Coal Mining

Conduct study before opening coal mines: NPCB

Date of Release: 
Jan 18 2016

The Nagaland Pollution Control Board (NPCB), in a report, has cautioned people and agencies involved in coal mining in the state on its impact on the land. In a report titled ‘Study of coal mining areas in Nagaland and its impact on environment,’ the NPCB said that strip mining severely alters the landscape, which reduces the value of natural environment in the surrounding land.

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