Kopar Khairane
Interenational

The Union Environment Ministry receives a notification from NGT about pollution generated by NLCIL

<p>In response to concerns of potential pollution dangers in villages close to Neyveli Lignite Corporation of India Ltd (NLCIL), the Southern bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sent a notice to the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC).<img decoding=”async” class=”alignnone wp-image-122116″ src=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/theindiaprint.com-the-union-environment-ministry-receives-a-notification-from-ngt-about-pollution-generated-by-nlcil-download-2023-08-10t171741.119-11zon.jpg” alt=”theindiaprint.com the union environment ministry receives a notification from ngt about pollution generated by nlcil download 2023 08 10t171741.119 11zon” width=”993″ height=”556″ srcset=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/theindiaprint.com-the-union-environment-ministry-receives-a-notification-from-ngt-about-pollution-generated-by-nlcil-download-2023-08-10t171741.119-11zon.jpg 300w, https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/theindiaprint.com-the-union-environment-ministry-receives-a-notification-from-ngt-about-pollution-generated-by-nlcil-download-2023-08-10t171741.119-11zon-150×84.jpg 150w” sizes=”(max-width: 993px) 100vw, 993px” title=”The Union Environment Ministry receives a notification from NGT about pollution generated by NLCIL 6″></p>
<p>The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB), Municipal administration, and Water Supply were also sent notices by the bench made up of Justice Pushpa Sathyanarayana and expert member Dr. Satya Kolarpati. Additionally, Cuddalore District Collector received notice.</p>
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<p>The issue will be heard on August 28.</p>
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<p>Based on news articles on an environmental research on the effluent quality from NLCIL and its thermal plants at Neyveli and Parangipettai, the bench has taken a suo moto cognisance.</p>
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<p>High concentrations of mercury, fluoride, and selenium were discovered in drinking water from more than 20 places in the research undertaken by Poovulagin Nanbargal and Manthan Adhyan Kendra.</p>
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<p>Additionally, it was discovered that Tholkappiar Nagar, Vadakkuvelur borewell water had mercury levels 250 times higher than allowed.</p>
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<p>The survey also showed that many residents of the community had respiratory, skin, and renal problems. According to the report, soil samples taken close to the NCLIL facility also included heavy elements as iron, aluminum, mercury, and nickel.</p>
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<p>However, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), MoEFF&CC, and TNPCB environmental regulations were being complied with by all of the NLCIL’s thermal units, according to a statement released by the company on Thursday. According to the NLCIL, all of the metrics during the most recent evaluation of effluent quality on June 30 were within the acceptable range.</p>
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