How Koradi & Khaperkheda Thermal Power Station are Impacting the Environment
Koradi and Khaparkheda thermal power plants are both discharging effluents directly into coal streams and rivers including the Kolar and Kanhan rivers, and this includes fly ash mixed effluents. Leakages, direct discharge, and leaching of water from ash ponds are further contaminating water bodies including groundwater.
FARMER FROM VILLAGE NEW KHASALA SHOWING SKIN AILMENT
FLY ASH DEPOSITION ON COTTON CROP OF A LOCAL FARMER
We found several water samples with toxic elements like mercury, arsenic, lithium, etc. exceeding the safe limits by 10-15 times.
Mercury is among the most toxic substances known to mankind. Arsenic is associated with cancers of the liver and bladder.
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