Is there any legal and institutional framework to check pollution in the country
Last Updated On: 12/10/2011
Yes Sir, India has prepared pollution abatement strategy which include the legal framework and the Environment Authorities.
Environment Authorities :
In addition to Pollution Control Boards, 6 Environmental Authorities have been constituted under the Environment (Protection) Act 1986, including the National Environment Appellate Authority. These are :
(1). The Central Ground Water Authority - Aqua Culture Authority
(2). Dahanu Taluka Environment (Protection) Authority
(3). Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority for National Capital Region of Delhi
(4). Loss of Ecology (Prevention and Payment of Compensation) Authority for State of Tamil Nadu.
(5). National Environment Appellate Authority,1997