Many Thermal Power Plants Violating Zero Waste Water Discharge Norms

The Notification by Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change of Dec 2015 requires all thermal power plants installed after Jan 2017 to achieve Zero Waste Water discharge. However, information obtained by Manthan under the Right to Information Act shows this being grossly violated. The note, part of our ongoing monitoring of compliance of thermal power plants to environmental norms related to water, gives details.

Note Published on 5th Dec 2018.

Read full note here.