Environmental Protection Laws. The water (Prevention and control of pollution) act, 1974. The air (Prevention and control of pollution) act, 1981. Wildlife Protection act, 1972. The Indian Forest act, 1980. The Environment (Protection)act, 1986.
The act aims to prevent and control water pollution and to maintain/restore wholesomeness of water by establishing central and state pollution control board to monitor and enforce the regulations.
An act to provide for the prevention, control and abatement of air pollution, for the establishment, with a view to carrying out the aforesaid purposes, of boards, for conferring on and assigning to such boards powers and functions relating thereto and for matters connected therewith.
WILDLIFE PROTECTION ACT, 1972
The Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 is an Indian legislation enacted by the Parliament of India for protection of plants and animal species
FOREST CONSERVATION ACT,1980(Passed On Oct 5 1980 & Amendments Made in 1988)
A COMMITMENT OF THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT FOR THE CAUSE OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSRVATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT.
THE ENVIRONMENT (PROTECTION) ACT, 1986(Passed in March,1986 & came into force on 19 Nov. 1986)
The Environmental act, 1986 has 26 sections and it has been divided into four chapters relating to:
In conclusion, environment pollution are affecting not only individual but also entire countries all over the world. The awareness towards improving the quality of environment has increased substantially and all efforts are being made at different levels to minimize environmental pollution and thus help in improving the quality of life.
• Management of environment means the proper utilization, conservation preservation, control and recycling of the resources for maintaining a balanced ecosystems. The main focus of environment management is, thus, to avoid the over-use, misuse and abuse of the natural resources
“NATURE HAS EVERY THING FOR EVERY BODY’S NEED, BUT NOT ENOUGH FOR ONE MAN’S GREED”