A hearing of the solid waste management plant located on the Mansa road was held at the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in New Delhi yesterday.
The NGT has summoned officials of the biomass and power plants in the 100-km radius of the city to be present in the next hearing scheduled for November 10 over the issue of not purchasing RDF prepared at the solid waste management plant.
During the last hearing, the JITF company told the NGT that the refuse derived fuel (RDF) being prepared by the plant was not purchased by any power and biomass plant, due to which the company was facing losses and problems in running the plant.
The company officials also stated that the MCB was not cooperating with them.After the NGT directions, the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has issued a letter to seven bio-mass plants in and around the district.The biomass plants include Whiten Energy, Talwandi Sabo Power Plant Limited, Guru Gobind Singh Thermal Plant, Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Plant, Bathinda, Universal Biomass, Malwa Power Limited and D Development Engineer. Read More…