Report by the Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board regarding pollution caused by M/s Metallic Alloys, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, 19/10/2020

  • 19/10/2020

Report by the Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board regarding pollution caused by M/s Metallic Alloys, Industrial Growth Centre, Siltara, Phase-III, Raipur, Chhattisgarh by using coke in the course of operation of furnace. In addition, pollution caused by the unit, lack of plantation and illegal withdrawal of groundwater was also raised.

At the time of visit of the committee, the industry was found in operation. The industry has installed 05 MVA submerged electric arc furnace for production of carbon ferro alloys using manganese ore, dolomite, carbon paste and coke. All the raw materials were found covered at the site of storage.

The industry has obtained combined under water and air act from Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board valid upto January 31, 2025. The consent renewed is for production of 8000 TPA, low carbon ferro alloys. Movable sprinklers were found installed in the premises to control fugitive emission.

The unit is located in an industrial area and has made an agreement with Chhattisgarh Ispat Bhumi Limited for regular water requirement. However for any emergency situation, the industry has also made bore wells with NOC from Central Ground Water Authority, which is valid up to August 9, 2022. The industry was instructed by the Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board to submit stack and fugitive monitoring report.

Note: The report of October 19, 2020 was uploaded to the NGT site on November 11, 2020.