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Apex court allows 20 million tonnest iron ore mining a year in Goa

New Delhi: The apex court has allowed annual cap of 20 million tonnes of iron ore excavation in Goa.The Supreme Court has said there will be no grant of lease for mining around one km

India TV News Desk [ Updated: April 21, 2014 17:05 IST ]
apex court allows 20 million tonnest iron ore mining a year
apex court allows 20 million tonnest iron ore mining a year in goa

New Delhi: The apex court has allowed annual cap of 20 million tonnes of iron ore excavation in Goa.


The Supreme Court has said there will be no grant of lease for mining around one km of national parks and wild life sanctuaries.

The apex court has asked the Ministry of Environment and Forests to identify eco-sensitive areas around national parks within six months.

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