Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding change of fuel at the Trombay Thermal Power Station's Unit 6, Mumbai, Maharashtra, 08/02/2019
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Conservation Action Trust & Other Vs MoEF & CC & Others dated 08/02/2019 regarding change of fuel at the Trombay Thermal Power Station’s Unit 6. The change is from oil based to coal based. Naresh Pandvrang Patel, Head-Environment Trombay Thermal Power Station, Project Proponent The Tata Power Company Limited has informed the Court that the conveyer belt would be passing over the existing road and it would not touch the margroves or cross over it. Further, he has submitted that the discharge point has also been changed to a place which is devoid of mangroves.
NGT asks the Trombay Thermal Power Station to obtain consent to operate from the Pollution Control Board and proceed in accordance with law.