Mining in Goa: damage to the environment greater than loss of .Sep 30, 2011 . Illegal mining in Goa is being projected as a bigger scam than Bellary. While revenue losses from illegal mining has been estimated at about Rs 3,000 crore, the loss by way of damage to the environment and loss of livelihood has not been estimated.essay on mining in goa,Mining ban in Goa extracts heavy economic price - The NationalOct 12, 2013 . A ban on iron ore mining in the Indian state of Goa is taking a heavy toll on its economy. The closure of the US$4 billion industry affects one in every three Goans, according to a report compiled by mining industry associations.