Ghazipur plant fuels toxic alarm with its 5 million tonnes of garbage
Source: Daily Mail, Date: April , 2015
second plant that will turn waste into energy is set to commence operations
within a month. However, concerns remain about how the Ghazipur unit would
dispose Refuse Derived Fuel and mitigate emissions. The plant will utilise
the adjoining Ghazipur landfill site’s 5 million tonnes of garbage to generate
12 MW of power very day. elhi’s other plant in Okhla is already in the eye
of a storm with residents complaining of ash and fumes emanating from it.
spokesperson at IL&FS Environmental Infrastructure & Services Ltd
(IEISL) that has built the plant, said: “The fuel preparation RDF (Refuse
Derived Fuel) section is completed and fully functional.