Planning Commission invites comments on draft Consultation Paper by 07/11/ Equitable sharing of benefits arising from coal mining and power . Industry Consultations>>; “Report of the Sh. B. K. Chaturvedi. The Chaturvedi panel, headed by Planning Commission member, B.K. Chaturvedi, has held the view that captive coal mining players should. ‘Change in Law’ purposes, in the approved MCA of Highway Sector. Clause ( c) dealing . (i) Shri B.K. Chaturvedi, Member, Planning Commission. – Chairman Vizag (Coal at the GCB of Outer Harbour). Start: Dec

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Environmental lawyer Ritwick Dutta says the process of dilution of public hearings is very much in practice. My Saved Articles Sign in Sign up.


Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name. Though the expansion limit is 25 per cent of the capacity of the sedtor, the project proponent would be allowed to extract an additional 2 million tonnes per annum MTPA if it plans to transport coal by road, and 5 MTPA in case the mined coal is transported by a teport belt or the railways.


In Maharashtra, it appears the rural jobs scheme is being implemented on paper alone. Congress 30 Jun, Of these, 47 blocks have been de-allocated. Are you a Business Owner? Related Articles Ministry to move Cabinet note on surplus coal. In the other instance, people opposed the choice of public hearing venue, coql was far away from the affected villages.

The EIA notification was further amended, allowing offshore exploration activities, beyond 10 km from habitations and ecologically sensitive areas, to chatudvedi public hearing. One-time capacity expansion does not require public hearing, says environment ministry. However, production from captive coal mines has remained stagnant at a level between 30 MT and 36 MT over the past four years, giving rise to a historic coal availability crisis. New EIA notification comes into force, which exempts building, townships and area development or construction projects from holding public hearing.

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The ministry memorandum, however, does not specify what would happen to the water resources in the event of an expansion. BK Chaturvedi panel on surplus coal utilisation to submit report by Oct-end. It will further pave the way for other sectors to make similar demands, committef adds.

After a court order, MoEF revises the conditions of public hearing, asking project proponents as well SPCBs to provide adequate time and information about public hearing to project-affected communities. The inquiry panel has concluded that the papers were “removed knowingly or unknowingly or misplaced” in September,a period when Congress leader P Chidambaram was the Home Minister.

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Published on October 08, SPCBs were also entrusted with forming an EPH committee to ensure fair representation of people in the public hearing process. Further, Cchaturvedi says, if the mining company changes the mining method, for instance, from open cast mining of coal to underground mining, it has to apply for a new environmental clearance which will entail a public hearing.

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The order did j go down well with the industry, which has since been pushing the government to tweak the law for enhancing coal production.

When villagers talk about the social impact of the projects, the officials often brush their concerns aside, saying one is supposed to talk only about environmental impacts, he adds.

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So they end up discussing about compensation or their reeport problems for which false assurances are made. However, it is not possible to commit that same volume of coal would be returned to the respective company in the future. In one instance, the residents of Karanpura town were opposed to coal mining project, a joint venture of Eastern Minerals and Trading Agency and the Jharkhand government, and were protesting at the public hearing.