Comments on the Standard Conditions to be Stipulated in Environmental Clearances for Thermal Power Plants, Issued by MoEFCC on 19 Nov 2018

On 19th Nov 2018, the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) issued Standard Conditions for Thermal Power Sector to be stipulated as conditions while granting the environmental clearance (EC). This note looks at these Standard Conditions to understand whether they strengthen the environmental protection regime vis-à-vis the conditions being stipulated currently while granting ECs.

Note published on 7 Jan 2019.

Read full note here.