TITLE

Meantime, in Goa

AUTHOR(S)
Bahree, Megha
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;10/5/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 15, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the illegal mining activities in Goa, India, and offers information on the efforts of schoolteacher Ramesh Gauns in protecting the environment from the illegal mining in the area. It states that Gauns went to a public hearing on a proposed iron ore mine in Bicholim, India, mobilized the community, and filed a complaint with the state environmental agency. It mentions that these mining activities are polluting water supplies and rendering fields unusable for planting.
ACCESSION #
44751467

 

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