A fact finding report on the impact of coal mining on the people and environment of Singrauli
The Fact Finding team, comprising of respected figures in the fields of human rights,social justice, mining and environment and journalism visited the Singrauli region(both the areas in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh) between 9th and 11th of July 2011. They had meetings with villagers and village councillors,in which men and women from various tribal and non-tribal communities shared their experiences and problems with the team. They were also taken to areas that had direct impacts on the villages visited such as ash ponds, mining overburdens, and discharge points from thermal power plants.
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