Question raised in Rajya Sabha on pollution caused by thermal power plants, 06/08/2015
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on pollution caused by thermal power plants, 06/08/2015. A petition in the matter of Ratandeep Rangari Vs State of Maharshtra (Application No. 19/2014) regarding implementation of provisions of notification on use & supply of beneficiated coal not containing ash- content more than 34% in thermal power plants is pending before the Hon’ble NGT, Pune Bench. The Ministry has advised all coal based thermal power plants to strictly comply with the provisions of the notification and submit the data on ash content of the coal used by them to the Regional offices of the Ministry, State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs) concerned and Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on quarterly basis.