Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pankaj Kumar Mishra Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/11/2016 regarding severe environmental pollution and health hazards because of Singrauli Industrial Area (which also falls in part of Sonebhadra District of Uttar Pradesh and Singrauli District in the State of Madhya Pradesh). These industries are thermal power plants and coal mines etc. The Singrauli Industrial Cluster has been assessed to be a critically polluted industrial area in the country and stands at No.
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The Capital is set to lose nearly 400 MW of power starting midnight on Monday as the NHPC, NTPC and PGCIL have decided to regulate power supply to discom BSES for non-payment of dues.
Powergrid through its regulation notice dated February 11 has informed of a 100 per cent curtailment of power supply to BRPL and BYPL from identified inter-State stations except from Dadri to BRPL. BYPL will lose around 260 MW of power while BYPL stands to lose 160 MW. The power plants from where Delhi will lose out on its allocated share include Singrauli, Rihand-I, Rihand-II, Dadri-II, Chamera-I and Chamera-II.
New Delhi Close to 65,000 MW of power generation capacity is held up in the country due to shortage in fuel supply by state-run Coal India, says a report.
According to the latest CEA report, as many as 47 power stations suffered scarcity of fuel with stocks that could not last more than a week. These plants are categorised as stations with "critical" coal stock position of less than 7 seven days by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), apex power planning body.