Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of R. Sreedhar Vs Union of India & Others dated 28/05/2020. The appeal was directed against an amended Environmental Clearance (EC) dated 03.09.2019 granted to M/s. Adani Power (Jharkhand) Ltd., (Project Proponent) by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), permitting withdrawl of water from the river Ganga for the proposed thermal power project at Godda, Jharkhand to be set up by Adani.

Compliance report filed by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) in the matter for Action for Vigilance and Knowledge for Empowerment Vs Lalitpur Power Generation Company Ltd. & Others.

Bangladesh is among the countries most affected by air pollution, with the life expectancy in the country reduced by almost 2 years due to the impacts of pollution exposure on health.

Any commodity can be described by its unique set of attributes. These attributes can include intrinsic characteristics, such as what the commodity is (e.g., natural gas), and where, how, and by whom it was produced. These attributes can quantify the externalities associated with production, processing, transport, and consumption.

Reference is invited to Ministry of Home Affairs Order No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A) dated 15.04.2020 (copy enclosed) enclosing Consolidated Revised Guidelines regarding select permitted activities allowed with effect from 20th April, 2020 during the nation-wide lockdown for COVID-19 outbreak.

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has issued show cause directions to 31 units of 14 thermal power plants on 31.01.2020 for non-compliance of CPCB’s directions dated 11.12.2017 issued for ensuring compliance of emission standards prescribed by Government of India. According to Ministry of Power, there are 650 units (196667 MW) installed in the country, out of 650 units, 75 units (8304 MW) have been retired so far due to various reasons including environmental issues such as Badarpur TPS (Units – 1 to 5) of NTPC Ltd. and Rajghat TPS (Unit – 1 & 2) of IPGCL.

The Tariff policy 2016 issued by Ministry of Power (copy enclosed) under the clause 6.2 (5) has mandated that the thermal power plant(s) including the existing plants located within 50 km radius of sewage treatment plant of a Municipality/local bodies/similar organization, shall in the order of their closeness to the sewage treatment plant, mand

A 32 page preliminary investigation report into the environmental carrying capacity for polluting projects and allied issues in Tamnar and Gharghoda blocks of Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh made public on Februry 26, 2020 on the National Green Tribunal (NGT) website. The report was in response to the NGT order of July 22, 2019.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shantanu Sharma Versus Union of India & Others dated 12/02/2020 regarding management of fly ash generated by the thermal power plants (TPPs).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sudiep Shrivastava Vs State of Chhatisgarh & Others dated 11/02/2020 regarding utilization of fly ash generated by thermal power plants.

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