Centre rejects Goa plea to dump rejects outside mining lease

SURYA SARATHI RAY, FINANCIAL EXPRESS | 12 September 2015 16:48 IST

The Centre has turned down the Goa government’s plea to allow dumping of rejects and sub-grade ore outside the leasehold area, saying that instead, the problem can be “easily sorted out” by modifying the lease boundaries as defined in the deed to include the dumping area also.

Barely one-and-a-half months after the passage of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Act in March, mineral-rich Goa had on May 6 urged the Centre to amend it again to include a provision which would ensure full-fledged and efficient mining operations in the state.

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