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Coal CPSEs provide water to 981 villages in nine states with sustainable use of coal mine water

New Delhi: Sustainable utilization of coal mine water resources by Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) is benefitting around 17.7 lakh people across 981 villages of nine states, the Ministry of Coal said.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg detained in German village for protesting against coal mine expansion

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was detained along with other protesters by police on Tuesday at a protest against coal mine expansion in the west German village of Lützerath, media reports said.

Coal ministry approaches environment ministry for inclusion of 5 coal mine pit lakes in Ramsar List

New Delhi:  Coal India Ltd (CIL) has undertaken– Conservation of coal mine pit lakes, maintenance of the ecological character of wetlands and inclusion of such pit lakes in the prestigious Ramsar List with the help of state governments and the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC), the Ministry of Coal said.

China’s planned increase in coal capacity upsetting global trend of reducing coal dependence, says research

San Francisco/IBNS: While the United States and European Union are reducing their coal plant development to lower the use of this carbon-intensive natural resource and one of the chief reasons behind adverse climate change, China is increasing its coal capacity, according to a report by the Global Energy Monitor (GEM).

Punjab govt to adopt new technology that replaces coal with CNG in brick kilns

Chandigarh/IBNS: The Punjab government will check the possibilities to shift coal-fired brick kilns, about 2,200 of them, to compressed natural gas (CNG) to curb air pollution, said a media report.

Coal dependence worsens drought impact: Greenpeace Analysis

New Delhi , June 3 (IBNS) Greenpeace India on Friday released data on the water consumption patterns of coal power plants in seven drought affected states – Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Chhattisgarh.