Communities living near the Tamnar-Gharghoda coal fields in the state of Chhattisgarh are plagued by significant environmental pollution and land disturbance from coal mining. The coal is transported to two nearby coal-fired power plants, which emit hazardous air pollutants and generate tons of toxic coal ash.
Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Assoc. v. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and others, Writ Petition No. 14941 of 2019 (20 January 2020)
Supreme Court of Bangladesh - High Court Division