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Lithium discovery important for India's EV push but mining poses serious environmental risks: Experts

The discovery of lithium in Jammu and Kashmir is significant for India's push towards electric vehicles but any environmental gains could be negated if it is not mined carefully, say experts, citing risks such as air pollution and soil degradation in the fragile Himalayan region.

February 24, 2023

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