Note: Municipal corporations in Karnataka should refrain from adopting failed technologies for waste to electricity that causes public health and environmental disaster. Such hazardous initiatives are being pushed by Union Ministry of New Renewable Energy through its waste to energy policy and fiscal incentives in violation of Supreme Court order.
ToxicsWatch Alliance (TWA)
HDMC to send waste-to-energy project proposal to government
The monthly meeting of the Hubli-Dharwad Municipal Corporation (HDMC) council on Monday resolved to send a proposal to the State government to initiate a waste-to-energy project on the lines of the one in Pune.An HDMC team, led by Municipal Commissioner Y.S. Patil and comprising officials, councillors and press persons, visited Pune early this month to study the waste-to-energy project there and the Pune Municipal Corporation’s (PMC) garbage disposal practices.Following the visit, the Municipal Commissioner had placed before the council a proposal for a similar project in Hubli and Dharwad.
September 19, 2012