Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding brick kilns operating in districts of West Bengal, 04/03/2014
Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Nadia District Brick Manufacturers Association & Others Vs West Bengal Pollution Control Board & Ors dated 04/03/2014 regarding brick kilns operating in districts of West Bengal. The Tribunal has directed the West Bengal Pollution Control Board to file an Affidavit on the following issues:
1. The distance and the period during which the brick kilns can be permitted to operate and the area in which they shall be totally prohibited;
2. What is the policy with regard to granting of consents to the new brick kilns to operate;
3. It shall also state as to anti-pollution devices as suggested by the Applicant and their monitoring by the Board.
Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/53-2014(MApp)_4Mar2014.pdf
Previous Orders: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/e-orders.php?eid=5383