QUESTIONNAIRE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL APPRAISAL

(THERMAL POWER SECTOR PROJECTS)

Note 1 : All information given in the form of annexures should be part of this file itself. Annexures as separate files will not be accepted.

Note2 : Please enter x in appropriate box where answer is Yes/No

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 


I. General Information

A.     Name of the Project

 

1.                Existing project/proposed project/

expansion project/modernization project :

 

2.                If Existing/expansion/

modernization project, whether

environmental clearance

has been obtained :

 

B.    

 

 
Generation Capacity (MW)

 

C.     Location

 

Village

 

Tehsil

District

State

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D.     Geographical Information

 

 
 


1. Latitude

 

 
 


 

 

 

 
2. Longitude

 

3. Elevation above Mean

Sea Level (metres)

 

4. Total Area envisaged for setting up

 

 
of project (in ha.)

 

5.      Nature of terrain (hilly, valley,

 

 
plains, Coastal plains etc.)

 

6. Nature of Soil (sandy, clayey, silty

loam etc. with permeability in cm/sec)

                    

 

 
7. Permeability (cm/sec)

E. Alternate sites considered

1. ___________________________________________________

2. ___________________________________________________

3. ___________________________________________________

4. ____________________________________________________

F. Reasons for selecting the proposed site on comparative evaluation on environmental consideration.

 

II. Current land usage of the proposed project site Area (in hectares) .

A.    

 

 
Notified Industrial Area/Estate

B.     Agricultural

 

 
1. Irrigated

 

 
2. Unirrigated

C.    

 

 
Homestead

D.    

 

 
Text Box:     E.    	    Grazing

Forest

 

 

 

 
 


F.     

 

 
Fallow

G.     Mangroves

H.    

 

 
Marshes

I.       

 

 
Others (Please specify)

 

 
Total

 

 

III. Is the proposed site located in a low-lying area ?

 

 

 

 
Yes No

 

If yes,

A. Level before filling (above MSL, in. metres) _____________________

 

B. Level after filling (above MSL in metres) _______________________

 

Quantity of Fill Material required (in cum.)

Source

 

 

 

 

C. Does the project involve land preparation/reclamation ?

 

 

 

 
Yes No

If yes provide details

 

IV.             

 

 
Please indicate area earmarked for each of the following (in ha.)

A.                   

 

 
Plant Facilities

B.                    Ash Disposal

C.                   

 

 
Storage (Fuel)

D.                   

 

 
Storage (Water)

 

 
 


E.                    

 

 
Storage (Hazardous Waste)

F.                     Storage (Hazardous Chemicals)

G.                   

 

 
Storage (Others)

H.                   

 

 
Approach Road(s)

I.                      

 

 
Township

J.                      Green Belt

 

 

 

 

 

 
K. Others (Please specify)

 

Total

 

V. Proximity to sea/water bodies :

 

 

 

Sea

Other Water bodies like River/creek/lake etc.

(Please specify)

Distance of site* boundary (in m)

 

 

Distance of plant facilities (in m)

 

 

* From highest flood line/high tide line

VI. Whether any of the following exist within 7 km. of the periphery of the project site. If so, please indicate aerial distance and the name of the eco-system as given under the Table.

S.No

 

Name

Area falling within 7 km periphery of project (ha.)

Aerial Distance (in km.)

1

National Park/Wildlife Sanctuary

 

 

 

2

Tiger Reserve/Elephant Reserve/Turtle Nesting ground

 

 

 

3

Core Zone of Biosphere Reserve

 

 

 

4

Habitat for migratory birds

 

 

 

5

Lakes/Reservoir/Dams

 

 

 

6

Stream/Rivers

 

 

 

7

Estuary/Sea

 

 

 

8

Mangroves

 

 

 

9

Mountains/Hills

 

 

 

10

Notified Archaeological sites

 

 

 

11

Any other Archaeological sites

 

 

 

12

Industries/Thermal Power Plants

 

 

 

13

Defence Installation

 

 

 

14

Airports

 

 

 

If located within limits of municipal bodies, please confirm.

From National/ State Highways and railway lines, distance of 0.5 km should be maintained.

If located in the landing funnel of the airport, clearance from Airports Authority of India should be obtained.

VII. Description of the flora/vegetation within 7 km under following headings.

A.                 Agricultural crops : _________________________________________________

B.                 Commercial crops : ________________________________________________

C.                 Plantation : _________________________________________________

D.                 Natural Vegetation/Forest Type : ______________________________________

E.                  Grass Lands : ______________________________________________________

F.                  Endangered species : ________________________________________________

G.                 Endemic species : _______________________________________________

H.                 Others (Please Specify) : _________________________________________

VIII. Description of fauna (non-domesticated) within 7 km under the following headings

A.     Total listing of faunal elements

B.  Endemic fauna species

C.                 Endangered species

D. Migratory species

E. Route of migratory species of birds and mammals

F. Details of aquatic fauna (if applicable)

IX. Meteorological Parameters

A. Seasonal Monitoring Data (continuous monitoring for one full season except monsoon should be carried out)

1. Temperature (in 0C)

(a) Maximum_______ (b) Minimum______ (c) Mean_____________

2. Rain fall (in mm) ______________________________________

(a) Maximum_______ (b) Minimum___________(c) Mean____

            3. Mean value of humidity (in %)

            4. Inversion occurrence

(a) in percentage (b) Height in meters

5. Seasonal Wind-rose pattern (16 points on compass scale)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B. Hourly Mean Meteorological data (based on one full season data collected at site required as input for air quality modelling)

 

Hour

Low/Medium Cloud amount (in OCTAS)

Wind Speed in (Kmph)

Predominant wind direction

Ambient air temperature (in deg K)

Hourly stability

Mixing depth (in m)

 

 

1.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.

 

 

 

 

 

 

..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23.

 

 

 

 

 

 

24.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attach additional sheet as required.

X. Ambient Air Quality Data

[Frequency of Monitoring should be as per guidelines of CPCB and monitoring should cover one full season (excluding monsoon)]

A. Season and period for which monitoring has been carried out

B. Frequency of sampling

C. Number of samples collected at each side

Date, Time & Location

Wind direction & Speed

24 hourly Concentration as monitored (in mg/m3.)

SPM, RPM, SO2,NOx.CO

Permissible Standard(As per EPA/SPCB consent)

Remarks (Name of the instrument and sensitivity)

 

 

 

 

 

 

D. 24 hourly concentrations (in mg/m3)

Pollutant(s)

Maximum

Minimum

Mean

98%

SPM

 

 

 

 

RPM

 

 

 

 

SO2

 

 

 

 

NOX

 

 

 

 

CO

 

 

 

 

 

E. Specific air pollution issues in the project area.

XI. Water Requirements (cum/day)

 

 

Purpose

Avg.

Demand

Peak

Demand

Source

Type Treated /

untreated/Fresh

/Recycled

Remarks

 

A. Project

1. Process

2. Cooling water

3. DM water

4. Dust suppression

5. Drinking

6. Green Belt

7. Fire Service

8. Others (pl. specify)

 

B. Township

1. Green Belt

2. Drinking

3. Others (pl. specify)

C. Total

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

XII.           Source of Raw Water Supply

 

S.No

Source

Cu.m./hr

Cu.m./day

1

Sea

 

 

2

River

 

 

3

Groundwater

 

 

4

Other surface water bodies (Please specify)

 

 

XIII.        Lean Season flow in case of surface water source (cusecs/cumecs)

 

 
XIV. Groundwater

A.        Recharge Rate

 

 
B. Withdrawal rate

 

 
C. Ground water level (metres)

1. Premonsoon

 

 
2. Postmonsoon

 

XV. Competing Users of the Water Source :

 

S.No

Usage

Present Consumption (cu.m/day)

Addition Proposed as per local plan (cu.m./day)

Total (cu.m./day)

 

 

Surface

Ground

Surface

Ground

Surface

Ground

1

Irrigation

 

 

 

2

Industry

 

 

 

3

Drinking

 

 

 

4

Others (Please specify)

 

 

 

Total

 

 

 

 

 

XVI. Physico chemical analysis of Raw Water at intake point

 

XVII. Physico chemical analysis of treated water to be used in project/township.

 

XVIII. Waste Water Management

A. Description of waste water treatment plan with flow chart

1.                  Coal storage

2.                  Other than coal storage

 

 

 

 

 

 

B. Composition/characteristics of discharge stream(s) before and after treatment

S.No

Item

Characteristics

Before treatment

After treatment

1

2

3

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

C. Daily discharge (cu.m./day) from different sources

1.                 

 

 
Cooling

2.                 

 

 
Processing

3.                 

 

 
D.M. Plant effluent

4.                 

 

 
Domestic

 

 

 

 
Text Box: 6.        Total

5. Others ( specify )

 

 

 
D. Quantity of water recycled

1.                  (in %)

2.                 

 

 
(in cu.m/day)

E. Details of recycling mechanism

 

 

 

F. Mode of final discharge/disposal of treated effluent :

S.No

Mode

Length (in m.)

Quantity(in cu.m/day)

1

Open Channel

 

 

2

Pipeline

 

 

3

Others (Please specify)

 

 

Total

 

G. Point of final discharge:

S.No

Final Point

Quantity (in cu.m/day)

1

Green belt within the plant/township

 

2

Agricultural land

 

3

Fallow Land

 

4

Forest Land

 

5

River/Stream

 

6

Lake

 

7

Estuary

 

8

Sea

 

Total

 

 

I.                    Lean season flow rate in case of discharge in a river/stream (cusecs/cumecs)

 

1.                  Human

2.                  Irrigation

3.                  Industry

4. Others (pl. specify)

 

K. Analysis of river water 100 metres upstream of discharge point and 100 metres

downstream of discharge point (except in rainy/monsoon season) along with

details of aquatic life.

L. What is the predicted impact on water quality of the receiving body due to

discharge ? (Briefly state the prediction tool adopted)

XIX.        Quantity of fly ash/residue produced per day (tonnes)

Dry Wet

A.

 

 

 

 
Fly Ash

B.

 

 

 

 
Bottom Ash

 

 

 

 

 
C. Others, pl. specify

 

 

 

 
Total :

XX. Solid Waste Management

A.     Details

Source Qty(TPM) Form

 

 

 

 

 

 
1. Raw water treatment

Plant

 

 

 

 

 

 
2. ETP

3.                 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Process

4.                 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Others (pl. specify)

 

B.     If waste(s) contain any hazardous/toxic substance/radioactive materials or heavy

metals, provide data and proposed precautionary measures.

C.     What are the possibilities of recovery and recycling of wastes?

D.     Possible users of Solid Waste (s).

XXI. Method of disposal of solid waste (s)

Method Qty(TPM)

 

 
A. Landfill

B.       

 

 
Incineration

 

 
 


C.        Recovery

D.       

 

 
Downstream users

 

 
XXII. Please indicate the methods used for handling ash

A.                 Collection
B.                

 

 
Transport

C.                

 

 
Disposal

 

XXIII. Utilisation of ash (tonnes per day)

A.                 Proposed use

1.                 

 

 
Bricks

2.                 

 

 
Cement

3.                 

 

 
Road construction

4.                 

 

 
Landfill

5.                 

 

 
Soil amendment

 

 
 


6.                  Others (Pl. specify)

B.    

 

 

 

 
In case of landfill

1.                  Is solid amenable for landfill? Yes No

2.                 

 

 
Dimensions of landfill

3.                  Life of landfill (Years)

4.                  Proposed precautionary and mitigation measures along with design

Features.

C.                 Indicate the phased programme for utilisation of fly ash. (Number of years for full

utilisation, area etc.)

 

 
XXIV. Noise Pollution Control and Management

A.                 Source

 

 
 


B.Level at Source (dB)

 

 
 


C.                 Level at project boundary (dB)

 

D.                 Abatement measures (give source-wise details)

 

 

 

XXV. Fuel Requirements

 

                        A. Details of Fuel used

S.No

Fuel

Daily Consumption (TPD)

Calorific value (Kcals/kg)

% Ash

% Sulphur

Existing

Proposed

1

Gas

 

 

 

 

 

2

Naphtha

 

 

 

 

 

3

HSD

 

 

 

 

 

4

Fuel Oil

 

 

 

 

 

5

Coal

 

 

 

 

 

6

Lignite

 

 

 

 

 

7

Other

(please specify)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B. Source of Fuel (Distance in km)

             

                       

 

 
1. Port

 

                       

 

 
2. Mine

 

 

 
3. Refinery

 

 

 
 


4. Storage depot/Terminal

 

 

C. Mode of Transportation of fuel to site

 

 
 


1.                  Trucks (numbers/day)

 

 

2.                  Pipeline(length in km.)

 

 
 


3.                  Railway Wagons (numbers/day)

 

XXVI. Coal handling and dust suppression

 

Give details of dust suppression/collection equipment for reducing pollution from coal fines and other fugitive emissions from coal handling

 

A.                 Wagon tippling

B.                 Conveyer transfer points

C.                 Storage

D.                 Crushing mills

E.                  Bunker filling

F.                  Other (pl. specify)

XXVII. Emissions and Stack details

A.            Flue gas characteristics(SPM, SO2, NOx)

S.No

Pollutant

Source of

Emission

Emission rate kg/hr

Concentration in flue gas

(g/m3)

1

SPM

 

 

 

2

RPM

 

 

 

3

SO2

 

 

 

4

Nox

 

 

 

B. Size distribution of SPM at the top of the stack

S.No

Range

% by weight

1

2

3

4

Micron

1-10 Micron

10-20 Micron

<20 Micron

 

 

 

C. Stack emission details

- Frequency of stack emission monitoring as per CPCB guidelines

- Emission rate for each pollutant (kg/hr)

S.

No.

Stack Attached to

Stack Height (m)

Stack Internal diameter (m)

Temp. of exhaust gases (deg K)

Exit Velocity (m/sec)

SPM

SO2

NOX

Heat emission rate (in k.cal/hour)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equipment used for stack monitoring should be indicated.

 

XXVIII. Predicted impact on air quality (as per CPCB Guidelines for conducting the

air quality modelling)

 

 

 

 

XXIX. Storage of chemicals (inflammable/explosive/hazardous/toxic substances)

 

S.No

Name

Number of Storages

Capacity

(TPD)

Physical and Chemical Composition

 

Consum-ption

(in TPD)

Maximum Quantity of storage at any point of time

Source of Supply

Means of transport-ation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

XXX. Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene.

A.                 What are the major occupational health and safety hazards anticipated. (Explain

briefly).

 

B.                 What provisions have been made/propose to be made to conform to health/safety

requirements. (Explain briefly).

 

C.                 Details of personal protective equipment provided/to be provided to the workers.

 

D.                 Details of proposed measures for control of fugitive emission/odour nuisance

 

from different sources.

 

E.                  Details of fire protection and safety measures envisaged to take care of fire and

explosion hazards.

 

XXXI. Green Belt Plan

 

 
 


A.                 Total area of project / township (in ha.)

 

 
 


B.                 Area already afforested (for existing projects), in ha.

 

 

 
 


C.                 Area proposed to be afforested (in ha.)

 

D.     Plant species proposed

 

1.      Indigenous

 

2.      Exotic

 

 

E.     

 

 
Width of green belt (minimum, in metres)

1.               Along plant boundary

 

 
 


2.               Roads and avenues within the plant

 

 
 


3.               Ash Dike

 

 
 


4.               Township

 

5.              

 

 
Other-ornamental, garden spaces,

Commercial plantations etc.

 

F.                  Trees planted & proposed

Nos. Survival rate

 

 

 

 
1. Planted

 

 
 


2. Proposed

 

3. List of species planted

XXXII. Construction Phase

 

 
 


A.                 Estimated duration of construction in months

 

 
 


B.                 Number of persons to be employed for

 

 
construction

 

1. Peak

 

 
 


2. Average

 

C.     What provision has been made for the sewage treatment for the construction

workers?

 

D.     How the fuel (kerosene/wood, etc.) requirement of labour force will be met to

avoid cutting of trees from the adjoining areas

 

E.      Proposed Health care Measures with emphasis on protection from endemic

diseases.

 

F.      Educational and other social welfare measures proposed.

 

XXXIII. Human Settlement

 

 

 

Aerial distance from the periphery of the site

Upto 500m from periphery

500m to 3000 m from the periphery

3000m to 7000m from the periphery

Population

 

 

 

Number of Houses

 

 

 

Present Occupational Pattern

 

 

 

 

XXXIV. Rehabilitation & Resettlement Plan (Wherever applicable)

 

A.                 Village(s) affected by the project:

S. No.

Village (Tribal/Others)

Population

Occupation

Average Income per annum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B.                 Population to be displaced

 

S.No

Name of Village

Population

 

Land oustees only

Homestead Oustees only

Land and Homestead oustees

1

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

C. Salient features of Rehabilitation Plan for oustees

 

 

1. Site where the people are proposed to be resettled

2. Facilities proposed at the resettlement site

3. Compensation package

4. Agency/Authority responsible for their resettlement.

 

 

 

 

XXXV. Pollution Control Aspects

 

 

A.                 Details of Pollution Control Systems :

 

S.No

Control system for

Existing

Proposed to be installed

1

Air

 

 

2

Water

 

 

3

Noise

 

 

4

Solid Waste

 

 

 

 

B.                 Efficiency of each pollution control equipment/system installed for the existing

units

 

S.No

Name of the System/ Equipment

Design Efficiency %

Present Working efficiency %

1

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

XXXVI. Expenditure on Environmental Measures

A.              Capital cost of the project (as proposed to approved by the funding

agency/financial institutions

 

 
(Rs. Lakhs)

 

 

B. Cost of environmental protection measures (Rs. Lakhs)

S.No

 

Recurring Cost per annum

Capital Cost

1

Air Pollution Control

 

 

2

Water Pollution Control

 

 

3

Noise Pollution Control

 

 

4

Environment Monitoring and Management

 

 

5

Reclamation borrow/mined area

 

 

6

Occupational Health

 

 

7

Green Belt

 

 

8

Others ( Pl. Specify)

 

 

 

C. Details of organizational set up/cell for environmental management and

monitoring.

 

D. Details of community welfare/peripheral development programmes

envisaged/being undertaken by the project proponent :

 

XXXVII. Public Hearing details :

 

 
 


A.     Date of Advertisement

 

 
B. Newspapers in which the advertisement appeared

(with copies)

 

 

 
C. Date of Hearing

 

D. Panel Present

 

E. List of public project along with address and

occupation

 

F. Summary/details of public hearing report

 

S.No

 

Issues raised

Recommendation of panel

Response of Project Proponents

1

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

The data and information given in this Performa are true to the best of my knowledge and belief

 

 

Date: Signature of the Applicant with

full name & address.

Place:

Given under the seal of organisation

on behalf of whom the applicant

is signing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIST OF DOCUMENTS TO BE ATTACHED WITH THE QUESTIONNAIRE

Thermal Power Sector

S.No

Documents to be attached

1

Topographic map of the site indicating contours (1.2500 scale).

2

Topographic map covering 7kms radius from the periphery of the site indicating main features.

3

Wind rose diagram of the site (Seasonal)

4

Wind rose diagram of the site (Artificial)

5

Site map indicating the positions of the ambient air quality monitoring stations vis--vis wind direction.

6

Flow sheet of the process adopting indicating mass input/output brief description of the process including technological and engineering details.

7

Alternative technologies considered along with details of criteria used for selecting the technology and result of evaluation.

8

Approval of ground water board/irrigation departments/Municipality etc for supply of water.

9

Mass balance for water used by project in a flow chart.

10

Flow chart for waste water treatment with mass balance.

11

Site map indicating solid waste disposal facilities.

12

Lay out of the plant showing the position of stack for deciding the inter stack distance.

13

Site map indicating the storage facilities.

14

Approval of the controller of explosives for lay out and storage of hazardous substances.

15

Lay out green belt indicating width on all sides, trees, lawns and bushes.

16

Copy of advertisements issued in respect of public hearing.

17

No objection certificate from the pollution control board.

18

Incase of proposals for expansion copies of renewals of consent from SPCB/PCC.

19

Copy of the application submitted to the state Government for forest clearance in case diversion of forestland is involved.

20

Comments/Observation/Recommendation of chief wildlife warden in case wildlife habitat/migration path exists within 25 kilometres of the project site.

21

Hydro-geological report in case ground water is to be used and/or the area is drought prone or the wastewater is likely to be discharged on land.

22

Environmental audit report for the previous two years in case of expansion of the existing undertaking.

23

In case the proposal involves installations in coastal zone, copy of the application forwarded by the State Government.