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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nabin Meher Vs ACB (India) Limited & Others dated 06/05/2019 regarding violation of the Air Act 1981 and the Water Act 1974 by M/s. ACB (India) Limited while operating its coal washery plant in village Kanika, tehsil Hemgir, district Sundargarh, Odisha. It is alleged that raw coal is transported by use of heavy trucks which are uncovered resulting in black coal dust settling along the route. The entire area where the plant is located has been covered by a thick layer of black coal dust.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajeshwar Prasad Raja, Ex. President, Koyala Khadan Sangharsh Samiti Labour Union, Badkagaon, Hazaribagh Vs State of Jharkhand dated 03/05/2019 regarding pollution caused by NTPC in villages Badakagaon, Keridari, Baanka (Katakamdag), Katakamsaandi, Hajaribagh Shahar, District Hajaribagh, Jharkhand, by not properly handling the coal and adversely affecting the health of the inhabitants.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sushant Tripathi, General Secretary, Dashin Gujarat Kamdar Parishad Vs State of Gujarat dated 03/05/2019 regarding Hi-Choice Processor Pvt. Ltd. illegally operating in non-industrial zone at Surat in Gujarat causing health hazard by use of pet coke.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sourendri Deheri Vs Sanjay Kumar Agarwal & Others dated 30/04/2019 regarding M/s Shyam Metalics & Energy Ltd.

Additionally, the provision of penalty for gratuitous loadsheddings in the tariff policy would also push discoms to have adequate PPAs tied up.

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