Plea in NGT against Essar Power MP for toxic ash leak at its Madhya Pradesh power plant


Plea in NGT against Essar Power MP for toxic ash leak at its Madhya Pradesh power plant

A plea seeking action against Essar Power MP Ltd for allegedly damaging crops by fly-ash leaked from the company’s power plant in Madhya Pradesh’s Singrauli and damaging environment was filed in the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday.

The plea filed by advocate Ashwani Kumar Dubey has sought direction to the company to remove the flyash, bottom ash, toxic water and other solid wastes from the houses, wells, water bodies, existing crops, agricultural lands of the farmers and to pay damages to the affected persons.

It has also sought direction to Essar Power to stop the operation and generation of flyash, bottom ash, industrial/solid waste, toxic with immediate effect.

The plea said that in the night of August 7, huge quantity of flyash, bottom ash, toxic water and industrial/solid waste entered in the agricultural lands Read More

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