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The Odisha government has decided to focus on curbing discharge of waste from thermal power plants as part of its climate change action plan for next five years.

NTPC Ltd has made a provision of '100 metre width green belt' around its upcoming 1600 MW Lara Super Thermal Power Plant (STPP) in Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Ratandeep Rangari Vs. State of Maharashtra & Ors. dated 01/02/2016 regarding coal quality standard.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shantanu Sharma Vs Union of India & Ors. dated 06/01/2016 regarding regarding use of fly ash.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Eshan Group of Industries Vs. NEPA LTD. Ors. dated 06/11/2015.

Mr. Niazi R.A. Khan, DGM (Works), NEPA Ltd. states that he has specific instructions from the CMD to make statement that the thermal power plant shall positively be upgraded by June, 2016 and it will be ensured that it does not generate ash containing un-burnt coal and high carbon contents.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs Govt of West Bengal & Ors dated 15/09/2015 regarding consent to operate in respect of Bakreshwar Thermal Power Project, West Bengal.

Fly ash is produced in huge quantities by the various thermal power stations in India. This thermal waste has been employed as a carrier material in the preparation of a biopesticidal water dispersible powder (WDP) formulation for use against mosquitoes. In the present investigation, this newly developed fly ash based WDP formulation was evaluated in natural breeding habitats of mosquito.

Original Source

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs Govt of West Bengal & Others dated 28/08/2015 regarding the validity of consent to operate from State Pollution Control Board to run the Bakreshwar Thermal Power Station.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shantanu Sharma Vs Union of India & Ors. dated 20/08/2015 regarding backfilling of fly ash in any mine/open areas.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of RIICO Paryavaran Industrial Area, Kota Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 04/08/2015 regarding management of fly ash generated by three Thermal Power Stations at Kota, Jhalawar and Baran.

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