Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sonatan Biswas Vs The District Forest Officer, Allpore & Others dated 06/11/2019 regarding felling of mangrove trees on the two banks of Kanmari Natural Canal, Jharkhali, South 24-Parganas Division, West Bengal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Residents of Bhatpara Municipality Vs State of West Bengal dated 14/10/2019 regarding illegal sand mining in District North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, near Naihati Bandel Railway Bridge, Kanchrapara Bansberia Road Bridge at Jagatdal Meghna Ghat.

Report submitted by the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) and the letter of District Magistrate affirmed the presence of illegal mining and its closure but further time was requested to recover environmental compensation.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Joydeep Mukherjee Vs The Chairman, Pollution Control Board & Others dated 20/09/2019 regarding Adi Ganga river pollution, West Bengal.

History of the Case: 

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Save Green Association, Konnagar, Hoogly Vs State of West Bengal dated 16/09/2019 regarding illegal filling of wetland adjacent to Hindustan Motor Factory, Hooghly, West Bengal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 30/08/2019 regarding the proposed construction of a Medical College Hospital in Jhargram, West Midnapur District, West Bengal in a forest land measuring about 20 hectares. The land is stated to be a “Protected Forest” published in the Calcutta Gazette dated 21.06.1956 vide Notification No. 1855 dated 17.02.1956.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Other dated 08/07/2019 regarding destruction caused to East Kolkata Wetlands.

Interim report by board could not identify the source of around one-fifth of Calcutta’s PM2.5 pollution

World Environment Day is celebrated on the 5th of June each year to raise awareness and improve actions towards protecting the environment.

Kolkata: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), in an interim order, has directed several measures to be taken for protection of the East Kolkata Wetlands (EKW).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 27/05/2019 regarding exploitation of East Kolkata Wetland, to the detriment of the environment and ecology. Subhas Datta had conducted a survey that revealed large number of constructions that have sprung up within the said area for different purposes which includes commercial/ industrial and other activities that are deleterious to the water body in violation of the East Kolkata Wetland (Conservation and Management) Act, 2006 and rules framed thereunder.

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