Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding operation of a slaughter house without any management of slaughter house waste, Howrah District, West Bengal, 07/03/2016
Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Nutfar Sardar Vs Govt. of West Bengal, service through Secretary, Department of Environment, Govt. of West Bengal dated 07/03/2016 regarding operation of a slaughter house near the Applicant's house located in a thickly populated area where at least 25-30 animals are killed regularly without any scientific management of sewerage system for discharge of animal blood including other slaughter house wastes like cow dung, stomachs etc.
NGT holds the Naimuddin Sk, Nazim Sk, Azim Sk, Nasim Sk and Zasim Sk "accountable to have breached the pollution norms under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1974 and Biomedical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules 1998 thereby contributing to water pollution and pollution by slaughter house wastes in the locality during last several years".