KOLKATA: Regular complaints of wheezing, cough, cold, flu and bronchitis among residents could be blamed on the toxic air they breathe, given that Kolkata and Howrah have consistently been recordin

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs Ministry of Railways & Others dated 25/04/2017 regarding unhygienic conditions of platforms of Howrah Railway Station and Railway Yard. The issue also deals with inadequate capacity of the STP which is said to have been constructed in the year 1995.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 25/04/2017 regarding Royal Calcutta Turf Club (RCTC) ground in Hastings area of Kolkata which houses a stable consisting of about 500 horses and the area falls within the Kolkata Maidan. It is alleged by the applicant that considerable amount of effluents without treatment are being discharged and the veterinary hospital maintained by the club for treatment of the horses also releases biomedical wastes.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday asked West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) to monitor the noise level in the city's silence zones.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Joydeep Mukherjee Vs Chief Secretary, Govt. of West Bengal & Others dated 31/03/2017 regarding pollution of Tarapith area, particularly the Dwarka river, Birbhum District, West Bengal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Abdulla Sardar Vs Divisional Forest Officer & Others dated 31/03/2017 regarding illegal fishery bandhs, Uttar Budhakhali Panchayat, West Bengal.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Goutam Roy Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 22/03/2017 regarding permissible noise level for fire crackers within the State of West Bengal.

The green panel had earlier issued notices to the West Bengal government, state pollution control board, Siliguri Municipal Corporation and its Deputy Commissioner in the case.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Rudranil De Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 17/03/2017 regarding utilization fly ash based products in construction activities within 300 km radius of any coal or lignite based Thermal Power Plant. Original Application stands disposed off.

MUMBAI: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has directed Tata Chemicals to shut down its fertilizer plant in Haldia (West Bengal) for violating liquid waste discharge rules.

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