Tag: Ash Pond

Breach in ash pond: Vedanta agrees to pay compensation & relocate villagers

Bhubaneswar/Jharsuguda: A few hours after the Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) served a notice to Vedanta over a breach in ash pond, the company authorities agreed to pay compensation and relocate the villagers as per the Government guidelines. The decision was taken at a tripartite meeting at the District Collectorate in presence of local […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Jharsuguda farmers demand early compensation after breach in ash pond

Jharsuguda: Demanding disbursal of adequate compensation for farmers in Katikela whose farmlands got damaged after a breach in the ash pond of Vedanta two days ago, locals today cautioned the company not to carry out any repair work without providing the ex-gratia. In a meeting presided by Jharsuguda collector Bibhuti Bhusan Patnaik and attended by […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Jharsuguda: Tension after Vedanta ash pond wall collapses

Jharsuguda: Tension prevailed at Katikela village in Jharsuguda district after the ash pond wall of Vedanta aluminium plant in Odisha collapsed on Monday night, inundating around 100 acres of paddy fields. As per reports, the ash pond no. 2 of the plant collapsed on Monday night at around 9 pm following which the villagers had […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
OPGC begins ash pond construction amid tight security

Jharsuguda:  After repeated talks with local residents failed, Odisha Power Generation Corporation (OPGC) today began the construction work of its proposed  ash pond amid tight security at Tilia village near Lakhanpur in the district for the expansion of unit 3 and 4 of IB Thermal Power Station at Banharpali. Top government and OPGC officials are […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
NALCO Ash Breach: Locals Allege Shoddy Management

Angul: Ash-laced water from National Aluminium Company (NALCO) in Angul has been allegedly polluting the local Nandira nullah in the area surrounding the PSU Navratna Company. Locals alleged that the leaked residue from the company’s ash pond has been polluting the nullah and subsequently adding up to the pollution of Brahmani River. “This is a […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021