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5 MTPA) & Captive Power Plant (2 x 25 MW) At Villages: Marwar-Mundwa, Tehsil & District: Nagaur (Rajasthan)
Executive Summary of EIA Report
Ambuja Cements Limited (ACL) is a leading manufacturer of various types of cements in India, part of the ‘Holcim’ group, world’s largest cement manufacturer. Ambuja Cement has an excellent track record with respect to productivity, energy conservation, quality control and environmental pollution control. ACL is operating 5 cement plants at Ambujanagar Gujarat, Darlaghat Himachal Pradesh, Chandrapur Maharashtra, Bhatapara Chattisgarh and Rabriyawas Rajasthan. Besides, the company has One Clinkerisation Plant at Rauri Himachal Pradesh and 8 Clinker Grinding Plants at Ropar and Bhatinda in Punjab, Sankrail and Farakka in West Bengal, Surat in Gujarat, Roorkee in Uttarachal, Dadri in U.P and Nalagarh in Himachal Pradesh. ACL proposes for Integrated Cement Project i.e. Clinker (3.0 MTPA), Cement (4.5 MTPA), Captive Power Plant (2x25 MW) & Waste Heat Recovery Boiler (5.0 MW) at Villages: Marwar Mundwa, Tehsil & District: Nagaur (Rajasthan). The project was considered in front of Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) (Industry-1) for ToR approval on 28th August, 2010. The Terms of References (ToR) have been issued by MoEF, New Delhi for preparation of the Draft EIA / EMP Report vide letter No. -11011/394/2010-IA-II (I) dated 16th Sep, 2010. As per the New EIA Notification dated 14.09.2006, this project falls in category ‘A’.
DETAILS OF THE PROJECT
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S.No. 1. Location Villages Tehsil & District State 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Latitude Longitude Cost of the project Cost for Environmental Protection Particulars Details
Marwar - Mundwa Nagaur Rajasthan
27° 04’ 9.09” N - 27° 05’ 6” N 73° 48’ 30.3” E- 73° 49’ 21.71” E Project Detail Rs 1500 Crores Rs. 120 Crores
Recurring cost per annum for Rs.100 lakhs/annum environmental pollution control measures Total Area (Including Green Belt) Green belt Area 285.10 ha 85.10 ha
Ambuja Cements Ltd.
5 km in North ♦ Marwar-Mundwa South) (0.0 MTPA). Nearest State Highway 15. 19. B. Nearest town/city Nearest River Nearest Water Body Ecological Sensitive Areas 20.Mundwa Integrated Cement Project: Clinker (3. Nearest Airport ♦ Jodhpur (165 km in West) ♦ Jaipur (250 km) Nagaur (20 km in West) Mundwa (2. Protected Forest within 10 km radius the study area.Marwar . Nearest National Highway ♦ NH – 89 (Near boundary in East) ♦ NH . 11. A.5 MTPA) & Captive Power Plant (2 x 25 MW) At Villages: Marwar-Mundwa. Cement (4. 21. Nearest Railway Station ♦ Merta Road Junction (40 km) 13.2km in 12. Tehsil & District: Nagaur (Rajasthan) Executive Summary of EIA Report S. Biosphere Reserve. 16. Particulars Details Climatology (Summer Season: March to May. 2 .0 km.0 km in West) No National Park.3º C 32% to 55% 26% to 35% From SW Project Site Vicinity Details ♦ Mundwa 2.8 º C – 48. 17. Industries/Mines falling in 10 km Hanuman Cement Factory radius of the area (Near Plant Boundary in West) Seismic Zone Zone – II [as per IS 1893 (Part-I): 2002] Ambuja Cements Ltd.No. Temperature Relative Humidity At 8:30 hrs. 10. At 17:30 hrs.) None within 10 km radius Pond (4. Wild Life Sanctuary.65 (20 km in West) ♦ SH02 (21 km in West) Connecting ----&----via-----city 14. 2010) 9.0 km in South ♦ Khain 1. Reserve Forest. 18. Dominant Wind Direction Nearest Village 20.
1: LOCATION MAP OF THE PROJECT SITE Ambuja Cements Ltd. Tehsil & District: Nagaur (Rajasthan) Executive Summary of EIA Report FIGURE 1.Mundwa Integrated Cement Project: Clinker (3.5 MTPA) & Captive Power Plant (2 x 25 MW) At Villages: Marwar-Mundwa. 3 .0 MTPA). Cement (4.Marwar .
02. CPP and colony is 2000 KLPD.1 MAJOR REQUIREMENTS FOR DIFFERENT UNITS OF THE INTEGRATED PROJECT Water Requirement TABLE – 1.2 POWER REQUIREMENT DETAILS S. Tehsil & District: Nagaur (Rajasthan) Executive Summary of EIA Report 1. 5.2.5 MTPA) & Captive Power Plant (2 x 25 MW) At Villages: Marwar-Mundwa. 2.2.50 MTPA cement.Mundwa Integrated Cement Project: Clinker (3. 4. Particulars Average Power Demand of Clinkerisation Average Power requirement of Grinding Auxiliary power consumption of 50 MW CPP including (5. 4 . No.1 Total Water Requirement S. 1.2 Power Requirement The Power required at Cement Plant is worked out based on the various loads for 3. 3. Excess power generated from both 2x25 MW CPP and Waste Heat Recovery Systems of 5. No.0 MTPA clinker production 4.Marwar . 4. 1. Cement (4.2. Utility Cement Plant Captive Power Plant including WHRB Colony Green belt development Total Water Requirement (in KLPD) 1100 500 250 150 2000 Source: Pre-feasibility Report Source: Water requirement of the project including Cement plant.0 MW (after considering present requirement of Cement Plant net load of 43 MW and CPP Auxiliary Consumption of 6 MW) will be used for Peak load demand & future requirements. 21-4 (16)/WR/CGWA/05-1491dated Dec. 1. 2. Permission for 2000m3/day Ground Water abstraction obtained from CGWA vide letter No. it is proposed to Install 2x25 MW Thermal Power Plant within the plant premises.2 1.0 MW WHRB) Total power required to generate Power Requirement 32 MW 11 MW 6 MW 49 MW Source: Pre-Feasibility Report Hence. Ambuja Cements Ltd.2. 2005. 2 x 25 MW CPP and 5 MW WHRB – TABLE – 1.0 MTPA). 3.
Raw Material/Fuel Quantity Required (MTPA) Source Mode of transportation Overland Conveyor belt (at a distance of approx. 1 2 3 Type Of Manpower Skilled Manpower Semi-Skilled Manpower Un-Skilled Manpower Mode Of Employment Company Owned Contractor Contractor Persons 391 125 375 Source: Pre-feasibility Report ACL will provide employment to the local populace and also labour of unskilled and semi-skilled categories will be taken from the nearby villages and towns.3 Manpower Requirement During construction phase the peak manpower requirement shall be around 20002500 people and during operation phase it shall be as under: TABLE – 1.1 RAW MATERIAL REQUIREMENT. : 2.2. Fuel -Kiln considering Mix of coal (40%)/ pet coke (27%)/ lignite (33%) Coal-Rail Lignite – Road Petcoke –Road/Rail Pet coke-IOCL/Reliance 5 Ambuja Cements Ltd.32 3. SOURCE & TRANSPORTATION 2.Mundwa Integrated Cement Project: Clinker (3.1 Raw Material Requirement S. No.35 0.5 MTPA) & Captive Power Plant (2 x 25 MW) At Villages: Marwar-Mundwa. imported Lignite Mines –Matasukh via closed circuit system 4. Gypsum 0. Cement (4.3 DETAILS OF MAN POWER S. Limestone 4.50 Captive mines (ML I & ML II) Rajasthan State Mines & Minerals Ltd. .5 km from plant site) Road 1.2.0 PROJECT DESCRIPTION Table No. 1.0 MTPA). No.Marwar .46 Captive power Plant Coal – Badgaon Mines. 2. Tehsil & District: Nagaur (Rajasthan) Executive Summary of EIA Report 1. Fly Ash 1. 2.
0 MTPA).3 µg/m3 and NO2 ranges between 8. 1. The concentration for all the 8 AAQM stations for PM10 ranges between 28.4 µg/m3. China Clay Silica Road Road Source: Prefeasibility Report 2.0 DESCRIPTION OF ENVIRONMENT Baseline study of the study area (i. 7. soil quality was conducted at respective sampling locations.Mundwa Integrated Cement Project: Clinker (3.5 MTPA) & Captive Power Plant (2 x 25 MW) At Villages: Marwar-Mundwa.24 mg/l & total dissolved solids varies from 1270 mg/l to 1982 mg/l.19. 2010).38 & is sandy loam in texture.8 µg/m3 to 14. Fuel.geology.Marwar .04 Coal – Badgaon Mines. ambient noise levels. The study for land use pattern using satellite imagery. grinding and blending operations 3.2. The analysis results for soil shows that soil is neutral in nature as pH value ranges from 7.12 µg/m 3. water quality. Raw material preparation. The concentration of Nitrogen.31 µg/m3. study for hydro.31 0.2 Captive Power Plant ACL has also proposed to install Captive Power Plant (2X25 MW – considering coal as fuel) within the cement plant premises. Raw Material Transport and Storage 2.5 ranges between 12.23 considering coal as fuel 0.52 µg/m3 to 68. Cement (4.2 2.e. The Indian coal would be transported from the source to plant site by road. 10 km radius from the project boundary) was conducted during Summer Season (March to May. demography and flora & fauna has also been conducted. 3. Calcinations in the kiln 4.62 µg/m3 to 32.7 µg/m3 to 16. SECL Collieries In close vicinity of plantBhadana Quarry Merta Road 6.20 to 8.72 mg/l to 330. 6 Ambuja Cements Ltd. Monitoring for ambient air quality (as per CPCB standards). . SO2 ranges between 6. The major steps in the manufacture of cement are given hereunder. The required coal as fuel for the CPP would be sourced from Badgaon mines and SECL Colliers. Cement grinding and packing 2. Phosphorus & Potassium has been found to be in good amount in the soil samples. Tehsil & District: Nagaur (Rajasthan) Executive Summary of EIA Report 5. The ground water analysis for all the 8 sampling stations shows that pH varies from 7.2. total hardness varies from 126.67 to 8.CPP 0.1 PROCESS DETAILS Cement Manufacturing Process The cement plant will adopt Dry Process Technology for Cement manufacturing with Pre Heating and Pre Calciner Technology. PM2. Clinker cooling and stocking 5.
5 MTPA) & Captive Power Plant (2 x 25 MW) At Villages: Marwar-Mundwa. 7 . 4. the Integrated Project will be a “Zero Discharge Unit”. House crow (Corvus splendens). Five stripped squirrel (Funambulus pennanti). Literacy rate is 40. motors. Raw Mill. grinding mills in the cement plant and CPP. Plantation & ash quenching after proper treatment. Weaver bird (Ploceus philippinus). kiln. Ziziphus mauritiana (Ber).1 SOCIO-ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT The population as per 2001 Census records is 41316 (for 10 km radius buffer zone). Ear plugs will be provided to persons working in high noise zone. rattus) etc. High efficiency ESP/bag house will be installed with boilers.Mundwa Integrated Cement Project: Clinker (3.Marwar . Rat (R. Tehsil & District: Nagaur (Rajasthan) Executive Summary of EIA Report 3. Wild Life Sanctuary or Biosphere Reserve etc. camel (Camelus Dromedarius). Ambuja Cements Ltd. which will be treated in the STP and treated effluent will be recycled for green belt development and the STP sludge will be used as manure for green belt development within the plant premises. Domestic effluent will be generated mainly from office toilets and township. Oxides of Nitrogen (NO2) and Sulphur dioxide (SO2).0004 %. Azadirachta indica (Neem). Scheduled Caste fraction of the population of the study area (10 km) is 20. respectively. Hence. Hare (Lepus nigricollis). Fauna observed in the area are Blue bull (Boselaphus tragocamelus). Flora found in the study area includes Acacia arabica (Babool). Installation of bag filters and proper water sprinkling shall be carried out at the material transfer points. No industrial waste water will be generated from cement manufacturing process. compressors. cooler. Ailanthus excelsa (Ardu). of households are 6514. Prosopis juliflora (Khejri) etc. Solid waste generated from Cement Plant / CPP in the form of sludge (from Sewage Treatment Plant) & Fly ash (from CPP) will be used as manure for green belt development & for manufacturing of PPC. Fugitive emission shall be controlled by proper covered storage facilities for raw material & product. Common Myna (Acridotheres tristicus). coal mill and cement mill to meet the PM (Particulate Matter) emission level of less than the prescribed limit. Acacia senegal (Kumat).0 MTPA). Cement (4. During operational phase noise will be generated from turbine. Industrial waste water will be generated from power plant only and will be used for cooling. Calotropis procera (Aak). The study area (10 km radius from the project site) is not having any National Park.73 %% and Scheduled Tribe is 0.79 %. Total no. Pigeon (Columba livia).0 ANTICIPATED ENVIRONMENTAL MITIGATION MEASURES IMPACTS AND The key emissions generated from Plant process are particulate matter.
6. Disaster Management Plan.1 AIR ENVIRONMENT All major sources of air pollution (Raw Mill Kiln. 1. 8 . 7. 2. water. All material transfer points will be provided with bag filters to entrap the emissions at the source itself. ACL will be actively involved in the CSR activities in the nearby villages of the project site.0 S. health awareness programmes & surgical camps.0 PROJECT BENEFITS The proposed project activity will help in combating the growing demand of cement in the market & hence will help in the economic growth of the country. J-11011/394/2010-IA-II (I) dated 16th Sep. soil & the green cover of the project site & nearby villages. 8. ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING PROGRAMME Table No. 8. No major water. Clinker Cooler. Coal Mill. No. 3. Cement (4. Tehsil & District: Nagaur (Rajasthan) Executive Summary of EIA Report 5. 2010 are Biological Study. 7.0 MTPA). Cement Mill) of proposed new kiln will be provided with ESP.0 ADDITIONAL STUDIES The Additional Studies conducted as per the additional Terms of References vide MoEF letter no. noise. empowering women through self help groups.0 ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT PLAN The major sources of pollution in a cement plant are stack (Particulate Matter).0 DESCRIPTION Meteorological Data Ambient Air Quality at project site Stack Emissions Water Quality Noise Level Monitoring Soil Quality Health Check-up FREQUENCY OF MONITORING Daily Twice a week Weekly Quarterly Quarterly Quarterly As per the Factory Act. assisting social forestry programmes in the area. Various mitigation measures have been proposed to take care of the environment in respect of air. is some of the highlights of the CSR activities which will be operated by the plant. noise & soil pollution is envisaged from the project activity. gainful employment for rural. : 5. creating educational facilities. No.F. 6..Mundwa Integrated Cement Project: Clinker (3.Marwar . Ambuja Cements Ltd. Infrastructure development in the nearby villages. Air pollution is the major concern to be looked upon for the project activity. supplementing resettlement efforts in areas affected by natural calamities. 5. Bag filters to maintain limits of 50 mg/Nm3 for the PM emissions. 4. Hydro-geological Study & Rain water Harvesting Plan.5 MTPA) & Captive Power Plant (2 x 25 MW) At Villages: Marwar-Mundwa.
CPP Boiler will be provided with ESP.10 ha. Better maintenance and installation of proper pollution control equipment like Bag Houses. 9 . about 85.Mundwa Integrated Cement Project: Clinker (3.5 GREENBELT DEVELOPMENT Out of total project area i. Fly ash generated from Captive Power Plant will be utilized in the manufacturing of Cement. Rain water harvesting will be practiced at plant and colony area. Properly insulated enclosures will be equipped for noise producing equipments to minimize high noise. Dust collected from air pollution control equipment will be 100% recycled in process. PPE like earplugs and earmuffs will be provided to the workers exposed to high noise level. Cement (4. colony and plant will be developed under afforestation program.0 MTPA). 8.5 MTPA) & Captive Power Plant (2 x 25 MW) At Villages: Marwar-Mundwa. Ambuja Cements Ltd. Green belt will be developed along the roads and around the plant premises as dust preventive barrier.Marwar . Bag filters and ESP will help in reducing such emissions. Sufficient green belt will be maintained around the cement plant. Sludge from Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) will be used as manure for green belt development. 8.4 SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT No solid waste will be generated from the cement manufacturing process. Tehsil & District: Nagaur (Rajasthan) Executive Summary of EIA Report Clinker will be stored in silos /covered stock piles and gypsum in covered shed. Automized Water sprinkling system will be provided at limestone and coal unloading hopper and handling area. Local species will be planted as per guidelines. Regular monitoring of noise level will be carried out and corrective measures in concerned machinery will be adopted. 285. A thick green belt all along the roads.2 WATER ENVIRONMENT No industrial waste water will be generated during cement manufacturing process. 8. 8. Domestic waste water generated from the project will be treated in STP and used for green belt development / horticulture activities & for dust suppression. CPCB guidelines for fugitive emissions will be followed. Fly ash will be stored in silos and closed shed.3 NOISE ENVIRONMENT Silencers will be provided in the machineries generating high noise.e. Waste water generated from CPP will be recycled back to the process after proper neutralization.10 ha area will be developed under green belt / plantation.
Green belt development around the area would also be taken up as an effective pollution mitigative technique.Marwar .0 CONCLUSION As discussed. Tehsil & District: Nagaur (Rajasthan) Executive Summary of EIA Report 9.Mundwa Integrated Cement Project: Clinker (3.0 MTPA). Ambuja Cements Ltd. as adequate preventive measures will be adopted to contain the various pollutants within permissible limits.5 MTPA) & Captive Power Plant (2 x 25 MW) At Villages: Marwar-Mundwa. it is safe to say that the project is not likely to cause any significant impact on the ecology of the area. as well as to control the pollutants released from the premises of ACL. Cement (4. 10 .
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