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Today’s updates in the mining industry
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
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
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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