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Answered on 28 Sep 2018

The MoEF&CC; has mandated online submission of applications for Terms of Reference(TORs) and Environment Clearance (EC) w.e.f. 1st July, 2014, with the objective to increase transparency in system and reduce delays. Read More

Posted on 05 Mar 2017 | 1 Answer

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Answered on 28 Sep 2018

State Boards are implementing following programmes -Pollution control in 17 categories of highly polluting industries -Pollution control from industries discharging waste water into rivers and lakes -Inventorization of pollution industries in the State and ensuring their compliance to the Pollution control norms -Restoration of environmental quality in critically polluted areas -Monitoring of water and ambient air quality in the States -Management of hazardous waste Bio -Management of Municipal Solid Wastes Read More

Posted on 05 Mar 2017 | 1 Answer

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Answered on 28 Sep 2018

The various environmental laws in India will help you in developing an agriculture-based community which promotes organic farming and zero energy or natural buildings. The following environmental laws have been indicated in India: Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 Biological Diversity Act, 2002 Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 Forest Conservation Act, 1980 Hazardous Waste Handling and Management Act, 1989 Indian Forest Act, 1927 National Green Tribunal Act, 2010 Noise Pollution rule Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights Act of 2001 Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991 The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution), 1974 Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Act, 2002 Wildlife Protection Act of 1972 Contact us at 011-331-38-123  or visit our website to talk to expert lawyers to resolve your legal issue. Read More

Posted on 10 Sep 2018 | 1 Answer

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Answered on 28 Sep 2018

The function of Central Pollution control Board are- Advise the Central Government on matters relating to pollution; Coordinate the activities of the State Boards; Provide Technical assistance to the State Boards, Carry out and sponsor investigations and research relating to control of pollution; Plan and organize training of personnel; Collect, compile and publish technical and statistical data, prepare manuals and code of conduct. To lay down standards; To plan nation wide programme for pollution control. Read More

Posted on 05 Mar 2017 | 1 Answer

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Answered on 28 Sep 2018

Ambient standards in respect of noise for different categories of areas (residential, commercial, industrial) and silence zones have been notified under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986. Noise limits have been prescribed for automobiles, domestic appliances and construction equipment at the manufacturing stage. Standards have been evolved and notified for the gen sets, fire crackers and coal mines. Regulatory agencies have been directed to enforce the standards for control and regulate noise pollution. Read More

Posted on 05 Mar 2017 | 1 Answer

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Answered on 28 Sep 2018

1. Whoever fails to comply with or contravenes any of the provisions of this Act, or the rules made or orders or directions issued thereunder, shall, in respect of each such failure or contravention, be punishable with imprisonment for a team which may extend to five years or with fine which may extend to one lakh rupees, or with both, and in case the failure or contravention continues, with additional fine which may extend to five thousand rupees for every day during which such failure or contravention continues after the conviction for the first such failure or contravention. 2. If the failure or contravention referred to in sub-section(1) continues beyond a period of one year after the date of conviction, the offender shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to seven years. Read More

Posted on 01 Jun 2016 | 1 Answer

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Answered on 28 Sep 2018

The Govt. of India has enacted Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000 vide S.O.123(E), dated 14th February, 2000. The Rule deals with provisions to control noise pollution due to loud-speakers and public address system, as given below : Restriction on the use of loud speakers/utility address system : A loud speaker or a public address system shall not be used except after obtaining written permission from the authority. A loud speaker or a public address system shall not be used at night (between 10.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.) except in closed premises for communication within e.g. auditoria, conference rooms, community halls and banquet halls. Read More

Posted on 05 Mar 2017 | 1 Answer

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Answered on 28 Sep 2018

You should complaint to Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board. If the said board fails to take action on the complaint then you can file a Writ Petition and seek compensation.Read More

Posted on 05 Mar 2016 | 1 Answer

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Answered on 28 Sep 2018

Yes, Section 2(16) of the WLPA 1972 defines ‘hunting’ and includes an attempt to capture, kill, poison, snare or trap a wild animal within its definition. Therefore, if a person is caught within the protected area and found in possession of a snare, s/he can be booked under the Act.Read More

Posted on 04 May 2016 | 1 Answer

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Advocate K. Mondal
Answered on 28 Sep 2018

You can file a writ under Article 226 in the High Court or with the Supreme Court under Article 32 of the Indian Constitution.Read More

Posted on 13 Apr 2017 | 1 Answer