Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding Association for Protection of Democratic Rights & Others Vs The State of West Bengal & Others dated 09/01/2020 regarding felling of 356 trees, of which some are heritage trees and as old as 80 years old for the construction of railway overbridges and expansion of NH-112, Jessore Road, Kolkata, West Bengal.

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

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).

KOLKATA: The civic body is now weighing options of setting up eco-friendly batch-mix plants, replacing its age-old hot-mix plants to supply road-repair material across the city.

The city’s rising pollution levels are a cause of concern and now the Army headquarters in Kolkata have taken the initiative to combat the environmental challenges.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Calcutta Citizen’s Initiative & Others Vs Chief Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Govt. of West Bengal & Others dated 09/04/2019 regarding violation of the orders of the Tribunal which had prohibited holding the festival of Chhat Pooja in the Rabindra Sarabor Lake.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Gautam Ghosh Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 08/04/2019 regarding air pollution in Kolkata, West Bengal.

KOLKATA: In an effort to minimise dust pollution in New Town, the New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) has given a list of dust-absorbing plants and trees to the forest department to plant

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

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