What are the requirements that are to be fulfilled under the E.P.A. by persons carrying on any industry, operation etc.?

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According to Section 7, no person carrying on any indsutry, operation or process shall discharge or emit or permit to be discharged or emitted any environmental pollutants in excess of such standards as may be prescribed. Critically polluted areas have been identified The Central Pollution Control Board in consultation with State Pollution Control Boards has… Read more »

Can companies and government departments be also prosecuted under E.P.A.?

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Yes, companies and government departments be also prosecuted under E.P.A Every anthropogenic activity has some impact on the environment. More often it is harmful to the environment than benign. However mankind as it is developed today cannot live without taking up these activities for his food, security and other needs. Consequently, there is a need to… Read more »

What do you mean by Environment Impact Assessment (EIA)?

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Every anthropogenic activity has some impact on the environment. More often it is harmful to the environment than benign. However mankind as it is developed today cannot live without taking up these activities for his food, security and other needs. Consequently, there is a need to harmonies developments activities with be environmental concerns. Environmental impact… Read more »