulled up the state for inaction and held it responsible for drastic environmental degradation through unabated sand mining around creeks and in the coastal areas

Punjab delegation to visit Telangana, Andhra to study sand mining policy

After studying sand mining policy of 13 states, the sub-committee had decided to learn from the policies of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh as these were not just earning revenue from the state, but also providing sand at economical prices

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