Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding utilisation of fly ash, 04/07/2016

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Chhattisgarh State Power Generation Co. Ltd. Vs. CG Environment Conservation Board & Others dated 04/07/2016. These Applications primarily pertain to the compliance been made in terms of the notification issued by the MoEF, Government of India dated 03.11.2009 as amended now in 2016 during the pendency of the Application for utilisation of fly ash.

The Applications particularly pertain to the power plants set up in the State of Chhattisgarh where total number of such plants is reported to be more than 50 and also in close proximity of each other. NGT directs MoEF to prepare a report indicating areas primarily of SECL and coal India as well as western coal fields where fly ash can be utilised for the purposes of back-filling as indicated in the notification on 2009 / 2016.