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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Action for Vigilance and Knowledge for Empowerment Vs Lalitpur Power Generation Company Limited & Others dated 24/05/2019 regarding non compliance of environmental norms by M/s Lalitpur Power Generation Company Limited (LPGC), Lalitpur, Uttar Pradesh. Allegations in the application are that the LPGC is using fresh water in excess of permitted limit, not monitoring ambient air quality, not carrying out waste water treatment and is violating green belt plantation requirement around the plant.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anwar Hussain Ansari, Jhamumo Alpsankhayak Morcha Vs State of Jharkhand dated 03/05/2019 regarding pollution of the ground water by M/s Aditya Birla Chemicals, Rehla, District Palaamu on account of fly ash produced by industrial process. It was also alleged that groundwater was being used for making caustic soda and thereafter toxic effluents were being discharged without safeguards affecting the public health in Palaamu District.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Satyanarayan Sahni Vs State of Bihar dated 16/04/2019 regarding pollution being caused by fly ash dump set up by thermal power plant at Village Kanti Nagar, District Muzaffarpur, Bihar causing damage to the public health, animal health and ecology in the area.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anul Haq Ansari, President, Mouja Maheshpur Raiyat Samiti Vs State of Jharkhand dated 02/04/2019 regarding scientific disposal of fly ash to avoid air pollution by the Bokaro Power Supply Company Limited (BPSCL), Jharkhand. The plant was not properly maintaining ash pond which was discharging chemical effluent which affected the wildlife and quality of Damodar river and aquatic life of the river.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sandplast (India) Ltd. & Others Vs Ministry of Environment and Forest & Others dated 12/03/2019.

Notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (erstwhile Ministry of Environment & Forests) S.O.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Association of Power Producers & Other Vs Sandplast (India) Ltd. & Others dated 04/02/2019 regarding disposal of fly ash by thermal power plants.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd. Vs Sandplast (India) Ltd. & Others dated 25/01/2019 regarding the environmental hazards caused by undisposed fly ash particularly by thermal power stations.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shantanu Sharma Vs Union of India & Others dated 20/11/2018 regarding management of fly ash generated by the Thermal Power Plants (TPP).

Washington State University researchers have created a sustainable alternative to traditional concrete using coal fly ash, a waste product of coal-based electricity generation.

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