APPENDIX I
(See Paragraph-6)
FORM 1
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(I) Basic Information
S.No.Item Details
Whether it is a violation case and application is being submitted under Notification No. S.O.804(E) dated 14.03.2017 ? No
1.
Name of the Project/s Proposed expansion of coal based thermal power plant
Brief summary of projectAnnexure-Brief summary of project
Proposal Number IA/TN/THE/24763/2014
Project Cost (in lacs) 180000
2.
S. No. in the schedule1(d) Thermal Power Plants
Project Sector Thermal Projects
3. Proposed capacity/area/length/tonnage to be handled/command area/lease area/number or wells to be drilled Proposed 2 x 180 MW; Proposed area - 20.25 ha ha.
4.
New/Expansion/ModernizationExpansion
Proposal NumberIA/TN/THE/24762/2007
MoEF file number(Previous EC)J-13012/168/2007-IA.II(T)
Uploaded EC letterAnnexure-Uploaded EC letter
5. Existing Capacity/Area etc. 63 ha.
6. Category of project i.e. 'A' or 'B' A
7.
Does it attract the general condition? If yes, please specify Yes
d) Inter-State boundaries and international boundaries
8.
Does it attract the specific condition? If yes, please specify No
9.
Location of the projectBillakuppam
Shape of the project landBlock (Polygon)
Uploaded GPS fileAnnexure-GPS file      
Uploaded copy of survey of India ToposheetAnnexure-Survey of india toposheet
Plot/Survey/Khasra No.777/5, 808/2A1, 810/3A, 7A, 7B, 826/2A1, 2A2, 2B4, 3A1, 3A2, 3B1, 827/1A2B, 828/1A3, 829/1A2, 2E, 2F, 830/3A1, 831/2A, 832/2D, 2E, 833/1, 2A1, 2A2, 2B, 2D2, 2E, 3, 4B, 4C, 4D, 4F, 834/1, 3A, 3C, 3E, 3F, 835/3A1, 3B, 4, 399/4, 805/1A1C, 1A1B, 1A1D, 1A1E, 1A1F, 1A1G, 807/1A2, 1A3, 1A4, 1A5, 1A6, 1A7, 808/1A1, 1A2, 1B, 2A2, 809/1, 2, 810/1, 2A, 2B1,2B2, 3B, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 812/1, 2E, 826/1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E, 1F, 1G, 1H, 1I, 2B3A, 3B2, 3D, 827/1A2A, 2A1, 2A3, 828/1A1, 1A4, 829/1A1A, 2C, 2D, 830/3A2, 831/2B, 832/2A, 2C, 833/4A, 4E, 5, 6, 834/2, 3B, 841/6
Town / VillageBillakuppam
State of the projectTamil Nadu
Details of State of the project
S.no State Name District Name Tehsil Name
NIL
10.
Nearest railway station along with distance in kms Gummidipoondi, 4.2 km
Nearest airport along with distance in kms Chennai, 46.6 km
11. Nearest Town/City/District Headquarters along with distance in kms Chennai , 41.7 km
12. Village Panchayats, Zila Parishad, Muncipal Corporation, Local body (Complete postal address with telephone nos. to be given)
13. Name of the Applicant S. Elangovan
14. Registered Address M/s. Cauvery Power Generation Chennai Pvt. Ltd. #5, Ranganathan Garden, Anna nagar, Chennai - 600
15.
Address for correspondance:
Name of the Company Cauvery Power Generation Chennai Pvt. Ltd.
Name of the Applicant S. Elangovan
Designation (Owner/ Partner/ CEO) Director
Pin code 600040
E-mail admin@kaveripower.com
Telephone No. 044-42172116
Fax No. 044-42172118
Copy of documents in support of the competence/authority of the person making this application to make application on behalf of the User Agency . NIL
16.
Details of Alternative Sites examined, if any. Location of these sites should be shown on a toposheet No
17. Whether part of Interlinked projects? No
18. Whether separate application of Interlinked project has been submitted? N/A
19.
If Yes, MoEF file numberN/A
Date of submissionN/A
20. If No, Reason N/A
21.
Whether the proposal involves Approval/ Clearance under: if yes, details of the same and their status to be given
(i) Whether the proposal involves approval/clearance under the Forest (Conservation) Act,1980?No
(ii) Whether the proposal involves approval/clearance under the wildlife (Protection) Act,1972?No
(iii) Whether the proposal involves approval/clearance under the C.R.Z notification, 2011?No
22.
Whether there is any Government Order/Policy relevant/relating to the site?No
23.
Whether any Forest Land Involved?
Area of Forest land Involved (hectares)N/A
24.
Whether there is any litigation pending against the project and/or land in which the project is proposed to be set up?No
(a) Name of the CourtN/A
(b) Name of the Sub courtN/A
(c) Case No.N/A
(d) Orders/directions of the court, if any and relevance with the proposed projectN/A
(II) Activity
1 Construction, operation or decommissioning of the Project involving actions, which will cause physical changes in the locality (topography, land use, changes in water bodies, etc.)
S.No Information/Checklist confirmation Yes/No Details there of (with approximate quantities/rates, wherever possible) with source of information data
1.1 Permanent or temporary change in land use, land cover or topography including increase in intensity of land use (with respect to local land use plan) No The existing land wherein plant is already under operation is Industrial. The adjacent land is also dry rainfed unclassified land. The land proposed for expansion is a vacant dry land.
1.2 Clearance of existing land, vegetation and buildings? No
1.3 Creation of new land uses? No
1.4 Pre-construction investigations e.g. bore houses, soil testing? Yes Refer Annexure - 3
1.5 Construction works? Yes Additional construction of shop floors etc will be predominantly of steel structure
1.6 Demolition works? No
1.7 Temporary sites used for construction works or housing of construction workers? No
1.8 Above ground buildings, structures or earthworks including linear structures, cut and fill or excavations and fill or excavations Yes Additional construction of shop floors etc
1.9 Underground works including mining or tunnelling? No
1.10 Reclamation works? No
1.11 Dredging? No
1.12 Offshore structures? No
1.13 Production and manufacturing processes? Yes Refer Annexure - 4
1.14 Facilities for storage of goods or materials? Yes Storage facilities are planned for Coal storage
1.15 Facilities for treatment or disposal of solid waste or liquid effluents? Yes Refer Annexure - 5
1.16 Facilities for long term housing of operational workers? No
1.17 New road, rail or sea traffic during construction or operation? No
1.18 New road, rail, air water borne or other transport infrastructure including new or altered routes and stations, ports, airports etc? No
1.19 Closure or diversion of existing transport routes or infrastructure leading to changes in traffic movements? No
1.20 New or diverted transmission lines or pipelines? Yes At present the existing 1 x 63 MW evacuation is from Gummidipoondi 230 KVA Sub Station, which is 5 kms from site and for the proposed 2 x 180 MW evacuation applied for Load flow Study to TNEB. A new transmission line will be erected
1.21 Impoundment, damming, culverting, realignment or other changes to the hydrology of watercourses or aquifers? No
1.22 Stream crossings? No
1.23 Abstraction or transfers of water from ground or surface waters? Yes Ground Water Clearance has also been obtained for drawl upto 95 KLD from PWD dated 30.01.2009
1.24 Changes in water bodies or the land surface affecting drainage or run-off? No
1.25 Transport of personnel or materials for construction, operation or decommissioning? Yes The existing transport facilities will be made use of
1.26 Long-term dismantling or decommissioning or restoration works? No
1.27 Ongoing activity during decommissioning which could have an impact on the environment? No
1.28 Influx of people to an area in either temporarily or permanently? Yes There are 50 workers in existing operation. An additional 100 Nos. will be required for proposed expansion
1.29 Introduction of alien species? No
1.30 Loss of native species or genetic diversity? No
1.31 Any other actions? No
2 Use of Natural resources for construction or operation of the Project (such as land, water, materials or energy, especially any resources which are non-renewable or in short supply):
S.No Information/Checklist confirmation Yes/No Details thereof (with approximate quantities/rates, wherever possible) with source of information data
2.1 Land especially undeveloped or agricultural land (ha) No Storage facilities are planned for Coal
2.2 Water (expected source & competing users) unit: KLD Yes • A Rain Water Reservoir proposed to be constructed for harvesting rainwater through storm water drains. • However, Ground Water Clearance has also been obtained for drawl upto 95 KLD
2.3 Minerals (MT) Yes Coal consumption Existing: 905 TPD After expansion: 6035 TPD
2.4 Construction material – stone, aggregates, sand / soil (expected source – MT) Yes Predominantly Steel Structures
2.5 Forests and timber (source – MT) No
2.6 Energy including electricity and fuels (source, competing users) Unit: fuel (MT),energy (MW) Yes Auxiliary Power Requirement of the Plant will be met from its own generation
2.7 Any other natural resources (use appropriate standard units) No
3 Use, storage, transport, handling or production of substances or materials, which could be harmful to human health or the environment or raise concerns about actual or perceived risks to human health
S.No Information/Checklist confirmation Yes/No Details thereof (with approximate quantities/rates, wherever possible) with source of information data
3.1 Use of substances or materials, which are hazardous (as per MSIHC rules) to human health or the environment (flora, fauna, and water supplies No
3.2 Changes in occurrence of disease or affect disease vectors (e.g. insect or water borne diseases) No
3.3 Affect the welfare of people e.g. by changing living conditions? No
3.4 Vulnerable groups of people who could be affected by the project e.g. hospital patients, children, the elderly etc. No
3.5 Any other causes No
4 Production of solid wastes during construction or operation or decommissioning (MT/month)
S.No Information/Checklist confirmation Yes/No Details thereof (with approximate quantities/rates, wherever possible) with source of information data
4.1 Spoil, overburden or mine wastes No
4.2 Municipal waste (domestic and or commercial wastes) Yes Domestic Waste - 0.2 TPA This will be given to local panchayat for further disposal.
4.3 Hazardous wastes (as per Hazardous Waste Management Rules) Yes Oil Bearing Cotton Waste – 0.3 TPA
4.4 Other industrial process wastes Yes The solid waste will be in the form of Fly Ash & Bottom Ash Refer Annexure 5
4.5 Surplus product No
4.6 Sewage sludge or other sludge from effluent treatment Yes Dried Sewage Sludge from Filter Press of STP – 0.2 T/M
4.7 Construction or demolition wastes No
4.8 Redundant machinery or equipment No
4.9 Contaminated soils or other materials No
4.10 Agricultural wastes No
4.11 Other solid wastes No
5 Release of pollutants or any hazardous, toxic or noxious substances to air(Kg/hr)
S.No Information/Checklist confirmation Yes/No Details thereof (with approximate quantities/rates, wherever possible) with source of information data
5.1 Emissions from combustion of fossil fuels from stationary or mobile sources Yes Refer Annexure - 6
5.2 Emissions from production processes Yes Refer Annexure - 6
5.3 Emissions from materials handling including storage or transport Yes Coal handling area
5.4 Emissions from construction activities including plant and equipment Yes Emission from diesel operated pumps, concrete mixers, vibrators and excavators. However these equipments will be maintained properly to ensure minimum emissions, more-over construction activity will be for a short duration of period
5.5 Dust or odours from handling of materials including construction materials, sewage and waste Yes This is a coal based power plant and hence will not have any odour nuisance, however dust suppression by way of sprinklers etc.,
5.6 Emissions from incineration of waste No
5.7 Emissions from burning of waste in open air (e.g. slash materials, construction debris) No
5.8 Emissions from any other sources No
6 Generation of Noise and Vibration, and Emissions of Light and Heat:
S.No Information/Checklist confirmation Yes/No Details thereof (with approximate quantities/rates, wherever possible) with source of information data
6.1 From operation of equipment e.g. engines, ventilation plant, crushers Yes The main sources of noise in the Thermal Power Plant are noise generated by the Turbine[93 dB(A)], Fans [85 dB(A)], Pumps [90 dB(A)], Generators[70 dB(A)] etc and loading/ unloading activities of different power plant processes for producing power and all the noise generated will be within the stipulations of the OSHA standards.
6.2 From industrial or similar processes Yes The main sources of noise in the Thermal Power Plant are noise generated by the Turbine[93 dB(A)], Fans [85 dB(A)], Pumps [90 dB(A)], Generators[70 dB(A)] etc and loading/ unloading activities of different power plant processes for producing power and all the noise generated will be within the stipulations of the OSHA standards.
6.3 From construction or demolition Yes During construction, operation of construction equipments will result in intermittent noise
6.4 From blasting or piling No
6.5 From construction or operational traffic Yes Noise due to movement of trucks carrying raw materials/products
6.6 From lighting or cooling systems No
6.7 From any other sources No
7 Risks of contamination of land or water from releases of pollutants into the ground or into sewers, surface waters, groundwater, coastal waters or the sea:
S.No Information/Checklist confirmation Yes/No Details thereof (with approximate quantities/rates, wherever possible) with source of information data
7.1 From handling, storage, use or spillage of hazardous materials No
7.2 From discharge of sewage or other effluents to water or the land (expected mode and place of discharge) Yes Refer Annexure 5 & 6
7.3 By deposition of pollutants emitted to air into the land or into water Yes Main fuel is Coal. The source of emission is burning of fuel. These operations are provided with adequate height of stacks, ESP with 99.99% efficiency, Optimum air fuel ratio to limit excess air for control of NOx emission, Low sulphur and low ash content fuel, greenbelt development etc. These measures to have least impact on the ambient environment
7.4 From any other sources No
7.5 Is there a risk of long term build up of pollutants in the environment from these sources? No
8 Risk of accidents during construction or operation of the Project, which could affect human health or the environment
S.No Information/Checklist confirmation Yes/No Details thereof (with approximate quantities/rates, wherever possible) with source of information data
8.1 From explosions, spillages, fires etc from storage, handling, use or production of hazardous substances Yes HSD/FO used for start-up, which will be subject to requirements as per Indian Explosive Act, HAZOP Studies & Risk Assessment
8.2 From any other causes Yes Refer Annexure 7
8.3 Could the project be affected by natural disasters causing environmental damage (e.g. floods, earthquakes, landslides, cloudburst etc)? Yes Site falls under ZoneIII
9 Factors which should be considered (such as consequential development) which could lead to environmental effects or the potential for cumulative impacts with other existing or planned activities in the locality
S.No Information/Checklist confirmation Yes/No Details thereof (with approximate quantities/rates, wherever possible) with source of information data
9.1 Lead to development of supporting utilities, ancillary development or development stimulated   by the project which could have impact on the environment e.g.:
  • Supporting infrastructure (roads, power supply,waste or waste water treatment, etc.)
  • housing development
  • extractive industries
  • supply industries
  • Other
Yes This is an existing operation, and area is already well developed with supporting infrastructures, services etc. • Increase in local commerce. • Increase in Ancillary Services. • Increased requirement for housing etc.
9.2 Lead to after-use of the site, which could have an impact on the environment No
9.3 Set a precedent for later developments Yes Use of finfan coolers for Auxiliary Cooling System. 100% utilization of Fly ash.
9.4 Have cumulative effects due to proximity to other existing or planned projects with similar effects Yes Similar industries in the nearby viscinity
(III) Environmental Sensitivity
S.No Areas Name/Identity Aerial distance (within 15km.) Proposed project location boundary
1 Areas protected under international conventions, national or local legislation for  their ecological, landscape, cultural or other related value
No
2 Areas which are important or sensitive for ecological reasons - Wetlands, watercourses or other water bodies, coastal zone, biospheres, mountains, forests Yes Puliyur forest - 2.15 km, SW Periyapuliyur forest - 8.14 km, SW Thervoy R.F. - 5.68 km, WSW Siruvada forest - 9.17 km, West Palem forest - 16 km, West Poovalambedu pond - 3.12Km, West Pulikat lake - 13 km, NNE Pallavada lake - 8.48km, West
3 Areas used by protected, important or sensitive species of flora or fauna for breeding, nesting, foraging, resting, over wintering, migration No
4 Inland, coastal, marine or underground waters Yes Arani river - 5.0 km Poovalambedu pond - 3.12Km, West Pulikat lake - 13 km, NNE Pallavada lake - 8.48km, West
5 State, National boundaries No Tamil Nadu - Andhrapradesh state boundary 6.0 km, North
6 Routes or facilities used by the public for access to recreation or other tourist, pilgrim areas No
7 Defence installations No
8 Densely populated or built-up area Yes Chennai - 41.7 km, SE
9 Areas occupied by sensitive man-made land uses (hospitals, schools, places of worship, community facilities) No
10 Areas containing important, high quality or scarce resources.(ground water resources,surface resources,forestry,agriculture,fisheries,tourism,minerals) No
11 Areas already subjected to pollution or environmental damage.(those where existing legal environmental standards are exceeded) No
12 Areas susceptible to natural hazard which could cause the project to present environmental problems (earthquakes, subsidence, landslides, erosion, flooding or extreme or adverse climatic conditions) similar effects No
(IV) Proposed Terms of Reference for EIA studies
1 Uploaded Proposed TOR File Annexure-TOR file
2 Uploaded scanned copy of covering letter Annexure-scanned copy of covering letter
3 Uploaded Pre-Feasibility report(PFR) Annexure-PFR
4 Uploaded additional attachments(only single pdf file) Annexure-Additional attachments
(V) Undertaking
I hereby give undertaking that the data and information given in the application and enclosures are true to be best of my knowledge and belief and I am aware that if any part of the data and information found to be false or misleading at any stage, the project will be rejected and clearance given, if any to the project will be revoked at our risk and cost.
V.(i)
Name of ApplicantS. Elangovan
DesignationDirector
Name of Company (Applicant Name should not be given here)Cauvery Power Generation Chennai Pvt. Ltd.
AddressM/s. Cauvery Power Generation Chennai Pvt. Ltd. #5, Ranganathan Garden, Anna nagar, Chennai - 600
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