Environment impact assessment report of expansion of integrated steel plant, Raigarh District, Chhattisgarh
Nalwa Steel & Power Limited (NSPL) is operating a steel plant at village Taraimal, tehsil Gharghoda, District Raigarh, Chhattisgarh. The expansion proposal of Nalwa Steel & Power Limited includes iron and steel making, steel rolling sinter plant, coke oven, oxygen plant and producer gas plant Waste heat and char will be used for power generation. The activity falls under Category A Serial 3 (a) of EIA Notification 2006. The Terms of Reference for the EIA study was approved by the Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India (MOEF) in its 19th meeting held on 22-23 February 2011. The TOR letter was issued vide letter No.J.11011/1108/ 2007/ IIA-(I) dated 13th April 2011 and extension of validity of TOR vide letter dated 12th November 2013. The draft EIA report has been prepared for public hearing as per the TOR.