Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sona Bricks Maker Vs Joydeep Mukherjee & Others dated 02/03/2017 regarding brick kilns in Purba Medinipur (West Bengal) functioning without consent to operate. NGT directs the brick kilns to be closed until the consents to operate are granted by the State PCB.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Bengal Trading Company Vs West Bengal Pollution Control Board & Others dated 02/03/2016 regarding brick kilns operating in Purba Medinipore, West Bengal.

NGT in the Order said that since in the case of new brick kilns a mandatory condition for establishing multi-layered green belt is imposed, it would also be applicable to the brick kilns existed prior to or after the year 2000.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Joydeep Mukherjee Vs Pollution Control Board dated 15/02/2017 regarding illegal operation of brick fields in the State of Jharkhand without obtaining consent from the State Pollution Control Board, Jharkhand.

Despite given enough time, MoEF, NGT directives not being complied
*Admn left with no option but to order closure of units

With widespread reports of violation of rules by brick kilns in Jammu, the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) has ordered a survey of units who continue to flout norms though installation of poll

NOIDA: The district magistrate on Saturday issued a notice to all brick kilns operating in Gautam Budh Nagar, warning them of serious consequences if they continue to operate without mandatory envi

: Following directions of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), the Tripura State Pollution Control Board (TSPCB) recently issued closure notices to 31 brick kilns in the state for non-compliance with

After reports of alleged violation of environment norms by more than 100 brick kilns in Jammu district, the district administration has decided to tighten the noose by setting up the District Exper

Carbon footprint is broadly defined as carbon dioxide (CO2.) emissions normalized per unit mass of a product or per unit of an activity. It is considered as an important environmental indicator for comparing various products or activities. Fired solid clay brick is a popular walling material in India. Manufacturing of fired clay bricks involves combustion of fossil fuels during the firing process and during other unit operations and activities.

Despite the government’s orders to brick kilns, cement factories and stone crushers to adhere to pollution norms, many have ignored the stipulations, inviting the government’s ire.

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