Bhushan Steel Ltd

Category (based on the spatial extent of potential impacts and potential impacts on human health and natural and manmade resources.) - B

Project type- 1. Mining, extraction of minerals and power generation

Project sub-type- 1. d) Thermal Power Plants

Project Details - Public Hearing for expansion of existing 155 MW to 411 MW (Additional 256 MW. The proposed expansions will be carried out in the existing premises of Bhusan Steel Limited at Vill - Meramandali, Tehsil- Odapada, Dist-Dhenkanal, Odisha. Impacts: The river Brahmani is 6 km from the plant site. The water source for the project is the reservoir of BSL which is connected to the Brahmani River. Odapada block is a critically polluted area. The proposed expansion of power plant will involve 185 MW of power generation. The impact on air quality was based on combined emmissions of coal based thermal power plants and will contain particulate matter, Sulphur Dioxide, and oxides of Nitrogen. The ash pond is the likely source of impact on hydrology.

Location of the Project - At - Meramandali village, District Dhenkanal Odisha

District- Dhenkanal

State- Odisha

Date & Time: 29-June-2013 08:00 hrs

Venue: Motanga G.P. Office premises, Odisha

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