Uranium exploration proposal returned


Minister of State for Environment and Forests (Independent Charge) Shri.Jairam Ramesh yesterday in the parliament in response to question sated that, exploratory drilling for uranium over 7500 ha of forest land in Belgaum has been returned due for want of information.

Source: PIB

Earlier Department of atomic energy (dae) has found a site with rich uranium deposits near Belgaum in Karnataka. The mineral has been located in a 25 km radius of Deshnur village, about 50 km from Belgaum.


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  1. Does anyone have an idea what it would mean, if Uranium excavation starts?
    Devastating for Belgaumites!!!

    • Though u sem to live in New York, Mr. Sunil, You are an ignorant person without knowing anything of the modern-day methodology of uranium exploration and mining.

      I pity you.


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