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Fly Ash

When coal is burnt (e.g. in coal fed power plants), two types of ash is produced. One that falls in the bottom of the boiler is called bottom ash. Another is made of fine particles that are driven out along with the flue gases. These fine particles are captured using the electrostatic precipitators or some ..

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Fly Ash Management and Utilisation Mission

National Green Tribunal (NGT) recently directed to constitute a ‘Fly Ash Management and Utilisation Mission’ Highlights NGT passed this order by taking note of ‘unscientific handling and storage’ of fly ash by coal thermal power stations. For instance, it took note of draining of industrial effluents and fly ash in the Rihand Reservoir. Fly Ash Management and Utilisation Mission ..

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Ash Barges are increasing Concerns of Ecology of Sundarbans

The Fisheries organization and environmental experts flag serious threats to the ecology of Indian Sundarbans as the fly ash filled barges are sinking and capsizing in Hooghly river. Highlights In April 2020, two fly ash filled barges sank within a range of 30 kilometres of Hooghly river. Around 100 Bangladeshi barges each weighing 600 tonnes ..

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ASH TRACK APP

Union Ministry of Power and New & Renewable Energy launched ASH TRACK Mobile App for better management of fly ash produced by thermal power plants. It provides a platform better management of the ash produced by thermal power plants by providing an interface between fly ash producers (Thermal Power Plants) and potential ash users such as – road ..

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Government launches ASH TRACK mobile app for Fly Ash management

Ministry of Power has launched Web based monitoring System and Fly Ash mobile application named ASH TRACK. It was launched by Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy R.K Singh in New Delhi. These platforms will enable better management of fly ash produced by thermal power plants by providing interface between ..

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RK Singh launches ASH TRACK Mobile App to monitor fly ash from thermal plants

R.K Singh, the Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, has launched a web-based monitoring System and a Fly Ash mobile application “ASH TRACK” in New Delhi on February 8, 2018. These platforms will enable better management of the ash produced by thermal power plants by providing an interface between ..

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