NGT forms panel for report on air pollution by thermal plants transporting fly ash in Singrauli, Sonebhadra

Updated: Dec 4 2022 9:24PM

New Delhi, Dec 4 (PTI) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has constituted a committee to submit a factual report regarding the issue of air pollution caused by the transportation of fly ash by various thermal power stations in Singrauli and Sonebhadra regions.

Fly ash is a byproduct of coal-based power stations.

The tribunal was hearing a petition which claimed that the authorities responsible for monitoring and supervising the transportation were not following the provisions of law and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) guidelines.