At the start of this decade, when Tamil Nadu was reeling under an acute shortage of power, capacity addition to the tune of 50 GW was proposed. This report looks at the status of the proposed plants and finds that only one of them has been commissioned, and most others shelved.
கடலூரில் உள்ள பரங்கிப்பேட்டை ஒன்றியத்தில், IL & FS தமிழ் நாடு பவர் கம்பெனி (ITPCL) அனல் மின் நிலையம் இயங்கி வருகிறது.
IL&FS Tamil Nadu Power Company Limited (ITPCL), which runs a 1200 MW coal-based power plant in Cuddalore, is seeking to amend its Environmental Clearance (issued in May 2010), to accommodate a change in the nature of coal- from imported Indonesian coa
Along with Mr. Kuttiappan, Senior Technical Consultant, CAG, our researchers Mr. Dhilip, Ms. Bhagyashree Rath and Ms. Harshavardhini went for a site visit around ITPCL, Cuddalore on March 15th, 2018. The visual observations and inferences made from the site visit, including the concerns raised by the local people have been compiled as a report.
Recently, the government of Tamil Nadu petitioned Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister- Environment, Forests and Climate Change, seeking exemption from the Public Hearing process for a few categories of projects. Public Hearing is, by far, the most institutionalised platform that people have, to voice their views on issues concerning them and the environment. And yet, the government wants to do away with it.
Namati Environmental Justice Program created a document on Paralegals for Environmental Justice. Citizen consumer and civic Action Group (CAG) translated the document in Tamil for the knowledge to be shared within the Tamil speaking community.
Namati Environmental Justice Program created a document on Ground Truthing. Citizen consumer and civic Action Group (CAG) translated the document in Tamil for the knowledge to be shared within the Tamil speaking community.