The violators are to be prosecuted under the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and can land in jail

KOLKATA: Nearly 3,750 vehicles are on the move per minute on city roads between 8am and 8pm, spewing a cocktail of killer gases and soot that has the city gasping for breath.

Kolkata: The state finally complied with the National Green Tribunal’s 2017 order and issued a gazette notification on Thursday, banning the use of DJs, sound boxes and loudspeakers without sound-l

Each recipient got a green bin for biodegradable waste and a white one for non-biodegradable and recyclable waste

Each recipient got a green bin for biodegradable waste and a white one for non-biodegradable and recyclable waste

KOLKATA: The West Bengal Pollution Control Board has shot down Kolkata Municipal Corporation’s proposal to upgrade its two ageing hot mix plants in the city to make them emission compliant.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anurup Panda Vs Member Secretary, WBPCB & & Others dated 19/02/2019 regarding introduction of Zig Zag Technology in brick kilns of West Bengal.

KOLKATA: The H1N1scenario in the state may not be as scary as that of Rajasthan, but with five deaths reported since January this year — four from a single hospital — and over 25 patients being tre

West Bengal Environment minister Suvendu Adhikary Wednesday said saving wetlands was the topmost priority of the state government.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion Regarding Sundarbans Forests Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/02/2019 regarding the large number of constructions within the CRZ-I area at Bakhkhali, Henry Island and at Manmathanagar, Gosaba block of the Sunderbans. Vide order dated 06.08.2015, the State had been injuncted from raising any construction within the CRZ-1 area or protected sanctuary area in view of the prohibition contained in the CRZ Notification 2011.

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