Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Hariram Singh & Others Vs State of Bihar dated 14/01/2019 regarding old model vehicles being converted to new model vehicles by giving Nagaland numbers with the connivance of Bharat Petroleum Company Limited (BPCL) and Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and Transport Department Officers at Muzaffarpur, Bihar for transportation of clinker (dust of coal) causing lot of pollution.
The 42nd standing committee on energy in this report on stressed gas-based power plants tabled in Parliament pulled up the government for diverting coal cess to compensate States for revenue loss post-GST, and recommended financial support to the stressed gas-based power projects in the country from National Clean Energy Fund (NCEF).
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Aditya N Prasad Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/01/2019 regarding rescue of miners trapped inside an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya. Tushar Mehta, Solicitor General has informed the Court that since the mine in question where the miners are trapped is an il
This publication makes a first attempt at an integrated analysis of how Indonesia both taxes and subsidizes production and consumption of oil, gas, coal and electricity (most of which is generated with coal). The paper also explores lessons learned from Indonesia’s reduction of fiscal dependence on fossil fuels.
On the third anniversary of notification and one year since the deadline lapsed for implementing the emission standards for coal based power plants, Greenpeace analysis points out that approximately 76,000 premature deaths could have been averted if the coal power plants in India had implemented the emission standard norms notified by the MoEFCC