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.

Affidavit filed by the West Bengal Pollution Control Board in the matter of Bharat Prakash Rai Vs State of West Bengal dated December 16, 2022.

The matter related to felling of trees in a tea estate, Darjeeling.

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 Dakshin Banga Matsyajibi Forum Vs Inland Waterways Authority of India & Others dated 18/11/2022.

Order of the Calcutta High Court in the matter of Sabuj Mancha & Others Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 11/10/2022.

The matter related to sale of green firecrackers in West Bengal. Sabuj Mancha, the petitioner stated that no mechanism has been formulated either by the state of West Bengal or by the State Pollution Control Board for ensuring sale and bursting of green crackers only. This has resulted in severe noise and air pollution in the city and other parts of the state in previous years. He prayed for a a total ban on the sale of crackers in the state.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Animesh Das Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 12/09/2022.

The matter related to waterbody encroachment, mouza Kotrung under Uttarpara Kotrung Municipality, district Hooghly.

The order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of (in respect of State of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Lakshadweep, Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh and Chandigarh) Re: Compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and other environmental issues dated 07/09/2022.

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.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tribunal on its Own Motion Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 06/09/2022.

The Green Tribunal directed Municipal Corporation Howrah to file report on Howrah Wholesale Fish market Howrah Municipal Corporation was directed by the NGT to file on record the action plan and guidelines framed by it to be followed by the Howrah Wholesale Fish market in the process of carrying on its operations in an environmentally clean atmosphere.

Judgment 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.

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