The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has examined the proposal seeking environmental clearance for establishment of 150 KLD Grain Based Ethanol Plant alongwith 3 MW Cogeneration Power Plant located at Khasra no. 394/12 paiki 1,394/15 paiki 2, Village- Vejpur, Tehsil- Desar, District- Vadodara, Gujarat by M/s. Edhas Biofuel Refinery Private Limited.
As per the MoEF&CC Notification S.O. 2339(E), dated 16 th June, 2021, a special provision in the EIA Notification, 2006-(Schedule 5 (ga), Category B2) is made, wherein for all applications made for Grain based distilleries with Zero Liquid Discharge producing ethanol; solely to be used for Ethanol Blended Petrol Programme of the Government of India shall be considered under B2 Category and appraised at Central Level by Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) with condition that the project proponent shall file a notarized affidavit that ethanol produced from proposed project shall be used completely for EBP Programme.
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