Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal operation of brick fields in Purulia District, West Bengal, 06/11/2019
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sailen Mishra Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 06/11/2019 regarding illegal operation of brick fields in Purulia District of West Bengal.
The Tribunal directed the West Bengal Pollution Control Board to recover environmental compensation from all illegl brick fields and submit a status report. "All the brick fields referred to in the application and the reports filed by the regulatory authorities were not compliant as none of them possessed valid Environmental Clearance or Consent to Operate. Those are being obtained after the complaint had been lodged the process of which is still continuing," the order said.