Non compliance with emission standards. Analysis report of the sack sampling conducted by the State Board officials on 10/11/2010.

KOLKATA/MALDA: Even though the city dwellers were expected to get a breather from the chill, cold wave claimed another three victims, including a 106-year-old woman, today in Malda taking the toll to four in the state.

Annapurna Saha (63), a resident of Malda town, and Radharani Das (106), a resident of Birampur died of cold late last night while 49-year-old Budhai Tutu passed away last night i

Public complaint on pollution related aspects in SAIL-ISP, Burnpur

The members of Special Economic Zone Birodhi Prachar Manch today gave a memorandum to the chief executive officer of Bengal Aerotropolis Projects Limited (BAPL), Mr Subrata Paul, opposing the establishment of the Aerotropolis at Andal.
In the memorandum, they stated that the land for the 3,500- acre project area, spread over 12 mouzas in Andal and Faridpur blocks, are being acquired forcibly and

Notice to M/s ISSCO Steel Plant (SAIL) for appearance before the West Bengal Pollution Control Board on 23-11-2010.

Application for Consent to Operate for discharge of effluent, under Section 25 and section 26 of Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and emission/ continuation of emission under Section 21 of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981


Following its failure to privatise the state-owned dairies which are running at huge losses, the state animal resources development department is considering a proposal to merge the near defunct Burdwan Dairy with Mother Dairy.
The state-owned dairies along with transport corporations draw huge subsidy from the state government.

Arsenic  values  in  groundwater  above  the  maximum  permissible  limit  of  0.05  mg/l  (Indian standards)  have  been  reported  from  Bhagirathi­Hooghly  flood plain  region  of  West Bengal.

Directions under Section 18(1)(b) of The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 in case of M/s. Indian Iron & Steel Co. Ltd., Burnpur Works, P.S. Hirapur, Burnpur, Pin - 713325, West Bengal.