The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday approved the first state permit program for disposal of toxic ash from coal plants, a switch from federal oversight that the coal industry had sought.
The power ministry has advised all state governments and private power distribution companies (discoms) to import coal as Coal India was unable to meet the growing demand.
Even though Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) has claimed that coal supply to Mahagenco power plants has increased significantly in the past few months, coal stock in some of the plants continues to be alarming.
With a massive haze of dust enveloping Delhi and the pollution levels dropping to “severe” category, a green body has urged the Environment Ministry to speed up rolling out its National Clean Air Programme, which proposes multiple strategies to combat air pollution.
China’s threat to impose tariffs on U.S. crude oil, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and coal is possibly the only sign of clear thinking in the increasingly muddled escalating trade dispute with the administration of President Donald Trump.
Coal India’s pension fund, which is facing a funds crunch that has delayed payments to about 5 lakh retirees in June, is in poor health because of gross mismanagement and blatant violation of investment norms, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India had pointed out in its last report on the matter.
Union Minister for Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal has assured government cooperation Union Minister for Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal has assured the Centre’s cooperation to Singareni Collieries Company Ltd
The United States split from other Group of 20 member countries on Friday over the future of the coal industry and the 2015 Paris climate accord, though all of them agreed to transition to cleaner fuels to cut greenhouse gasemissions.
Group: Coal India’s stock has lost 10 per cent from its peak on February 26 so far due to weak March quarter numbers. However, factors such as rising coal production, management’s commentary on cost reduction measures such as shutting down of unviable mines
As the sun beats down on a small vineyard by the rippling waters of Grossraeschen Lake, there’s little sign of the vast wound that lies beneath.