Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding river pollution of Chandrabhaga and Bakreswar caused by Bakreshwar Thermal Power Plant, 19/03/2015

  • 19/03/2015

The National Green Tribunal’s eastern zone bench on 13 July, 2015 issued a cause notice to Bakreshwar thermal power plant, asking why it should not be penalised for dumping fly-ash and polluting Chandrabhaga and Bakreshwar rivers in West Bengal

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Dutta Vs. State of West Bengal & Ors. dated 19/03/2015 regarding river pollution of Chandrabhaga and Bakreswar caused by Bakreshwar Thermal Power Plant, a unit of West Bengal Power Development Corporation.

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The Tribunal also directed Chairman, West Bengal Power Development Corporation to file an affidavit disclosing the details of methodology, procedure and mechanism for lifting the fly ash from the river beds of Chandrabhaga and Bakreswar by two weeks.

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