Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding disposal of fly ash by thermal power plants, 04/02/2019

  • 04/02/2019

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Association of Power Producers & Other Vs Sandplast (India) Ltd. & Others dated 04/02/2019 regarding disposal of fly ash by thermal power plants.

SC sets aside the order of the National Green Tribunal dated 3 January 2019 for the imposition of penalties/ environmental damages for the failure of thermal power plants for not meeting 100% fly ash disposal criterion and ordered that "the interim direction for deposit shall not be enforced against the appellants and no coercive steps for non-compliance shall be taken". Apex Court further grants three weeks time to the thermal power plants for placing an affidavit stating the steps taken individually by the Thermal Power Plants represented by the appellants for effecting compliance with the Notifications of MoEF&CC of 25 January 2016.

SEE ALSO

  1. Supreme Court Order Dated 25/01/2019
  2. NGT Order Dated 20/11/2018

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