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No uranium mining in state: Lanong The Shillong Times

Dec 15, 2020· SHILLONG, Dec 14: Putting the kibosh on the speculations and claims of uranium leakage, senior UDP leader Bindo Lanong, on Monday, said that there has been no mining of uranium anywhere in Meghalaya so far. In a statement, Lanong reaffirmed that the Department of Mining and Geology has also verified the same. “After our recent []

Explained: How Kong Spelity became the face of Meghalaya’s

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

Meghalaya woman who resisted uranium mining dies at 95

Oct 29, 2020· Spility Lyngdoh Langrin, the face of resistance to uranium mining in Meghalaya, passed away on Wednesday night. She was 95, members of her family in the uranium-rich Domïasiat area of

Meghalaya's uranium reserves: Why it is both a gift and a

Shillong: When the news emerged of a uranium effluent tank leaking at Nongbah Jynrin in South West Khasi Hills District

Meghalaya: Iron lady who stood against uranium mining is

Oct 29, 2020· There was a proposal by the Centre and the Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) to mine uranium from the Kylleng-Pyndengsohïong-Mawthabah area in South West Khasi Hills district. Meghalaya has an estimated 9.22 million tons of uranium ore deposits. The KSU also tweeted and expressed grief over the demise of the octogenarian.

Meghalaya council to probe uranium waste leakage The Hindu

Nov 05, 2020· : An autonomous council in Meghalaya has decided to investigate a suspected leakage from a tank reportedly containing radioactive remnants of exploratory uranium mining in 1993.

Uranium Mining in Meghalaya, India EJAtlas

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 at Domiasiat

Won’t grant NOCs to uranium mining projects in Meghalaya

Uranium mining proposal in Meghalaya rejected by MoEF; Students versus the State: The politics of uranium mining in Meghalaya; Illegal private coal mines around Balpakram national park, Meghalaya: report; Project report for Kylleng-Pyndengsohiong uranium mining & milling project, Mawthabah

New Uranium Mining Projects Meghalaya, India

UCIL shuts Meghalaya offices, but continues efforts to obtain state permissions for uranium mining in the state: The state-owned Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) has said it has been "compelled" to shut down its offices in Meghalaya and terminate the services of all contract workers employed in two of its offices here. The company

Homepage: Department of Mining and Geology

Order Scheme to reward the informer for providing information of illegal mining and transportation of coal (1.31 mb) Order Procedure for exercise of power conferred under sub-section (5) of Section 21 of Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Act, 1957 (203 kb) Scheme for sale of extracted coal in Meghalaya through Spot e-Auction (6

Meghalaya council to probe uranium waste leakage The Hindu

Nov 05, 2020· : An autonomous council in Meghalaya has decided to investigate a suspected leakage from a tank reportedly containing radioactive remnants of exploratory uranium mining in 1993.

Explained: How Kong Spelity became the face of Meghalaya’s

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

Meghalaya constitutes expert agency to probe uranium waste

The development comes in the wake of reports of a leakage from a concrete tank allegedly containing radioactive uranium waste located in Nongbah Jynrin area. The Meghalaya government Friday constituted an expert agency to probe an alleged leak from a concrete uranium effluent tank in the South West Khasi Hills district.

Meghalaya Illegal Mining: Digging Their Own Grave The

Jan 19, 2019· Unregulated mining is so rampant in the state that several deaths go undetected and unreported almost every month. Amid the ongoing rescue operation at Ksan, the bodies of two coal miners were discovered on January 6 at an illegal mine, 30 km away, in the same East Jaintia Hills. Miners' safety, however, wasn't the only reason behind the NGT ban.

Meghalaya: Team deputed to ascertain cracking of Uranium

Meghalaya has an estimated 9.22 million tons of uranium ore deposits. Anti-uranium groups alleged the Centre’s move to build a two-lane road, including a 68km two-lane road that will connect the uranium site at Mawthabah, was to facilitate uranium mining.

Perils of Uranium Mining in Meghalaya: A Ground Report

Aug 17, 2017· 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

Push to uranium mining Mooshahary says Meghalaya worst

“Uranium mining will not be in the form of rat-hole mining as is practised in the state. After 30 years when the uranium is exhausted, land will be refilled and the areas can be used for cultivation,” he said. He also said uranium mining would benefit Meghalaya where up-to-date technology will be deployed with strict adherence to safety

Uranium Mining in Meghalaya, India EJAtlas

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 at Domiasiat

Illegal coal mining inseparable part of Meghalaya politics

Dec 31, 2018· Guwahati: The public furore over 15 labourers trapped inside a rat-hole mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district since December 13 has sharpened focus on illegal coal mining in the state despite a ban clamped by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in 2014 which is said to have contributed to the Congress defeat in the recent assembly election.

Homepage: Department of Mining and Geology

Order Scheme to reward the informer for providing information of illegal mining and transportation of coal (1.31 mb) Order Procedure for exercise of power conferred under sub-section (5) of Section 21 of Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Act, 1957 (203 kb) Scheme for sale of extracted coal in Meghalaya through Spot e-Auction (6

Meghalaya Governor advocates uranium mining North East

Sep 27, 2012· Shillong: Notwithstanding the tribals’ opposition to mining of uranium in Meghalaya, Governor RS Mooshahary on Thursday advocated mining of the highly radio-active mineral as the state would benefit in terms of power and employment generation.

RTI Battles against Illegal Coal Mining in Meghalaya

Jun 10, 2020· For six years, coal mining in Meghalaya has been illegal in the sense that it violates an explicit decree. According to the Supreme Court, however, it had been illegal long before that, in the sense that it ignored the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957,which insists that all mines have to be licensed by the state

Meghalaya minister sounds alarm over leak from uranium

Meghalaya is the third most uranium-rich state in the country after Andhra Pradesh and Jharkhand accounting for 16 per cent of the nation’s reserves with deposit estimates pegged at 9.22 million

Meghalaya NEHU to submit report on uranium waste leakage

Dec 16, 2020· The North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) is expected to submit its report within this month on the alleged leakages of toxic waste from the Uranium storage tanks