Fly Ash:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Pollution related issues.   Context: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has issued directives to form a committee for surveillance of pollution problems caused by Koradi and Khaparkheda coal-fired power plants in Nagpur. Both the plants have also been directed to ensure 100% utilization of fly-ash.     …

Fly Ash:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Pollution related issues.     Context: The National Green Tribunal has decided to club eight ongoing cases on fly ash mismanagement and accidents filed between 2013 and 2020. This is a significant acknowledgement of the country’s fly ash crisis and could usher in better regulations to govern such infrastructure.   …

Fly Ash:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Pollution related issues.   Context: Activists and fishermen have complained about fly ash making its way into the Kosasthalaiyar from the North Chennai Thermal Power Station (NCTPS). This was due to a leak in the pipeline carrying ash to the ash pond.   What is Fly Ash? Popularly known as Flue …

Fly Ash

Topics Covered: Pollution related issues. Fly Ash: Context: Seeking potential overseas off-takers for the flyash produced by its thermal power plants, NTPC has invited Expression of Interest (EoI) for sale of the residual product to the West Asian and other regions. It will supply the ash from power plants to ports and the total quantum …

Fly Ash

Topics Covered: Pollution related issues. Fly Ash: Context: NTPC Ltd. under Ministry of Power, has started to collaborate with cement manufacturers across the country to supply fly ash as part of its endeavour to achieve 100% utilisation of the by-product produced during power generation. What is Fly Ash? Popularly known as Flue ash or pulverised fuel …

Fly ash

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. Fly ash What to study? For prelims: What is fly ash, how is it produced and where it can be used? For mains: Concerns associated with its contamination, what needs to be done and legislative measures necessary. Context: While 20 districts of Madhya Pradesh battle …