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India | Enviros step up protests against ruling allowing coal mining in elephant reserve

DOOMDOOMA: Environmentalists have intensified their protest against the decision of National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) for coal mining in Saleki of the Dehing Patkai Elephant Reserve here.


The protestors have urged the Prime Minister of India, the Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change of India, the Chief Minister of Assam and the NBWL to stop any current and future coal mining project in Saleki and the whole of Dehing Patkai Elephant Reserve, stating that legal and illegal coal extraction is having and will have catastrophic consequences for the whole ecosystem of the region. https://www.sentinelassam.com/topheadlines/environmentalists-opposed-coal-mining-in-saleki-of-dehing-patkai-elephant-reserve-477385

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