Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding environmental clearance to gas based thermal power plant of Himadri Chemicals, West Bengal, 10/07/2015

  • 10/07/2015

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Rajeswar Singh & Others Vs M/O Environment & Forests & Others dated 10/07/2015 regarding environmental clearance to gas based thermal power plant.

The 20th meeting of SEIAA was held at Paribesh Bhawan on 25.3.15 wherein it was decided that 9 MW captive power plant of the industry using tail gas of existing carbon black unit cannot be considered as waste heat recovery boiler based power plant. However, if it considered as an isolated unit it may be classed as gas based thermal power plant and as per the MoE&F notification SO 1599(E) dated 25.6.2014 item 1(d) is outside the purview of Environmental clearance.

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