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Five labourers died in an accident at an under-construction power plant of Korba West Power Co Limited in Raigrah district of Chhattisgarh Saturday morning.

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) carried out this technical analysis of the EIA report of the expansion project of thermal power plant of M/s Korba West Power Company Limited, Raigarh.

Korba West Power Company Limited has obtained Environmental clearance for 1 x 600 MW coal based TPP (Phase 1) in villages–Bade Bhandar, Chote Bhandar, Sarwani and Amali Bhauna, Tehsil – Pussore, Distt.

KORBA (CHHATTISGARH): An immense expanse of fine grey fly-ash stretches out to meet the distant horizon, its flat surface rippled by slow-spinning whirlwinds.

In India the mining operations have degraded significant area of land and have replaced the ecosystem of the mined out areas with the undesirable waste materials in form of overburden dumps. The process of coal extraction drastically alters the physical and biological nature of the mined out areas, so the land

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Rescue workers waited with masks, stretchers and sheets for bodies as heavy earth moving equipment tried to clear debris of a giant chimney that collapsed Wednesday at the Korba power plant site of the Bharat Aluminium Company (BALCO), killing at least 25 people and trapping many others.

This study is an analysis of the social impacts and community engagement process for an IFC-supported project in Chhattisgarh, India. It also provides an assessment of the application of IFC Performance Standard 7 (Indigenous Peoples) and related IFC standards and requirements

With a view to assessing the potential environmental impacts due to
proposed activities, KWPCL has retained M/s Anacon Laboratories Pvt.
Ltd., Nagpur to undertake Environmental Impact assessment studies for
various environmental components, in order to identify the impacts and its

mitigative measures. The report also envisages the prediction of the

A tripartite agreement has been signed between ST-CLI, Chhattisgarh State Electricity Board (CSEB) and energy department of the Chhattisgarh government for setting up of a 50 MW thermal power station

Daewoo Power India Ltd has pulled out of the 1,070 mw Korba (east) thermal power project in central India, becoming the third foreign firm to withdraw from Indian power projects this