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Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Uttar Pradesh Vs M/s. Birla Corporation Limited dated 20/11/2019.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vedprakash Vs State of Haryana dated 24/10/2019 regarding handling of the accumulated fly ash at the units of M/s NTPC Aravali Power Co. (P) Ltd. and M/s Jhajjar Power Ltd. (CLP India) in District Jhajjar.

According to the complaint, huge amount of fly ash was generated and accumulated causing air pollution which resulted in diseases to the inhabitants. Complainant alleged that he was suffering from TB as per the report of the Civil Hospital, Jhajjar.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Utilization of Fly Ash, 12/07/2019. As per Central Electricity Authority (CEA) report,the utilization of fly ash has increased from 66.6 million-ton in 2008-09 to 132 million-ton in 2017-18. In the year 201718, the overall utilization of fly ash in various application was 67 %.

Nagpur: Fly ash generated by thermal power stations has a deadly impact on farming as, according to a research, it has a large amount of radioactivity and mercury which are harmful to the human bei

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vedprakash Vs State of Haryana dated 01/07/2019 regarding handling of the accumulated fly ash at the units of M/s NTPC Aravali Power Co. (P) Ltd. and M/s Jhajjar Power Ltd. (CLP India) in District Jhajjar. According to the complaint, huge amount of fly ash is generated and accumulated causing air pollution which results in diseases to the inhabitants. A report submitted by the Haryana State Pollution Control Board also confirmed huge amount of fly ash accumulated at the two thermal power plants.

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.

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