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Supreme Court to 57 power plants: Clean up act within 28 months

By : editor_2, Sep 12, 2018

Fifty-seven units of the Centre-owned thermal power plants in the country have been given a deadline of 28 months to meet the emission norms for sulphur oxide and particulate matter. These...

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Central Pollution Control Board directs captive power plants to comply with new emission norms by December 31, 2018

By : sustainabilityo..., May 8, 2018

The Central Pollution Control Board has directed 21 companies in Telangana and 30 companies in Andhra Pradesh to comply with new emission norms on captive power plants by December 31, 2018, or...

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Power ministry not in favour of retrofitting old plants to meet emission norms

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 3, 2018

The power ministry is mulling using supercritical power plants to meet new emission norms instead of retrofitting the old polluting units, which could increase their tariff by up to 93 paise per...

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Supreme Court orders CPCB to fix emission norms for industries in the National Capital Region

By : sustainabilityo..., May 3, 2017

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the Centre Pollution for Control Board (CPCB) to fix by June 30 emission standards for industries in the National Capital Region using pet coke and furnace...

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India admits it will miss coal emissions targets

By : sustainabilityo..., May 3, 2017

India’s ageing power stations will miss a government deadline to slash their emissions, the country’s power minister has admitted, as he reiterated the country’s longstanding position that the...

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Thermal plants must meet emission norms: Environment ministry

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 31, 2017

Sending a strong message to coal-based power plants across the country, the environment ministry has made it clear that it will neither dilute the emission norms for thermal power plants, as...

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Coal-fired power plants get more time for upgrade

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 14, 2017

The government looks set to extend the December 2017 deadline for coal-fired power stations to meet stricter emission norms, allowing time for them to consider replacing retro plants with modern...

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