Tag: Mining in Jharkhand

150 families in danger: rock blasting 30 feet away

/ January 18, 2016

150 families hide inside their homes as rocks are blasted barely 30 feet away from their village. Government regulations, which dictate at least a 500-meter distance between a mine and a neighboring village are blatantly disregarded as stones and gravel shower down upon the village, reducing their homes to shambles....