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Free sand for all: Punjab mulls sand mining decontrol ...

"All this would have to be considered," an official from the mining department said, adding: "If sand is to be decontrolled, it cannot allow the miners to dig injudiciously as it may pose threat to the environment. It will become difficult for the government to check if digging goes deeper. As per the rules, digging beyond three feet is not allowed." A state government functionary said ...

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County officials approve massive, controversial sand mine ...

2020-07-16 · "I think it's an insult to our area," Stieben said of the mining operation. "This is not the only place where you could put a sand mine. And it does not fit with this area."

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Sand mining: The world is extracting sand faster than it ...

2019-06-14 · Rahul Choudhary, an environmental lawyer, who has been fighting several cases in the NGT related to illegal sand mining, said the main issue is the implementation of regulations related to sand mining. "One of the main problems is that people involved take clearance for sand mining but they do not follow any condition on the basis of which clearance was given. Conditions, like avoiding the ...

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Porter County sand mining site shift proposed | Government ...

2020-07-27 · Soil borings show the sand goes down to a depth of 40 to 60 feet below the topsoil, Leeth said. Crisman Sand has been mining at the site for 32 years, Leeth said.

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The Deadly Global War for Sand | WIREDTraduire cette page

Sand mining is completely banned in the area because of its proximity to a protected coastal zone. Nonetheless, in the jungled hills not far outside town, we come to .

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Udupi: Temporary illegal sand mining monitoring .Traduire cette page

Daijiworld Media Network - Udupi (MS) Udupi, Aug 2: The temporary check posts that were installed under the limits of Hiriyadka to monitor the illegal activities of sand mining and transportation are lying unused now. In the summer of 2019, 2,200 metric tonnes of sand, which was extracted from the Baje dam of Swarna river, was kept as stock in the temporary storage .

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Illegal Sand Mining a Deadly Beat for India's .

The sand mining industry is laden with corruption, said Daniel Bastard, head of RSF's Asia-Pacific desk. This puts journalists who cover the topic at an increased danger, he told VOA. "It creates a...

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No sand mining on Subarnarekha - OrissaPOST

2020-08-01 · It also added, "In any case, the Sustainable Sand Mining Management Policy Guidelines, 2016 and the notifications issued by the Ministry of Environment and Forest pursuant thereto prohibits sand mining during the monsoons." The NGT said that the inspection report hinted flouting of several rules by the miners. "The report of the committee has been placed before us for consideration. On ...

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Narmada sand mining: File attempt to murder .Traduire cette page

Narmada sand mining: File attempt to murder cases, says MP minister Narmada, which originates from Amarkantak in Anuppur district in MP and merges in Gulf of Khambhat (Arabian Sea) in Gujarat ...

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Sand Mining Mafia Run Constable's Leg over with .

Sand Mining Mafia Run Constable's Leg over with Tractor in MP's Sehore, Arrested The injured, constable Dharmendra Yadav, said that two tractors were stopped while the third one fled the spot. He said he gave the third tractor a chase, and in the process, the driver ran his leg over.

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Sand mining: The world is extracting sand faster .

Sand mining first gained prominence when the National Green Tribunal in August 2013 passed an order banning sand mining without proper environment clearance. The NGT, in its order, had restrained "any person, company, authority to carry out any mining activity or removal of sand, from river beds anywhere in the country without obtaining Environmental Clearance" from the authorities concerned.

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Iron sand miner wins right to appeal court decision ...

2020-07-17 · A mining company has won the latest round of complicated legal manoeuvring to begin extracting iron sand off the South Taranaki coast. On Friday the .

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Ageson forms JV with Kedah investment arm to venture into ...

2020-07-27 · KUALA LUMPUR (July 27): Ageson Bhd said it has entered into a joint venture (JV) agreement with Menteri Besar Kedah Incorporated (MBI Kedah) to undertake the mining, supply and exportation of silica sand.In a bourse filing today, the group said its wholly-owned subsidiary Ageson Enterprise Sdn Bhd (AESB) has entered into 51:49 JV with MBI Kedah to undertake the venture. MBI .

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Fishermen cry foul as China bids to fix drought-hit lake ...

2019-12-23 · But the primary cause of problems is the two decades of intensive sand mining in the Poyang, said David Shankman, professor at the University of Alabama, who studies the lake. "Sand mining has made the drainage channel (in the northern part of the lake) deeper and wider" accelerating the draining, he said. Zhang said quarrying by giant dredgers had hit fishing hard, with deeper lake .

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As Myanmar Farmers Lose Land to Erosion, Sand Mining for ...

2020-03-04 · She said that a lack of baseline data about the river made it difficult to track just how much sand dredging was affecting riverbank erosion. But in a 2019 research paper, Lamb said locals blamed accelerating erosion on the rise in sand-mining. It was not possible to verify those claims from local records or old photographs.

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Sand mining threat to dyke from Brahmaputra riverbed in Maijan

Ram Mohan Lal, an elderly resident, said, "Illegal sand mining poses a serious threat to ecology and the dyke. If the department concerned doesn't take action against sand mafias, then one day Dibrugarh will go under water." A source said, "The illegal mining goes on openly. Police and revenue circle officers have not taken any action. There is a nexus between some officials and the ...

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MPs support mining under Woronora Dam - The .Traduire cette page

Ms Petinos said she appreciated the SSEC'S position. "However, very few constituents contacted me regarding the mining approvals beneath the Woronora Reservoir," she said.

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In Punjab's Mukerian, mindless mining turns fertile ...

2020-07-27 · "The Mining Department is supposed to keep a check on illegal activities, but ill-equipped department with lack of staff failed to do it and a parallel private system (sand mafia) has been running which is controlling everything with the connivance of the government departments," said a senior officer in the State Geology Department, alleging that "bigwigs are behind all".

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Sand mining resumes on L.Victoria shores - Daily .Traduire cette page

Sand mining has resumed on the shores of Lake Victoria despite the recent presidential directive to the Minister of Water and Environment to clear all wetlands, riverbanks and lakeshores of ...

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Narmada sand mining: File attempt to murder cases, says ...

Collectors have been asked to send daily reports in the action taken against sand miners, he said, adding that such moves would go along way in curb illegal sand mining and protecting and ...

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