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Coltan mining and ethics - Wikipedia

Coltan is the colloquial name for the mineral columbite-tantalum ("col-tan"); it is sometimes incorrectly used as shorthand for tantalite, a metallic ore from which the very similar elements niobium, also known as columbium, and tantalum are extracted. In the early 21st century coltan mining was associated with human rights violations such as child labour, systematic exploitation of the ...

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China closes 1600 coal mines due to safety .

China has shut down more than 1,600 small, illegal coal mines this year as part of an effort to improve safety standards in a mining industry that is the most dangerous in the world. More than ...

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Sepa approves coal storage project amid serious ...

Illegal coal dumps After the court's decision allowing coal imports only through the PIBT, the number of illegal stockpiles of coal earlier restricted to district South in the city has increased ...

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Illegal Coal Trade Fund Militants in Assam: Gogoi

Illegal Coal Trade Fund Militants in Assam: Gogoi. New Delhi. Mail

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No illegal coal mining going on in Meghalaya: .

HT Correspondent. SHILLONG, April 19: Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma has said there is no illegal mining of coal going on in the state as of now. "There was reassessment done for the coal because we have seen transportation is taking place but illegal mining is not going on in the state," Conrad told reporters in Shillong on Thursday.

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Amazon Of The East In Danger, Coal Mining .

"Though the NBWL has allowed the coal mining project on April 7, 2020, but, illegal mining of coal has been going by the coal mafias in the forest for long affecting the biodiversity of this forestland," environmental activists reportedly allege. The Dehing Patkai Elephant Reserve, is the largest low-lying rainforest in India.

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Coal Ash: A Growing Environmental Concern in .

Coal ash, a powdery substance that remains after burning coal to generate electricity, presents a number of potential environmental and public health issues. Over the past century, roughly 150 million tons of coal ash have collected at Duke Energy's 14 current and prior plants in North Carolina.

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China's Coal Projects Spur Call for Legal Limits

As China presses ahead with coal-fired power projects outside its own borders, environmental critics are calling for legal controls. Writing for the environmental website ...

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Thar coal: concerns of local community - .

ON July 27, a three-member team of the World Bank experts on coal and mining visited Thar coal fields and met the representatives of civil society organisations and the local community.

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New Acland Coal operation under investigation .

17.06.2020 · New Acland Coal's mine west of Brisbane is being investigated for potential non-compliance with its licence, which opponents allege has unlawfully mined $500 million of coal.

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The Hidden Cost of Mining Coal in Assam – The .

29.06.2020 · Many Government Departments Involved in Illegal Coal Mining. ... Talk of new U.S. testing deeply concerns those who have first-hand knowledge of nuclear devastation. July 15, 2020

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New Acland Coal operation under investigation .

New Acland Coal's mine west of Brisbane is being investigated for potential non-compliance with its licence, which opponents allege has unlawfully mined $500 million of coal.

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China's Coal Projects Spur Call For Legal Limits ...

By Michael Lelyveld As China presses ahead with coal-fired power projects outside its own borders, environmental critics are calling for legal controls. ISSN 2330-717X Monday, July 20, 2020

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Teck proposal to expand B.C.'s largest coal mine .

Fernie, B.C. — A Teck Resources proposal to significantly expand the largest coal mine in British Columbia is raising questions about the province's willingness to address the legacy of selenium pollution affecting fish in the Elk River, which feeds into a transboundary watershed shared with Montana. Selenium pollution emanating from Teck's five metallurgical coal mines has increased ...

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No illegal coal mining going on in Meghalaya: .

HT Correspondent. SHILLONG, April 19: Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma has said there is no illegal mining of coal going on in the state as of now. "There was reassessment done for the coal because we have seen transportation is taking place but illegal mining is not going on in the state," Conrad told reporters in Shillong on Thursday.

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Environmentalists raise concerns over coal .

Environmentalists raise concerns over coal mining in 'no go' zones, call the move a recipe for ecological disaster Opposition parties not invited to all-party meet slam govt, question criteria

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China's Coal Projects Spur Call For Legal Limits ...

By Michael Lelyveld As China presses ahead with coal-fired power projects outside its own borders, environmental critics are calling for legal controls. ISSN 2330-717X Monday, July 20, 2020

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Business Day: iMfolozi coal mines raise concerns .

THE coal, sand and mineral mines of KwaZulu-Natal — including illegal operations — have long worried environmental groups, who cite destruction of ecologically sensitive areas like St Lucia and the iMfolozi reserve on the North Coast. Provincial and national government have the power to act.

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Mines Ministry Seeks Public Hearing Exemption .

The minutes of the EAC's meeting noted that that the Ministry of Mines has requested that "non-coal mining projects involving increase in production capacity up to 40 percent may also be exempted from the requirement of public hearing" subject to conditions deemed necessary.. In July 2017, another EAC in a recommendation for coal mining projects, said, "exemption from public hearing ...

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Coal Ash: A Growing Environmental Concern in .

Coal ash, a powdery substance that remains after burning coal to generate electricity, presents a number of potential environmental and public health issues. Over the past century, roughly 150 million tons of coal ash have collected at Duke Energy's 14 current and prior plants in North Carolina.

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