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    Let us state a few real life examples to support our point of view Navajoland New Mexico In the late 1940s mining for uranium started in the Navajo Nation in New Mexico USA Once the Uranium has been extracted the waste was cast aside as tailings near mine sites One of the waste piles grew so high that on windy days dust from the tailings blew into the residential areas of the Navajo

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  • Uranium exploration drilling mining in Meghalaya kills

    2017 4 22 If uranium radiation was the cause of the deaths all other aquatic life forms there would have also been affected and there would have been lesions on the fish Meghalaya s Deputy Chief Minister Bindo M Lanong who looks after the mining and geology department said after thousands of dead fish had been found floating in Ranikor since

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  • Coal mine accident proves illegal mining continues

    2021 1 23 SHILLONG The Opposition Congress in Meghalaya on Saturday said that the coal mine accident in East Jaintia Hills district proves that illegal mining continues unabated in the state

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  • Meghalaya aposs uranium reserves Why it is both a gift

    2020 9 26 Shillong When the news emerged of a uranium effluent tank leaking at Nongbah Jynrin in South West Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya it raised concerns whether mining activities were taking place or not There were other concerns like how hazardous this could be for the people living downstream The subject on uranium mining in Meghalaya dates back to the early 70s and to

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  • Perils of Uranium Mining in Meghalaya A Ground Report

    In Meghalaya too the issue of uranium mining is fraught with the apprehensions of student bodies and NGOs the tensions between the State the district council and the tribal chiefs and the concerns of the people about land ownership and displacement health environment the true purpose of nuclear energy and whether mining is the mandatory

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  • Why Meghalaya struggles to prevent Illegal coal mining

    2021 6 15 On 13 December 2018 Meghalaya recorded one of the biggest coal mine tragedies when at least 17 miners died in an illegal coal mine due to flooding from a nearby river in East Jaintia Hills

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  • Uranium Exploration in Meghalaya s Villages Continues

    2017 5 8 Since then Meghalaya has been at the centre of India s quest for uranium and exploration via drilling a pre mining activity has been conducted in various villages in the state According to the AMD s website by 1992 it had completed exploration drilling and geological studies of the Domiasiat uranium deposit also known as the

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  • How people are resisting Uranium mining in Meghalaya

    2018 3 14 The issue of uranium mining in Meghalaya is fraught with the resistance of student bodies and NGOs the tensions between the State the district council and the tribal chiefs and the concerns of the people about land ownership and displacement health environment and the true purpose of

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  • illegal uranium mining in meghalaya

    new uranium mining projects meghalaya india last updated 10 oct 2018 is coal mining in meghalaya illegal due to the absence of mining lease this is the Indian Nuclear EnergyWorld india has a vision of becoming a world leader in nuclear power technology due to its expertise in fast reactors and thorium nuclear fuel cycle

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  • op ed snap Death traps on Meghalaya s illegal mines

    2019 1 8 Illegal mines continue to operate is flagrant violation of rules under the Mines and Minerals Development and Regulation Act the responsibility lies with the State government Parliament was informed that 22 States had constituted a task force to review illegal mining and act on it but Meghalaya does not figure in that list Way Forward

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  • Meghalaya Scourge of Illegal Coal Mining Persists Despite

    2021 10 10 New Delhi Illegal coal mining operations allegedly continue to prosper in Meghalaya despite a ban imposed upon its extraction in the state seven years ago On January 21 six persons were killed in an accident at an underground mining pit in the East Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya thereby bringing back the focus to allegations of rampant

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  • Meghalaya Scourge of Illegal Coal Mining Persists Despite

    2021 10 10 New Delhi Illegal coal mining operations allegedly continue to prosper in Meghalaya despite a ban imposed upon its extraction in the state seven years ago On January 21 six persons were killed in an accident at an underground mining pit in the East Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya thereby bringing back the focus to allegations of rampant

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  • Uranium mining in Meghalaya

    2016 7 26 Uranium mining in Meghalaya The Uranium issue has come to haunt us yet again Germane to the debate is that uranium as nuclear scientist Dr Gordon Edwards says is the deadliest metal on earth as is borne out by scientific evidence Edwards says all uranium ends up as either nuclear weapons or highly radioactive waste from nuclear reactors

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  • NGT panel blames un abetted illegal mining for

    2019 1 10 NGT panel blames un abetted illegal mining for Meghalaya tragedy The NGT report finds that a blasé Meghalaya government looked the other way when illegal mining was going on in several East Jaintia Hills areas New Delhi A three member independent committee appointed by the National Green Tribunal NGT has held the state government

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  • Row over uranium mining in Meghalaya

    2008 1 30 30/01/2008 Ministry of Environment and Forests the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests moef cleared a controversial mining project by the Uranium Corporation of India Limited in Meghalaya last month triggering fresh protests by local human rights and student groups in the state The Rs 814 crore proposed Kylleng Pyndengso hiong opencast uranium mining and processing project at

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  • Uranium radiation endangering lives in Meghalaya

    2011 5 12 By Syed Zarir Hussain Indo Asian News Service Release October 03 2005 Emission of radioactive uranium is posing serious health hazards endangering lives of hundreds of tribal villagers in the northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya community leaders say

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  • Uranium Mining in Meghalaya Simmering Problem

    There is intense opposition to the uranium mining project in the West Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya Yet the state government and central institutions in charge of nuclear energy are intent upon continuing with the project The relatively peaceful state of Meg halaya abode of clouds in the trouble torn north eastern region of India

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  • Congress demands independent inquiry into illegal coal

    2021 6 1 Shillong June 1 Leader of Opposition and former Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma on Tuesday demanded for an immediate independent inquiry to investigate the instances of illegal coal mining following a fresh tragedy in a coal mine in East Jaintia Hills that has led to the missing of five miners There must be immediate independent inquiry to go into the details of these illegalities going

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  • Illegal Mining in Meghalaya

    2021 6 17 Illegal Mining in Meghalaya According to available government data Meghalaya has a total coal reserve of 640 million tonnes most of which is mined unscientifically by individuals and communities In 2011–12 rat hole mines produced about 10 million tonnes of coal This large coal production in a small state had a devastating impact on the

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  • Illegal unregulated coal mining in Meghalaya caused

    Read more about Illegal unregulated coal mining in Meghalaya caused environmental degradation says SC on Business Standard Environmental degradation by illegal and unregulated coal mining has taken place in Meghalaya the Supreme Court held Wednesday and directed the state to deposit Rs 100 crore with the Central Pollution Control Board CPCB for restoration work

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  • Uranium Mining in Meghalaya Simmering Problem

    the uranium mining project The state government s response to public opposi tion has been to set up an all party committee to try and achieve consensus on mining Singh 2007 The Uranium Corporation of India ucil for its part has announced that it will be investing Rs 2 000 crore in mining projects in Andhra Pradesh and Meghalaya even

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  • Explained How Kong Spelity became the face of

    Meghalaya s resistance to uranium mining Agnes Kharshiing renowned social activist known for her battle against illegal coal mining in Meghalaya described Langrin as a legend I

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  • India Meghalaya s coal district marred by illegal mining

    2019 1 7 India Meghalaya s coal district marred by illegal mining unsafe working conditions and attacks against human rights defenders On 8 November 2018 a prominent women s rights and environmental activist Agnes Kharshiing and her aides Amita Sangma and Emiki Kurbah were attacked by a group of 30 40 people in the East Jaintia hills a coal

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  • More illegal mining in India

    2019 1 7 While the rescue of the 15 miners stuck in a rat hole mine in the eastern state of Meghalaya in India since December 13 2018 is still underway two more incidents of illegal mining have

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  • Meghalaya Mining Crisis Illegal Inhuman Anti Ecology

    2019 1 16 The case of illegal mines falls in a different category Meghalaya is a far worse case of violation of law ecology human rights et al than Chasnala or Goda Political Stands in Meghalaya This illegal mining in Meghalaya flourished under the watch of the Congress led earlier state governments

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  • Uranium mining in Meghalaya a simmering problem

    Uranium mining in Meghalaya a simmering problem Published by MAC on 2007 12 29 Uranium mining in Meghalaya a simmering problem 29th December 2007 by U A Shimrary M V Ramana Economic and Political Weekly India There is intense opposition to the uranium mining project in the West Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya

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  • Uranium Mining in Meghalaya India

    2015 2 9 Project details Meghalaya is the third uranium rich state in the country after Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh The state accounts for 16 per cent of Indias uranium reserves with deposits estimated to be around 9 500 tones and 4 000 tones respectively

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  • Meghalaya Illegal Mining Digging Their Own Grave

    2019 1 19 Swer however denies illegal mining and calls the Ksan mishap an isolated case Minister Kyrmen Shylla claims to have stopped coal mining since the NGT ban in 2014 The very next year though his father Kor Sympli was arrested on charges of illegal mining We did not want to do mining

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  • Uranium Mining in Meghalaya Simmering Problem

    There is intense Opposition to the uranium mining project in the West Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya Yet the State government and central institutions in Charge of nuclear energy are intent

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  • India miners feared dead after being flooded in illegal

    2018 12 14 Meghalaya boasts large deposits of valuable minerals such as coal limestone kaolin clay granite glass sand and uranium According to the state government it has more than 576 million tons

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  • The Environmental Impact of Uranium Mining in

    2021 8 9 Mining of uranium in Meghalaya has got a global attention Even for the developed countries in the world it came as a surprise for them because they did not expect that this mineral is present in Meghalaya a remote and poor state of India The country is proud to explore and extract the uranium for its demand in nuclear powers

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  • Congress rule abetted illegal mining in Meghalaya reveals

    2019 1 15 Congress rule abetted illegal mining in Meghalaya reveals report By Hemanta Kumar Nath New Delhi First Published Jan 15 2019 10 19 AM IST Highlights A citizens report prepared by a group of 22 activists revealed that the Meghalaya government was

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  • New Uranium Mining Projects

    2021 1 28 General Meghalaya Meghalaya government to conduct further study on radiation levels around former uranium exploration site in South West Khasi Hills after inconclusive expert report The radiation levels at Nongbah Jynrin in Meghalaya s South West Khasi Hills district the place where the tanks for storing uranium ores stood is well within the safety levels revealed a latest study

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    CiteSeerXDocument Details Isaac Councill Lee Giles Pradeep Teregowda There is intense opposition to the uranium mining project in the West Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya Yet the state government and central institutions in charge of nuclear energy are intent upon continuing with the project The relatively peaceful state of Meg halaya abode of clouds in the trouble torn

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  • More illegal mining in India

    2019 1 7 While the rescue of the 15 miners stuck in a rat hole mine in the eastern state of Meghalaya in India since December 13 2018 is still underway two more incidents of illegal mining have

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  • Meghalaya rich in uranium and other minerals

    2008 4 23 SHILLONG A recent survey has revealed that Meghalaya is rich in uranium and other minerals like coal granite koalin Chinese clay glass sand and clay State Mining and Geology Minister Donkupar Massar told the Assembly on Wednesday Replying to a question by Opposition Congress member Martin M Danggo during Question Hour Massar said the

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  • Meghalaya mining crisis illegal inhuman anti ecology

    2019 1 16 Meghalaya mining crisis illegal inhuman anti ecology Official inquiries into flooding disasters at approved mines including Chasnala have shown serious shortcomings in

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  • Minerals of Meghalaya Department of Mining and Geology

    2020 11 27 Department of Mining and Geology Government of Meghalaya Minerals of Meghalaya The State of Meghalaya is endowed with large deposits of a number of valuable minerals such as coal limestone kaolin clay granite glass sand and uranium

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  • Minerals of Meghalaya Department of Mining and Geology

    2020 11 27 Department of Mining and Geology Government of Meghalaya Minerals of Meghalaya The State of Meghalaya is endowed with large deposits of a number of valuable minerals such as coal limestone kaolin clay granite glass sand and uranium

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  • Uranium Mining killing the fish in Meghalaya

    2012 4 25 Uranium Mining killing the fish in Meghalaya Ratnadip Choudhury Tehelka THE DEATH of a large number of fish in West Khasi Hills district since 5 April has caused more than a ripple in the state The Mukul Sangma led Meghalaya government says preliminary investigations suggest that the death of fish in Ranikor river is due to use of toxic

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