Legal provision for environment management-Part-2
Some more legal provision imposed by Government on the Environment are Air and Water Act. I shared these Acts separately because in today's world it should be the priority of everyone on this earth to save water and air from being depleted.
This article is continuation of Legal provision for environment management.
6) Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974:- This Act was enacted to control the problems due to the quality of water being affected by pollution has been announced from time to time.
Salient features of the Act:-
7) Air(Prevention and control of Pollution)Act, 1981:-The central Pollution Control Board and the State Pollution Control Board are also empowered with authority and ad-ministrative functions for the Air Act similar to the Water Act.
The central Board Sets nationally ambient air standards and the State boards can petition local magistrates to re-strain pollutes from crossing or exceeding the limits as specified by the Central board.
Salient features of the Act are:-