The NGT (Eastern Zone Bench), Kolkata directed the District Magistrate, Purba Bardhaman, West Bengal to take all necessary steps for removal of encroachments from waterbodies in mouza Baidyadanga, under Memari-I block, Rasulpur, within one month. The area should be restored to its original form as waterbody and steps taken for removal of water hyacinths, the judgment of the NGT, July 01, 2022 said.

Judgment of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tribunal on its Own Motion Re.:- Movement of Heavy Loaded Dumpers, Trucks and Traffic Control on the roads around Shivmandir Bazar and adjoining area Vs West Bengal Pollution Control Board & Others dated 28/07/2022.

This matter has been taken up Suo motu on the basis of a complaint, March 2, 2022 filed by Shivmandir Nagorik Mancha.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Dipak Mahapatra Vs West Bengal Mineral Development and Trading Corporation Ltd. & Others dated 28/07/2022.

The matter related to misuse of contract meant for dredging in the river bed of Subarnarekha - by using it for commercial sand mining activities.

Tender has been floated by the West Bengal Mineral Development and Trading Corporation Limited (WBMDTCL) for dredging/desilting/removal of the river bed materials from the Subarnarekha river at Sankrail,Howrah district.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dakshin Banga Matsyajibi Forum Vs Inland Waterways Authority of India & Others dated 27/07/2022. 

The National Green Tribunal (NGT), July 27, 2022 directed  Inland Waterways Authority of India, Syamaprasad Mookherjee Port (SMP) and Transport Department, West Bengal to file standard operating procedure (SOP) with regard to prevention of accident on the inland waterways before September 13, 2022.

Judgment of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Shyamal Kanti Baidya Vs Ram Prasad Mondal & Others regarding running of a saw mill illegally on agricultural land despite having been served with a closure notice from the Range Officer, Department of Forest, Ranaghat Range, Nadia, West Bengal. It is also alleged that people running the mill are cutting down trees leading to environmental degradation and decline in biodiversity.

Affidavit of the Member Secretary, West Bengal Coastal Zone Management Authority in pursuant to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order, Eastern Bench, dated March 22, 2022.

The matter related to M/s Sonar Bangla, Sundarban undertaking constructions in the ecologically rich area of Sunderbans at village Dulki, Gosaba, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal.

The project proponent had submitted an application before the Chairman, West Bengal Coastal Zone Management Authority, July 14, 2021 for CRZ clearance of the said project.

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.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Basudeb Bar & Others Vs West Bengal Pollution Control Board & Others dated 11/04/2022.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Dakshinganga Matsyajibi Forum  Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 22/03/2022. It was said that Hotel Sonar Bangla, Sunderban Luxury, has made certain constructions and it is alleged that constructions are still going on in the ecologically rich area of Sunderbans at village Dulki, Gosaba, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal. There are approximately ten cottage like structures, a swimming pool falling under the CRZ-III which is a ‘no development zone’ and is 100m from the high tide line (HTL).

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Rasulpur Dana Welfare Society Vs West Bengal Pollution Control Board & Others dated 22/03/2022.

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