Order of the United States District Court regarding environmental harm caused by Tata Mundra Power Plant, Gujarat, 24/03/2016

  • 24/03/2016

Order of the United States District Court in the matter of Budha Ismail Jam & Others Vs International Finance Corporation dated 24/03/2016 regarding environmental and social harm caused by the coal-fired Tata Mundra Power Plant to the marine ecosystem, to the quality of the air, to plaintiffs’ (fishermen and farmers) health, and to their way of life.

Complaint dismissed. The World Bank's International Finance Corporation (IFC) is shielded by immunity and cannot be sued in the United States, the U.S. District Court judge ruled.