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Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station poisoned Chanda air every day in last 3 years: RTI

Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station (CSTPS) has violated pollution control standards every single day over the last three years.    ...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City

Officials get three weeks for filing reply in CSTPS pollution case

Chandrapur: Hearing the PIL filed against high pollution caused by Chandrapur Super ThermalThe court had served notices to Mahagenco, CSTPS, MPCB regional office, district collector, civil surgeon in Chandrapur, along with secretaries for energy, environment and health departments of state and secretary of MoEF in union government in last week of December 2013 following a petition by NGO Eco-Pro.The...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Chandrapur

MP reiterates demand for scrapping old CSTPS units

CHANDRAPUR: Member of Parliament Hansraj Ahir has reiterated his demand of scrapping four outdated units of Chandrapur Super thermal(CSTPS). He claimed that this demand top his agenda during ongoing parliamentary session in Delhi.Unit No. 1, 2, 3 and 4 of CSTPS have grown nearly 30 year old and are cause of high pollution in the area. Studies have proved that flyemission from CSTPS contains hazardous...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Chandrapur

Asthma, acid rain: life in one of India's most polluted cities

settings.Suresh Chopne, founder of Green Planet, in front of a coal fired power station built on the edge of Chandrapur.Welcome to one of the most polluted cities in India. The air pollution is so bad that up to 70 per cent of children in Chandrapur are suffering from asthma or some other kind of respiratory disease, thanks to the ash being churned out from 12 coal-fired power stations in the district...
Source : Sydney Morning Herald |
Category : International

Thick cloud of fly ash blankets Chandrapur city

CHANDRAPUR: Dust and fly ash blanketed the city and it peripheral areas lowering visibility for nearly two hours on Tuesday afternoon. The dust also induced a health scare with people complaining of burning and stinging sensation in their eyes. Environmentalists allege that the pollution level in Chandrapur has increased due to the faulty and outdated machinery being used byThe haze was so thick that...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Chandrapur

Maharashtra Pollution Control Board asks WCL to remove overburdens along rivers

Chandrapur: Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has issued time bound directives to the WCL for removal of overburden dumped along the rivers in Nagpur, Chandrapur and Yavatmal district and non-compliance on part of WCL can invoke serious penalty.action under section under section 33 (A) of Water (P and CP) Act- 1974 and 31 (A) of Air (P and CP) Act- 1981.Following the directives issued by Chief...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Chandrapur

In Nagpur, pollution too joins the agenda in polls

VaSitting BJP MP Hansraj Ahir, who has brought out the issue of illegal allocation of coal blocks, claimed that he has been trying to bring the pollution levels in check.being the main election issue in a constituency? It is, if you are a resident of Chandrapur inwhich happens to be the most polluted cities in the country. It's so bad that in many areas of Chandrapur people don't wear white clothes."The...
Source : The Economic Times |
Category : National

Greens demand scrapping of four small units of Chandrapur thermal power plant

Alarmed by rising pollution in city and its effect on health of citizens, environmentalists have joined hands to press the demand of scrapping of four smaller units of Chandrapur Super Thermalhas forwarded a letter to environment minister detailing the ill effects of pollution caused by the nearly 30-year-old power generation units and threatened to launch public agitation if the demand is not met....
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Chandrapur

MPCB issues show cause notice to CSTPS

The regional office of Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) served a show notice to Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station (CSTPS) for violation of pollution control standards after receiving complaint about sharp rise in emissions from the power plant on Tuesday.dispatched its field officer to CSTPS. After inspection, officials concluded that there was heavy emission from the operational generation...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Chandrapur

AAP's Chatap files papers for Chanda LS seat

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Wamanrao Chatap filed his nomination for Chandrapur Lok Sabha constituency...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City