Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Jagat Narayan Viswakarma & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors. And Ashwani Kumar Dubey Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 13/05/2014 regarding the pollution of Gobind Vallabh Pant Sagar (Rihand Reservoir) caused by industries. It is seriously polluted with discharge of fly ash and other effluents from the industries.

A rapid plant survey was conducted in around the proposed Cheyyur 4000MW Ultra Mega Power Project in Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu. The surveys were conducted along Vilambur, Buckingham Canal, Vanjimodu and the Palaiyur Reserve Forest within the project site and the portion of Palaiyur R.F.

Broadly, there are two sectors involved in this study – coal and electricity. The demand of coal-bearing states is that part of the revenues accruing from electricity consumed in other states should rightfully be theirs, since it is generated using their coal and imposes costs on their natural and human resources.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Fly Ash Bricks Manufacturing Welfare Society v. State of M.P. & Ors. dated 28/04/2014 regarding utilization of the fly ash in various industries. The Tribunal noted that there is little coordination and hardly any effort made to utilise the fly ash in various industries and more particularly in Government works contracts.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Ashwani Kumar Dubey Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 24/04/2014 regarding pollution caused by coal mining, thermal plants, cement plants, aluminium or explosive plants and stone crushers located in the bordering Districts of Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh and Sonbhadra. NGT in the order has stated "that leave to operate granted to Respondent No. 14 (M/s.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Nasik Fly Bricks Association Vs MoEF & Ors dated 21/03/2014 regarding fly ash utilization for brick manufacturing.

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Vide Notification G.S.R. 02 (E), dated January 02, 2014, Ministry of Environment and Forests has amended rules in respect of use of washed/blended or beneficiated coal with ash content not exceeding thirty four percent on quarterly average basis in Thermal Power Plants.

National Green Tribunal (NGT) constitutes a panel to assess cumulative impact on environment and health of emissions from mining and thermal power projects plants owned by major companies like – NTPC, Reliance Power and NTPC in Singrauli and Sonebhadra districts. Read text of this NGT order dated 29 Jan 2014.

This a report prepared by Central Electricity Authority (CEA) on the fly ash generation and its utilization at coal/ lignite based thermal power stations in the country for the year 2011-12 and 2012-13.

This is text of National Green Tribunal judgement in the matter of M/s P Kantarao Pynampuram village and others Vs The Secretary to Government Ministry of Environment and Forest New Delhi and others dated 17/12/2013 regarding proposed thermal power plant by Andhra Pradesh Power Development Company Ltd. and request for fresh Environmental Impact Assessment in Nellore District, Andhra Pradesh.