The 20-day closure of the Sirhind canal has endangered power generation at Guru Hargobind Thermal Power Plant, Lehra Mohabbat.

Patiala: The Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB) has confirmed that oil spillage in the Ghanauli drain, which connects to the Satluj, occurred not because of negligence but was an accidental breakdown of metallic pipeline of furnace oil.

Sources in the PSEB said the staff of Guru Gobind Singh Super Thermal Plant was taking measures to avoid such incidents in future.

Ropar (Punjab): A Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) team has taken samples of water and plants from Sutlej river in Punjab to evaluate the damage caused by a furnace oil spill after a thermal power plant pipeline burst two days ago, officials said on Sunday.

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Guru Hargobind Thermal Plant