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The National Green Tribunal’s eastern zone bench on 13 July, 2015 issued a cause notice to Bakreshwar thermal power plant, asking why it should not be penalised for dumping fly-ash and polluting Chandrabhaga and Bakreshwar rivers in West Bengal. Read full text of this NGT order.

The National Green Tribunal’s eastern zone bench on 13 July, 2015 issued a cause notice to Bakreshwar thermal power plant, asking why it should not be penalised for dumping fly-ash and polluting Chandrabhaga and Bakreshwar rivers in West Bengal

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Maheshtala Manufacturers Welfare Association Vs. The State of West Bengal & Ors. dated 19/03/2015 regarding pollution caused by bleaching, printing and dying industries, Maheshtala‎, West Bengal.

The Tribunal directed 79 industries to remain closed and not to carry on their operation till the time directed by the Tribunal on the next date of hearing.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Dutta Vs. State of West Bengal & Ors. dated 23/02/2015 regarding discharge of fly ash into Chandrabhaga and Bakreswar rivers by Bakreswar Thermal Power Project.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Joydeep Mukherjee Vs. Chief Secretary, Govt. of West Bengal & Ors dated 01/12/2014 regarding brick kilns operating without pollution clearance certificate, West Bengal.

The order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Dutta Vs. State of West Bengal & Ors. dated 27/11/2014 regarding discharge of fly ash into Chandrabhaga and Bakreswar rivers by Bakreswar Thermal Power Project.

The Tribunal noted that the report filed by the Member Secretary, West Bengal State Pollution Control Board and the Chief Secretary, Govt. of West Bengal clearly indicates that a huge quantity of fly ash in the river bed has accumulated due to discharge of fly ash laden water and the same has not yet been removed.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Dutta Vs State of West Bengal & Ors. dated 22/07/2014 regarding environmental pollution caused due to discharge of chemical waste, waste water and air pollutants by some of the industrial units in West Bengal. The Applicant has stated that because of the continued emission of air pollutants to the
atmosphere and discharge of waste water to the canal called Noai canal, the health condition of the people residing in the area are adversely affected.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Biswajit Paul Vs State of West Bengal & Ors dated 04/07/2014 regarding running of a poultry farm without obtaining consent to operate from the Pollution Control Board, West Bengal.

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Judgement of the Kolkata High Court in the matter of Aurangadabad Biri Merchants' Association & Ors.Vs. The State of West Bengal & Ors. dated 06/05/2014 regarding payment of market fee in relation to the transaction of Tobacco and Kendu Leaves in the notified market area for manufacturing Biri. The petitioners are claiming that they are engaged in manufacturing 'Biri'. They purchase raw materials i.e.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Suvra Roy Chowdhury & Ors. V/s State of West Bengal & Ors dated 29/10/2013 on Metro Rail Project of the Kolkata Metro Rail Private Limited and lake Subhas Sarobar.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/51(THC)-2013(Ap)_29Oct2013.pdf

Previous Orders: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/e-orders.php?eid=4745

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