Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding discharge of fly ash into Chandrabhaga and Bakreswar rivers by Bakreswar Thermal Power Project, 27/11/2014

  • 27/11/2014

The order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Dutta Vs. State of West Bengal & Ors. dated 27/11/2014 regarding discharge of fly ash into Chandrabhaga and Bakreswar rivers by Bakreswar Thermal Power Project.

The Tribunal noted that the report filed by the Member Secretary, West Bengal State Pollution Control Board and the Chief Secretary, Govt. of West Bengal clearly indicates that a huge quantity of fly ash in the river bed has accumulated due to discharge of fly ash laden water and the same has not yet been removed.

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