Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding pollution caused by Mejia Thermal Power Station, Bankura, West Bengal, 13/12/2017

  • 13/12/2017

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Legal Aid Services-West Bengal Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/12/2017 regarding pollution caused by Mejia Thermal Power Station, Bankura, West Bengal. The Enquiry Report substantiates environmental degradation both in terms of air and water pollution and therefore the Court directs the power plant to show cause before the next date (31/01/2018) as to why the plant shall not be ordered to be shut down for not having followed the pollution norms.