The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change sought public comments on its draft Fly Ash Notification 2021 for sixty days, starting April 22 2021. This Notification is to replace all previous notifications and amendments issued by the ministry since 1999, including the changes prescribed in 2003, 2009 and 2016 notification and its subsequent amendments dealing with fly ash utilisation.
Manju Menon (Senior Fellow, CPR) and Kanchi Kohli (Senior Researcher, CPR) wrote a letter to the Ministry, emphasising on the need to reassess the approach, design and content of the fly ash related regulations.
Read the full text of the submission here.
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