The 350 MW coal-fired thermal power plant is being built by VSF Projects Private Ltd (VSFPL). The company is setting up 1x350 MW Super Critical Pulverised Coal fired Thermal Power Plant in its 1st Phase at Ankulapatur Village, Nellore District, Andhra Pradesh. The Terms of Reference (TOR) is approved by SEIAA . The plant is one of the 29 proposed coal-based power plants that will cluster the coastal area of Nellore district. All sites are within a radius of 10-20 km from Krishnapatnam Port. It is India’s biggest privately-owned port which became operational in 2008. Eight of these projects have already received environmental clearance from the environment ministry. The remaining 21 projects, including that of VSFPL, are in different stages of getting sanctions. The total capacity of all the plants is 34,000 MW .
|Type of population||Rural|
|Start of the conflict:||2011|
|Company names or state enterprises:||M/s VSF Energy Projects Private Limited from India|
VSF Projects Limited from India
|Relevant government actors:||Government of Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board, Government of India|
|Environmental justice organizations (and other supporters) and their websites, if available:||Jana Vignana Vedika (JVV), Andhra Pradesh Civil Liberties Committee (APCLC), Communist Party of India (CPI), Communist Party of India Marxist (M), All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), All India Youth Federation (AIYF), Lawyers Union|