The Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station (CSTPS) has claimed that it has not released any oil into the Irai river and has accordingly given compliance report to the Maharashtra State Pollution Control Board (MPCB) regional office here.
MPCB had recently served notice to CSTPS stating that oil stains were found in the nullah flowing through CSTPS up to Irai river.
Chief engineer, CSTPS, Pankaj Sapate said that MPCB officials visited their plant and collected water samples from the nullah flowing through the premises up to Datala bridge on Irai river.
The MPCB has verified that there was no discharge of oil/effluents from the CSTPS to any water source and maintained that plant management has accordingly submitted compliance of visit report.
Disclaimer: This story has not been edited by Water Today staff and is generated from news feeds. Source: Times Of India.