Letter from Concerned Citizens and Organisations for Ensuring Implementation of New Norms for Emission and Water Use of Thermal Power Plants.

Letter written to Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, by a number of concerned citizens and organisations expressing apprehension about the possible dilution and deferment of the emission and water consumption norms for thermal power plants that the Ministry had notified in Dec 2015. The letter is to urge the Minister to ensure that the norms are not diluted, and the notified timelines are strictly adhered to. The letter also urges the Ministry to bring out an interim report on the status of compliance and progress report.

Letter, sent to the Ministry on 19 June 2017

Read full letter here.