Meantime, in Goa

Bahree, Megha
October 2009
Forbes Asia;10/5/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 15, p23
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.


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