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Air Pollution News West Bengal

Kolkata Firms Told To Cover Construction Areas To Prevent Air Pollution: West Bengal Environment Minister

In addition to covering construction areas, to curb the vehicular pollution, 15-year old commercial vehicles were denied entry in Kolkata ...
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Air Pollution News West Bengal

Air Pollution: Air Quality In North Kolkata Reaches ‘Severe’ Level

With the air quality index peaking at severe category in the residential areas of north Kolkata, Environmentalist S M Ghosh has blamed open waste burning for the situation ...
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Air Pollution West Bengal

Pollution Control Agency Not Proactive On Kolkata Air Quality: Activists

Kolkata has been observing air quality oscillating between ‘very poor’ and ‘severe’ for several weeks as Environment activists hold WPCB accountable for inaction ...
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National Green Tribunal News West Bengal

Contempt Petition In NGT Over Pollution In Kolkata Lake During Chhath Puja

A Plea has been filed against the Chhath Devotees in Kolkata who defied the National Green Tribunal ban against polluting the Rabindra Sarobar lake as they offered prayers and burst crackers by the river to celebrate the festival ...
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National Pollution Prevention Day: ‘Save Green And Stay Clean’, Says West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
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National Pollution Prevention Day: ‘Save Green And Stay Clean’, Says West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

As high air pollution engulfs Kolkata, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urges people to adopt eco-friendly lifestyle and save trees, on the occasion of the National Pollution Prevention Day ...
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While Delhi Continues To Witness ‘Very Poor’ Air Quality, Kolkata also faces mounting levels of air pollution
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While Delhi Continues To Witness ‘Very Poor’ Air Quality, Kolkata Also Faces Mounting Levels Of Air Pollution

The Air Quality Index of various cities recorded by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) shows that Kolkata is facing the menace of mounting pollution levels along with Delhi and experts point out that vehicular and industrial emissions are to be blamed ...
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West Bengal Citizens May Have To Pay Up To Rs. 1 Lakh Fine For Littering, Spitting In Public Places

West Bengal government has created a panel to reinforce the existing laws against littering and spitting in the public places ...
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National Green Tribunal West Bengal

National Green Tribunal Ban Flouted For Second Day In Kolkata By Chhath Devotees

Chhath Devotees in Kolkata defy the National Green Tribunal ban against polluting the Rabindra Sarobar lake for the second day as they offer prayers and burst crackers by the river to celebrate the festival ...
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Air Pollution News West Bengal

Chhath Puja Celebrated In Kolkata City Lake, Flouting National Green Tribunal Order

Thousands of devotees defied the NGT ban and celebrated Chhath Puja at lake Rabindra Sarobar in south Kolkata which is part of the National Lake Conservation Plan of the Government of India ...
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Beat Plastic Pollution: Students At IIT Kharagpur On Operation ‘Zero Single-Use Plastic’ In Campus
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Beat Plastic Pollution: Students At IIT Kharagpur On Operation ‘Zero Single-Use Plastic’ In Campus

A group of students have started a campaign to reduce single-use plastic items from the campus of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kharagpur and are also working on finding innovative solution for disposing and reusing plastic waste ...
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West Bengal Pollution Control Board Teams To Check Firecracker Norm Violation In Kolkata And Surrounding Areas
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West Bengal Pollution Control Board Teams To Check Firecracker Norm Violation In Kolkata And Surrounding Areas

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) has deployed seven teams in the city and surrounding areas, to check adherence to the Calcutta High Court’s 90-decibel limit order and the recent Supreme Court order on bursting firecrackers, on Kali Puja and Diwali ...
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Fireworks Manufacturers Seek Guidelines On Green Crackers
Air Pollution News West Bengal

West Bengal Fireworks Manufacturers Seek Clarity On Supreme Court Guidelines On Green Crackers

Supreme Court allowed the sale and manufacture of low emission firecrackers this Diwali, now the fireworks manufacturers of West Bengal seek clarity on what qualifies as "green" crackers ...
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