Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding pollution caused by coal based thermal power plants, Vidarbha region, Maharashtra, 15/10/2015

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Ratandeep Rangari Vs State of Maharashtra & Ors dated 15/10/2015 regarding violation of the terms and conditions of consent to operate granted to the Coal Based Thermal Power Plants of Respondent No.9 i.e. Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited (MAHAGENCO) and the resultant environmental pollution.

The Applicant a native of village Mahadula, Tq. Kamptee, District Nagpur claims that his village is affected due to air pollution resulting from the nearby coal based power stations of MAHAGENCO.