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Environment panel to document illegal mining in Goa

04 April 2011

PANAJI: Goa government’s sub-committee on environment has decided to document the illegal mining activity in the state in its vision document, which will be ready within two years.

Environmentalist Dr Madhav Gadgil, who heads up the sub-committee on Environment and Sustainable Development, told reporters here today that it will compile a directory of illegal mines in the state.

“Our stand is clear — the illegal mines should go. We are compiling directory of illegal mining activities in the state as a part of vision document,” he said.

Committee members include Dr Satish Shetye, director of National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), and Ligia Noronha of The Energy Resources Institute (TERI)…..

Read more: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/environment/pollution/environment-panel-to-document-illegal-mining-in-goa/articleshow/7865671.cms

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Written by csirindia

April 5, 2011 at 4:43 pm

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