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Joint Committee Report submitted in reference to National Green Tribunal (NGT) Principal Bench, New Delhi order dated 27.01.2020. In the matter of Original Application No. 117 of 2014 (Shantanu Sharma Vs. Union of India & Others).

The NGT directed the Committee comprising of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Roorkee to asess the environmental damage with regard to the ash dyke breach sites at Vidhyanchal thermal power plant (TPP) and Essar TPP in Singrauli area in the year 2019.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhash Kushwaha, President, Machhali Palan Sahkari Samiti Maryadit Banouli Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 05/08/2020 against unscientific disposal of fly ash by M/s Gorbi Project in the coal mines of the NTPC, Vindhya Nagar, District Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh, affecting the fishing society of the inhabitants.

Action taken report of the Committee submitted in reference to National Green Tribunal (NGT) order of June 29, 2020.

The matter related to the collapse of fly ash pond constructed by Reliance M/s Sasan Ultra Thermal Power Plant in Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh on April 10, 2020. The report was filed on July 28, 2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anjani Jaiswal Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/10/2019 regarding thermal power stations operating in the Districts of Singrauli and Sonebhadra in the States of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh causing damage to the environment.

Summary of the Case:

The National Green Tribunal has formed a committee to assess and suggest compensation from thermal power stations operating in Singrauli and Sonbhadra districts in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anjani Jaiswal Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/05/2019 regarding pollution by thermal power stations operating in the Districts of Singrauli and Sonebhadra in the States of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. According to the applicant, the power plants have been causing air pollution and water pollution in violation of environmental norms in the last two decades. The violation of norms has resulted in damage caused to water bodies, including Rihand Reservoir.

BHOPAL: As rapidly increasing pollution engulfs Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh, NGT’s ‘oversight committee’, led by Justice (retd) Rajesh Kumar, has decided to carry out a three-day inspectio

Judgement of the High Court of Delhi in the matter of Reliance Power Ltd. & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 06/06/2018 regarding cancellation of coal block Chhatrasal for the Sasan UMPP and the supply of surplus quantity of coal upto a maximum of 9 Million Metric Tons per annum from the coal mines of Moher, Moher-Amlohri and Chhatrasal for the 3960 MW thermal plant owned and managed by Chitrangi Power Pvt. Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Chaudhary Yashwant Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 20/09/2016 regarding stone crushers running without consent of the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board and in violation of the provisions of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 in the area of Singrauli/Sonebhadra and causing serious pollution.

Application dismissed on the ground of limitation and mis-joinder of cause of action and being in violation of Rule 14 of the National Green Tribunal (Practice and Procedure) Rule, 2011.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashwani Kumar Dubey & OthersVs. Union of India & Others dated 03/05/2016. These applications raises issue of environmental degradation with increasing pollution in the Singrauli Region of District Singrauli, State of Madhya Pradesh and District Sonbhdra, State of Uttar Pardesh. NGT grants one week time to all the contending parties to place their responses on record.

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