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NGT Forms Committee To Look Into Fly Ash Pollution In Hooghly River

Hearing a petition filed by Dakhsinbanga Matsyajibi Forum, NGT created an expert-committee to investigate the fly-ash pollution of Hooghly river on National Waterway 97. The committee comprises of experts from CPCB, WB-PCB and South-24 Pargana DM. Last year, at least five barges carrying fly-ash from India to Bangladesh were capsized into Hooghly that polluted river and subsequently affected fishing industry. Sunderbans' fragile-ecosystem and… read-more

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 01:56 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: NGT, Expert Committee, Fly-ash pollution, Hooghly River., Water pollution, indo-bangladesh boder

Courtesy: Hindustan Times