SC Asks CPCB To Conduct Scientific Studies On Pollution Caused By Stone Crushing Units

The report was sought to decide if the pollution caused by stone crushing units should be brought under the law on requirement of prior environmental clearance

By PTI 08/01/2024

72 Percent Rural Households Get Tap Water; Challenges Linger In Some States

Government aims for 100 percent rural tap water coverage by 2024, addressing challenges while advancing ODF Plus status and rejuvenating Ganga under comprehensive initiatives

By Outlook Planet Desk 28/12/2023

NGT Imposes States Rs 79,098 Cr For Not Complying With Solid Waste Management Rules

Uttar Pradesh was fined Rs 5,000 crore, Bihar Rs 4,000 crore, Telangana Rs 3,800 crore, West Bengal Rs 3,500 crore, Karnataka Rs 3,400 crore and Delhi Rs 3,132 crore for violations

By PTI 22/12/2023

UK Firms Ready To Help Bengal Develop Green Public Transport System: Envoy

The British delegation for the Bengal Global Business Summit is also accompanied by UK-based companies working on net zero, solar, sustainable urbanisation, clean mobility, air pollution and climate action

By PTI 21/11/2023

Atmanirbhar Bharat Concept Will Be Complete If We Care About Environment, Address Climate Change: WB Governor

He referred to one of the books launched titled 'Heritage Trees of Goa' and said it would resolve the "grave issue of climate catastrophe that has enveloped the world"

By PTI 19/08/2023

WB Government bars the bursting of Fire Crackers On Diwali Owing to Air Pollution and COVID.

The West Bengal government on Tuesday said that it will not allow bursting of firecrackers during the upcoming Kali Puja and Diwali festivals in order to check air pollution which is hazardous for COVID-19 patients.

By Outlook Planet Desk 13/11/2020

West Bengal Marks 4th of November to be Anti-Stubble Burning Day

The West Bengal government on Tuesday decided to observe November 4 as an 'anti-stubble burning day', an official said.

By Outlook Planet Desk 10/11/2020

Sundari Trees In Sundarban Delta Are Dying A Slow Death. Is Anyone Listening?

Sundari trees, after which the mangrove forest is named, are on the brink of extinction in West Bengal due to excessive logging in the past for its high value wood and now with seawater rise.

By Ananda Bannerjee 15/08/2020