Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re: News report published in the Newspaper named Indian Express, Daily News Paper dated : 4th February, 2022, Kolkata, Late City Edition titled “Non compliance of EC conditions by Kulda coal mine, Odisha & Tamnar Thermal Plant, Chattisgarh”  dated 15/07/2022. 

The Central Electricity Authority on 7th July 2022, has notified the draft Central Electricity Authority (Flexible operation of thermal power plants) Regulations, 2022. The Draft regulation shall apply to all coal and lignite based thermal power plants and load despatch centers.

Judgment of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of P. Sundaravathanam Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/05/2022.

The matter related to grant of Environmental Clearance (EC) in favour of M/s. NLC India Limited for their second expansion of the thermal power plant having a capacity of 2 x 660 MW Super Critical Lignite-based Plant by the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (MoEF&CC). The appellant has alleged that there was no proper environmental impact assessment conducted as well as no cumulative impact assessment was conducted for this project.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Prafulla Samantray Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/03/2022. The matter related to the grant of environmental clearance, February 2, 2021 granted by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change to M/s Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited (NLCIL) for its 3X800 MW thermal power plant in the area of Taliabira which is part of the IB Valley in Jharsuguda district of Odisha.

Affidavit filed by the West Bengal Pollution Control Board in the National Green Tribunal (NGT) regarding compensation to be paid by the Damodar Valley Corporation, district Purulia, West Bengal for violating environmental norms by the discharge of wastewater from the industry resulting in damages to agricultural land.

Final assessment report on the environmental carrying capacity study for expansion of 2 X 600 MW Udupi power plant in appeal no 86 of 2017 (SZ), Janajagrithi Samithi, Karnataka Vs Union of India.

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEF&CC) on December 31, 2021 has issued a draft notification to supersede an older notification related to restricting the excavation of top soil for manufacturing of bricks and promoting the utilisation of fly ash in the manufacturing of building materials and in construction activity

The Government of India in 2008, formed the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) under the National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency (NMEEE) for National Action Plan on Climate Change.

Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) report in Original Application No 581/2019 in the matter of Residents of Gram Panchayat Jatal, District Sonipat Vs State of Haryana, dated 01/12/2021. The matter related to pollution caused during the management of fly ash by Panipat Thermal Power Plant.

Response of the NTPC Vindhyachal to the quarterly report of OSC in OA No. 164 of 2018 (Ashwani Kumar Dubey Vs Union of India & Others). Vindhyachal Super Thermal Power Station Ltd. has informed that 100 per cent ash utilization has been achieved.

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