indo-bangla waterway

The National Green Tribunal decision to form a panel to probe pollution caused by accidents of barges carrying fly ash to Bangladesh came floowing a petition by a fishermen’s union in West Bengal.(HT PHOTO)

NGT panel to probe barge accidents on Indo-Bangla waterway causing fly ash pollution

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 25, 2020 09:03 AM IST
The Dakshinbanga Matsyajibi Forum in a petition said several barges transporting fly ash from Kolkata and Haldia in West Bengal to Bangladesh have capsized in the Hooghly river which pollutes the river’s ecosystem and adversely affects the fishing industry.
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