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Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Govt backtracks on open-pit mining in Barapukuria, Phulbari

The government has backtracked on its decision of open-pit mining in the country’s two major coalfields — Barapukuria and Phulbari due to major land subsidence around the existing underground mining operations.
Land subsidence can be caused by withdrawal of large amounts of fluid—water, oil, and even geothermal fluid—from beneath the Read More…