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Article published in SANDRP regarding impact of Mirzapur Thermal Power Plant on water resources: My analysis

As you all might be aware by now from my facebook updates and also from the Vindhya Bachao portal, that the proposed 1320 MW thermal power plant near BHU South Campus is under huge protest by us. Its nearly one year, the Environment Clearance of the project is yet to be recommended by MoEF and the project has been deferred twice by Expert Appraisal Committee of Coal Mines and Thermal Power Project. A detailed report on environment and wildlife issues is already submitted to MoEF which is also available online through www.vindhyabachao.org/welspun , this article is specially written by me to highlight the issues related to water resources. I hope this will convince you why this project is dangerous and why BHU is against the project since the beginning. This article also present you a small glimpse to the most major environmental challenge the country is facing-from thermal power plants This article was originally published on 20th March, 2014 on blog of 'South Asia Network of