About 76,000 premature deaths could have been averted if coal power plants in the country had implemented on time the emission standard norms notified by the Environment Ministry in 2015, according to a study by a green body.
Based on data accessed under the Right To Information response given by the Central Pollution Control Board, Greenpeace India released an analysis Health and Environmental benefits of implementing the emission standards for coal-based TPPs on Friday.
On the third anniversary of notification and one year since the deadline lapsed for implementing the emission standards for coal-based power plants, Read More
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