Kutch, Gujarat: Communities affected by the Tata Mundra (Coastal Gujarat Power Ltd) coal power plant in Kutch rejected the action plan developed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), calling it “non-serious, lacks genuineness, commitment or imagination.”
· noncompliance with ADB operational policies and procedures for thermal and chemical pollution of wastewater discharged through its outfall channel leading to harm people fishing on foot.
· noncompliance with air pollution standards, and unless continued violations of prescribed air standards were not checked or brought into compliance, further harm would result.
· noncompliance with ADB operational procedures and resulting harm by not surveying and compensating people impacted by longer access routes to their traditional fishing grounds as plant premises now stood enclosed.
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