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Keep Badarpur power plant shut: EPCA to Delhi govt

Source: Business Standard, Date: January , 2017

Business Standard, New Delhi, Jan 2017: As Delhi continues to battle 'very poor' air quality, the Supreme Court-empowered EPCA today asked the Delhi government to ensure that the Badarpur thermal power plant, a major source of air pollution in the city, continues to remain shut. Last November, the government had issued directions under section 31 A of Air Pollution (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1981, for closure of all the units of the power plant till January 31. Sources said NTPC, which operates the plant, has received no fresh communication from the government to resume its operations. However, Environment Secretary Chandraker Bharti refused to comment on the issue.

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