APPENDIX I
(See Paragraph-6)
FORM 1
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(I) Basic Information
S.No.Item Details
Is your project Comes under Notified Industrial Area NA
Whether it is a violation case and application is being submitted under Notification No. S.O.804(E) dated 14.03.2017 ? Yes
Type of Violation Started the work onsite without prior EC under EIA notification,2006.
Details of Violation Production without obtaining Environmental Clearance from MoEF&CC, Govt. of India
1.
Name of the Project/s Kurmitar iron ore mining project
Brief summary of projectAnnexure-Brief summary of project
Proposal Number ia/or/min/74053/2018
Project Cost 14346.4 lacs
2.
S. No. in the schedule1(a) Mining of minerals
Project Sector Non-Coal Mining
3. Proposed capacity/area/length/tonnage to be handled/command area/lease area/number or wells to be drilled 6.0 MTPA ROM/ 651 ha (ML area) ha. ha.
4.
New/Expansion/ModernizationExpansion
Proposal NumberIA/OR/MIN/11049/2007
MoEFCC file number(Previous EC)No.J-11015/1080/2007-IA.II(M)
Uploaded EC letterAnnexure-Uploaded EC letter
5. Existing Capacity/Area etc. 2.4 ha.
6. Category of project i.e. 'A' or 'B' A
7.
Does it attract the general condition? If yes, please specify No
8.
Does it attract the specific condition? If yes, please specify No
9.
Location of the projectVill:-Tilkuda, Uskuda, Sareikala & Kurmitar Reserve forest, Bonai sub-division, Sundergarh, Odisha
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.Village – Uskuda Khata no. 49 (AAA): Plot no. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 Village – Sareikela Khata no. 36 (AAA): Plot no. 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92 Village – Tilkuda Khata no. 23 (AAA): Plot no. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 55
Town / VillageVill:-Tilkuda, Uskuda, Sareikala & Kurmitar Reserve forest
State of the projectOrissa
Details of State of the project
S.no State Name District Name Tehsil Name
(1.)OrissaSundargarhBanei
10.
Nearest railway station along with distance in kms Barsuan, 13 km
Nearest airport along with distance in kms Bhubaneswar, 500 km
11. Nearest Town/City/District Headquarters along with distance in kms Barsuan town (13 km) City / District Hq. : Sundergarh (80 km) , 13 km
12. Village Panchayats, Zila Parishad, Muncipal Corporation, Local body (Complete postal address with telephone nos. to be given) Vill:-Tilkuda, Uskuda, Sareikala & Kurmitar Reserve forest, Bonai sub-division, Sundergarh, Odisha Name of the Company: ODISHA MINING CORPORATION LIMITED Name of the Applicant: Smt. Nirupama Das Designation (Owner/ Partner/ CEO): ADDL. GENERAL MA
13. Name of the Applicant Suman Krishna
14. Registered Address Odisha Mining Corporation Limited OMC House, Post Box No.: 34, Bhubaneswar
15.
Address for correspondance:
Name of the Company ODISHA MINING CORPORATION LIMITED
Name of the Applicant Suman Krishna
Designation (Owner/ Partner/ CEO) GENERAL MANAGER (GEO)
Pin code 751001
E-mail envcl.omc@gmail.com
Telephone No. 674-2377458
Fax No. 674-06742377458
Copy of documents in support of the competence/authority of the person making this application to make application on behalf of the User Agency . Annexure-Uploaded Copy of documents in support of the competence/authority
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?Yes
StatusFinal(Stage-II) Approval Obtained
MoEF file number8-113/2000-FC VOL-I
Date of In-Principle31/12/1899
Date of final approval31/12/1899
Area diverted-1 ha.
Uploaded Clearance LetterAnnexure-Uploaded clearance letter
(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?Yes
Area of Forest land Involved (hectares)651.00 ha.
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) Yes Till now, an area of only 80.280 ha land has been utilized/degraded due to old quarry / dump / trench and road. At conceptual stage, about 651 ha area will be utilized for mining and allied activities. Quarry floor, backfilled surface and external dumps will be biologically reclaimed. SOURCE: PFR
1.2 Clearance of existing land, vegetation and buildings? Yes As per Column 1.1 above, only the existing quarry and dump area will increase. SOURCE: PFR
1.3 Creation of new land uses? Yes As per Column 1.1 above, only the existing quarry and dump area will increase. SOURCE: PFR
1.4 Pre-construction investigations e.g. bore houses, soil testing? No Not required SOURCE: PFR
1.5 Construction works? Yes Most of the infrastructure / service buildings (workshop, stores, railway siding, township & amenities are already in place). However, the project envisages construction of another line 800 tph crushing and screening unit along with installation of mechanized evacuation system of two line conveyor for fines having 1000 tph capacity each line. SOURCE: PFR
1.6 Demolition works? No Not required SOURCE: PFR
1.7 Temporary sites used for construction works or housing of construction workers? No Not required SOURCE: PFR
1.8 Above ground buildings, structures or earthworks including linear structures, cut and fill or excavations and fill or excavations Yes Till conceptual stage an area of 651 ha will be utilized under (Mining Area , OB/Waste dumping , Subgrade Dumping, Mineral Storage, Feeding area & LDBC, Roads, Safety zones etc. SOURCE: PFR
1.9 Underground works including mining or tunnelling? No Not Applicable since it is an opencast mine. SOURCE: PFR
1.10 Reclamation works? Yes From year 2020, all generated OB shall be partly used for dumping in existing dump and partly backfilling in exhausted quarry areas. The backfill areas will be biologically reclaimed. SOURCE: PFR
1.11 Dredging? No None SOURCE: PFR
1.12 Offshore structures? No None SOURCE: PFR
1.13 Production and manufacturing processes? Yes 1. Conventional shovel dumper combination of opencast mining will be deployed. ROM iron ore will be crushed and screened in stationary crushing and screening unit. 2. The iron ore recovered from Kurmitar mine is/ shall be stocked to the respective stockyard for fines and CLO. 3. Presently, CLO is stored in stockyard from where it is sold to prospective customers. The ghat road is used for transportation of iron ore. 4. After 2015, a new mechanical evacuation system is envisaged.
1.14 Facilities for storage of goods or materials? Yes 1. Iron ore CLO and fines both will be stacked in the open in the respective stockyard within ML area. 2. Fuel, explosives and other consumable will be stored at OMCL’s storage facilities and explosives magazine located in Kurmitar Lease. SOURCE: PFR
1.15 Facilities for treatment or disposal of solid waste or liquid effluents? Yes 1. Only solid wastes in the form of overburden will be generated. The OB shall be disposed off as external dump in its respective planned location. 2. Storm water drains / Garland drains and Check dams will be constructed to control surface run-off. SOURCE: PFR
1.16 Facilities for long term housing of operational workers? Yes Majority of the workers will be local persons. The officers, supervisors and rest of the workers will be housed in OMCL’s township outside the ML area spread over an area of (11.912 ha) at Khandadhar village. SOURCE: PFR
1.17 New road, rail or sea traffic during construction or operation? No Not required. SOURCE: PFR
1.18 New road, rail, air water borne or other transport infrastructure including new or altered routes and stations, ports, airports etc? No Not required. Most of the facilities are already existing. SOURCE: PFR
1.19 Closure or diversion of existing transport routes or infrastructure leading to changes in traffic movements? No None SOURCE: PFR
1.20 New or diverted transmission lines or pipelines? No None SOURCE: PFR
1.21 Impoundment, damming, culverting, realignment or other changes to the hydrology of watercourses or aquifers? No None SOURCE: PFR
1.22 Stream crossings? No The leasehold area does not have any perennial stream or nala flowing within it. Though seasonal streams exists up the hill flowing downward. SOURCE: PFR
1.23 Abstraction or transfers of water from ground or surface waters? Yes Ground water will be drawn from bore well @ 25m3/day and Surface water will be drawn @ 141m3/day and Recycled water will be drawn @ 32 m3/day treated using existing facilities before being distributed. SOURCE: PFR
1.24 Changes in water bodies or the land surface affecting drainage or run-off? No Due to expansion of quarry areas , disruption of some of the seasonal drainage channel may occur. However overall drainage pattern will be maintained. SOURCE: PFR
1.25 Transport of personnel or materials for construction, operation or decommissioning? Yes 1. For transport of personnel, the public and private communication system will be used. 2. Transport of materials will be by road. Tippers/dumpers of adequate capacity are/ shall be used for the purpose. 3. New conveyor belt evacuation system has been planned for transportation of fines.
1.26 Long-term dismantling or decommissioning or restoration works? Yes On exhaustion of mineral reserves, the mine will be closed down as per the Approved Mine Closure Plan. Houses and buildings will be handed over to local authorities / State Govt. Massive plantation will be carried out on backfilled areas, quarry benches and floors.
1.27 Ongoing activity during decommissioning which could have an impact on the environment? Yes Green belt and plantations will increase green cover.
1.28 Influx of people to an area in either temporarily or permanently? Yes The mine shall employ 412 persons. All the unskilled workers, most of the semi-skilled workers and a significant number of skilled workers will be local villagers or from nearby towns.
1.29 Introduction of alien species? No None
1.30 Loss of native species or genetic diversity? No None
1.31 Any other actions? No None
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) Yes The mining lease area is entirely within reserve forest and protected reserve forest. Source: PFR
2.2 Water (expected source & competing users) unit: KLD Yes Ground water will be drawn from bore well @ 25m3/day, Surface water will be drawn @141m3/day and recycled water 32 m3/day treated using existing facilities before being distributed. Competing users of the source are nearby iron / manganese mine operators, downstream villagers for irrigation/ domestic use. Source: PFR
2.3 Minerals (MT) No None Source: PFR
2.4 Construction material – stone, aggregates, sand / soil (expected source – MT) Yes Mine office, first aid centre, Rest shelters, Workshop, stores, township & amenities are already located within the area. One stationary crusher shall be relocated & another line of stationary crushing and screening unit along with conveyor system for iron ore fines shall be constructed.
2.5 Forests and timber (source – MT) Yes The mining lease area is entirely within reserve forest and protected reserve forest. Out of 651 ha ML area, stage II FC has been obtained for an area of 133.112 ha. Stage - I FC for diversion of balance forest area over 517.888 ha forest land within the ML has been granted by MoEF&CC, Govt. of India. Source: OMC
2.6 Energy including electricity and fuels (source, competing users) Unit: fuel (MT),energy (MW) Yes The fuel consumption in the mine operating at full capacity is estimated to be 5267 kl/yr. Explosives consumption is expected to be 1108758 Kg/yr (powder factor of 5.06 t of ore per kg of explosives). 5 MW of electricity for the project will be required. Source: PFR
2.7 Any other natural resources (use appropriate standard units) No None
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 Yes Explosives: 1108.758 tonnes/ year (powder factor of 5.06t of ore/ kg) Fuel: HSD – 5267 kl/yr Source: PFR
3.2 Changes in occurrence of disease or affect disease vectors (e.g. insect or water borne diseases) No None Source: PFR
3.3 Affect the welfare of people e.g. by changing living conditions? Yes The project will generate direct employment (additional 412 nos.) as well as indirect employment. The income thus generated will improve the beneficiaries` living conditions. Source: PFR
3.4 Vulnerable groups of people who could be affected by the project e.g. hospital patients, children, the elderly etc. No None Source: Project Proponent
3.5 Any other causes No None
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 Yes Only solid wastes in the form of overburden will be generated (32.10 Mm3 upto conceptual period). During next 5 years, overburden will be dumped externally within the lease. From 6th year onwards overburden will be used partly for backfilling and partly for external dumping. Accumulated wastes will be re-handled and used for backfilling and repair of roads. Source: PFR
4.2 Municipal waste (domestic and or commercial wastes) Yes In township area (outside the ML) Source: PFR
4.3 Hazardous wastes (as per Hazardous Waste Management Rules) No Nil
4.4 Other industrial process wastes No None Source: PFR
4.5 Surplus product No None Source: PFR
4.6 Sewage sludge or other sludge from effluent treatment No None Source: PFR
4.7 Construction or demolition wastes No None Source: PFR
4.8 Redundant machinery or equipment Yes As per replacement schedule for the machinery or equipment, which has covered, its economic life will be replaced with new equipment and old equipment will be disposed of as scrap through auction. Source: Project Proponent
4.9 Contaminated soils or other materials No None Source: Project Proponent
4.10 Agricultural wastes No None
4.11 Other solid wastes No None
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 Emissions from the diesel powered HEMMs will contain NOx, PM, CO, SO2. Source: PFR
5.2 Emissions from production processes Yes Fugitive Dust from Mining Operation and Haul Roads. Source: PFR
5.3 Emissions from materials handling including storage or transport Yes Fugitive Dust Source: PFR
5.4 Emissions from construction activities including plant and equipment Yes Fugitive Dust Source: PFR
5.5 Dust or odours from handling of materials including construction materials, sewage and waste Yes Fugitive Dust Source: PFR
5.6 Emissions from incineration of waste No Not applicable Source: Project proponent
5.7 Emissions from burning of waste in open air (e.g. slash materials, construction debris) No None Source: Project proponent
5.8 Emissions from any other sources No None
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 From dumpers, drills, shovels, dozers, crushers. Noise levels will be less than 85 dB(A) Source: PFR & Project Proponent
6.2 From industrial or similar processes Yes From Crushing & Screening
6.3 From construction or demolition No None
6.4 From blasting or piling Yes From blasting as part of mining. Transient noise due to blasting – 120 dB(A) max. once only in 24 hours. Ground vibrations will be limited by limiting the explosive charge.
6.5 From construction or operational traffic Yes From HEMMs. Noise levels will be less than 85 dB(A)
6.6 From lighting or cooling systems Yes From lighting systems.
6.7 From any other sources No None
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 Handling and storage of fuels will be strictly followed as per MSIHC Rules, 1989 and amendments there of. Explosives are stored and handled as per MMR-1961 and Indian Explosive Act, 1884 Source: Project Proponent
7.2 From discharge of sewage or other effluents to water or the land (expected mode and place of discharge) No No effluent/ water will be discharged out of the mining lease area. Maximum water re-circulation will be worked out and will be utilized to meet industrial water demand. Source: PFR & Project Proponent
7.3 By deposition of pollutants emitted to air into the land or into water No All emissions to air, water and land will be strictly as per the prescribed limits. Thus no risk of contamination in this regard. Source: PFR & Project Proponent
7.4 From any other sources No None
7.5 Is there a risk of long term build up of pollutants in the environment from these sources? No NO Source: PFR & Project Proponent
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 All preventive as well incidental measures are being followed as per Mines Rules and Regulations. OMC shall strictly observe Personnel & Safety Rules and Fire Safety Rules. Source: PFR & Project Proponent
8.2 From any other causes No None
8.3 Could the project be affected by natural disasters causing environmental damage (e.g. floods, earthquakes, landslides, cloudburst etc)? No The project area doesn't fall in a Flood Prone, Earthquake prone or landslide prone zone. No such natural disaster is envisaged in the area. Source: PFR & Project Proponent
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
No Considerable secondary development has already taken place due to presence of several operating mines in the vicinity. Source: Project Proponent.
9.2 Lead to after-use of the site, which could have an impact on the environment Yes Green Belt and plantation development in the mine lease area will restore some of the vegetation cover. Some of the infrastructure will be utilized by local populace after cessation of mining activities.
9.3 Set a precedent for later developments Yes After cessation of mining, the area will have a better vegetative cover in the form of green belts, progressive afforestation carried out over mined voids/ dumps/backfilled surfaces and vacant areas etc. Source: PFR
9.4 Have cumulative effects due to proximity to other existing or planned projects with similar effects Yes Source: PFR
(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
Yes The mining lease is within Uliburu Reserve Forest. Other RFs/ PFs present in the near buffer zone are: 1.Khandadhar RF 2.Torha RF 3.Khajuradih RF Source: Toposheet 73 G/1 & G/2.
2 Areas which are important or sensitive for ecological reasons - Wetlands, watercourses or other water bodies, coastal zone, biospheres, mountains, forests Yes As above Source: Toposheet no. 73 G/1 & G/2.
3 Areas used by protected, important or sensitive species of flora or fauna for breeding, nesting, foraging, resting, over wintering, migration No None Source: Toposheet
4 Inland, coastal, marine or underground waters Yes Khandadhar Nala – 0.3 km Paichkundi Nala – 0.3 km Marda Nala – 0.5 km Burhghur Nala – 1.8 km Korapani Nadi – 3 km Totunda Nadi – 4 km Source: Toposheet
5 State, National boundaries Yes None Source: Toposheet
6 Routes or facilities used by the public for access to recreation or other tourist, pilgrim areas No None Source: Toposheet
7 Defence installations No None Source: Toposheet
8 Densely populated or built-up area No No densely populated/ built-up area is present within 15 km radius area of the ML. Source: Toposheet
9 Areas occupied by sensitive man-made land uses (hospitals, schools, places of worship, community facilities) Yes School/ Primary Health Centers, small community centers built by various mine operators located in nearby villages, towns and mine townships. Source: Project proponent &Toposheet
10 Areas containing important, high quality or scarce resources.(ground water resources,surface resources,forestry,agriculture,fisheries,tourism,minerals) Yes The Mine is located in Barsuan block & Bonai sub-division of Sundergarh district of Odisha. Khandadhar waterfall is about 5 km west of the ML area. Source: Toposheet
11 Areas already subjected to pollution or environmental damage.(those where existing legal environmental standards are exceeded) No None Source: project Proponent
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 None
(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
5Uploaded Approval of mining PlanAnnexure-Uploaded Approval of mining plan
      Essential Detail Sought : NIL
      Additional Detail Sought : NIL
(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 ApplicantSuman Krishna
DesignationGENERAL MANAGER (GEO)
Name of Company (Applicant Name should not be given here)ODISHA MINING CORPORATION LIMITED
AddressOdisha Mining Corporation Limited OMC House, Post Box No.: 34, Bhubaneswar
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