Order of the Calcutta High Court in the matter of National Restaurant Association of India & Others Vs The State of West Bengal & Others dated 24/01/2023.

Justice Rajasekhar Mantha of the Calcutta High Court said that since there is no law banning the use of tobacco, nicotine and herbal products in bars and restaurants subject to the rules and regulations then neither the Kolkata Municipal Corporation nor the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation can restrict the use of hookahs.

Pollution abatement of Adi Ganga also called Tolly's Nullah requires implementation and completion of several projects, noted the National Green Tribunal, Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subrata Bhattacharya Vs Directorate of Mines and Minerals & Others dated 06/09/2022.

The NGT directed a committee to look into the matter of waterbody encroachment, Kolkata, adjacent to Science City.

The area falls within the buffer zone of the East Calcutta wetland. It is alleged that several temporary bamboo structures with wooden platforms in the form of mesh have been put up on the water-body where various social events and functions are organized and held regularly.

A first-of-its-kind study generates evidence on the health impacts of air pollution amongst varying segments of the population in West Bengal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Ankur Sharma Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/04/2022.

The matter related to old vehicles like Ambassador cars playing on the roads in and around the vicinity of Kolkata and Howrah guzzling petrol/diesel fumes and adding to the worsening air quality.

The NGT directed the state government to file an affidavit within four weeks stating what plans it has framed for such Ambassador cars to bring them within the environmental regimen.

Increasing the transparency and accountability of urban climate governance in this way will serve as a starting point for identifying investment gaps and exploring opportunities for mobilizing new resources.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Dutta Vs State of West Bengal dated 09/11/2021.

The matter related to the operation of two hot mix plants in Palmer Bazar Road and Goragacha Road, Kolkata.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kingshuk Mazumder Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/09/2021.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/09/2021.

The bench led by Justice B. Amit Sthalekar of the NGT directed the Chief Secretary, West Bengal to ensure that all the impediments with laying of the gas pipeline for providing CNG gas to Kolkata, Howrah and adjoining areas is expedited.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Saiful Islam Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 16/08/2021.

The matter related to the construction of 400/200 KV gas insulated substation in residential area in Bhangar, Block-II, Kolkata, by using hazardous SF6 gas without any Environmental Clearance and storing the same at great risk of leakage which could claim human lives and cause damage to the environment.

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