The EAC, in its meeting held during 28 th February, 2023 - 1 st March, 2023, inter-alia, deliberated the following: The instant proposal is for installation of Induction Furnace & Rolling Mill for production of Ingots, Billets 5,00,000 TPA and TMT Bars & Long product: 5,00,000 TPA (In addition to Existing 3, 24,000 TPA Sponge Iron Plant, 0.216MTPA OR 150 TPH Coal Washery & 25 MW Power Plant). Further, company has decided to drop the installation of the 2 X 9 MV Submerged Arc Furnace permitted for production of 25,000 TPA Ferro alloys in the ToR dated 10.02.2020.
The EAC, constituted under the provision of the EIA Notification, 2006 comprising Expert Members/domain experts in various fields, examined the proposal submitted by the Project Proponent in desired format along with EIA/EMP reports prepared and submitted by the Consultant accredited by the QCI/ NABET on behalf of the Project Proponent.
The EAC noted that the Project Proponent has given an undertaking that the data and information given in the application and enclosures are true to the best of his knowledge and belief and no information has been suppressed in the EIA/EMP reports. If any part of data/information submitted is found to be false/ misleading at any stage, the project will be rejected and Environmental Clearance given, if any, will be revoked at the risk and cost of the project proponent.
The Committee noted that the EIA reports are in compliance of the ToR issued for the project, reflecting the present environmental status and the projected scenario for all the environmental components. The Committee deliberated on the proposed mitigation measure towards Air, Water, Noise and Soil pollutions. The Committee suggested that the storage of toxic/explosive raw materials/products shall be undertaken with utmost precautions and following the safety norms and best practices.
The existing projects for sponge iron manufacturing plant was accorded the NOC vide lr.no. Env (NOC)2005/747/CR.97/D.I, dated 28 th December 2005, for coal washery environmental clearance was accorded vide lr.no. J-11015/272/2007-IA.II (M) dated 9 th April 2008 and for waste Heat Recovery Based Captive Power Plant of 25 MW capacity environmental clearance was accorded vide lr.no. J-13012/123/07-IA-II dated 12 th October 2009. Consent to Operate was accorded by Maharashtra State Pollution Control Board vide lr. no. Format1.0/CAC/UAN No. MPCBCONSENT- 0000123174/CO/2203001536 validity of CTO is up to 31.12.2023.
The capital cost of the proposed project is Rs. 660 Crores
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