Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding EC for a 1050 thermal power plant, Korba, Chhattisgarh, 03/01/2019
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Dheeru Powergen Ltd. Vs Jeet Singh Kanwar & Others dated 03/01/2019 regarding Environment Clearance for setting up a 1050 MW super thermal power project at Korba in Chhatisgarh. National Green Tribunal in its order passed on 16 April 2013 quashed a decision of the Ministry of Environment and Forests to grant an Environment Clearance (EC) for setting up the coal based thermal power plant. Supreme Court after going through the NGT Order said that it is up to the project proponent to apply afresh and pursue its request for the grant of an E.C. in accordance with law.