Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding sponge iron factory spewing pollution, Purulia, West Bengal, 27/01/2020

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Debdatta Mandal Vs Pollution Control Board West Bengal & Others dated 27/01/2020 regarding sponge iron factory being run at Bonhra area of Mauza Bonhra situated under Neturia Police Station, District Purulia, West Bengal. The primary contention raised is that the unit is causing air pollution due to emission of black smoke and heavy dust as well as garbage.

The Tribunal directed the West Bengal Pollution Control Board to submit a report on the matter.