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Govt set to dilute 3.5-year-old air pollution norms for thermal plants

Power ministry pushed for dilution after the full implementation of the standards was already delayed by five years, from 2017 to 2022

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Thermal Power | air pollution | Power ministry

Nitin Sethi 



Thermal power
The power ministry wants that most of the functional or under construction power plants be allowed to pollute up to 450 gm/Nm3 of NOx pollutants

Three and a half years after they were first notified, the government is set to partially dilute standards for plants. The decision to dilute the standards retrospectively comes after the Central Government has already delayed their implementation by five years, shifting the deadline for full compliance from 2017 to 2022.

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First Published: Mon, August 12 2019. 16:20 IST

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