Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own Motion Vs. Union of India. The proceedings were initiated on an allegation of severe pollution of river Churni passing through Nadia district in the State of West Bengal. The untreated effluents from factories were being released into river Mathabhanga which was joining river Churni. The discharge was also taking place in Bangladesh from where the river is coming.
Good ambient water quality ensures the continued availability of important freshwater ecosystem services and does not negatively affect human health. Untreated wastewater from domestic sources, industry and agriculture can be detrimental to ambient water quality.
This EIA report on 10,000 mw Jaitapur nuclear power plant being set up by NPCIL in Ratnagiri says that, this project will have no impact on ecology of the region. However it has not been shared with affected villages. The project has met with strong protests from people whose lands were acquired under protest.