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HC lens on power plants

Ranchi, April 15: Jharkhand High Court today issued notices to the state government and several public and private entities running thermal power plants, enquiring about preventive measures that were being taken to curb pollution.

A division bench of Justices D.N. Patel and Amitav Kumar Gupta was hearing a PIL initiated suo motu for checking pollution caused by thermal power units in the state.

The court also sought to know whether guidelines of the National Institute of Occupational Health were being followed.

Those who came under the HC scanner included National Thermal Power Corporation, Patratu Thermal Power Station, Damodar Valley Corporation, Tenughat Thermal Power Station, Maithon Thermal Power Station, Jojobera Thermal power Station, Corporate Power Limited run by the Abhijeet Group, Essar Power Limited and Jamshedpur Area Notified Committee. They were asked to file their affidavits in the case within a fortnight, after which the case would be heard again.


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