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What is environmental protection Act 1986?

What is environmental protection Act 1986?

An Act to provide for the protection and improvement of environment and for matters connected there with.

WHEREAS the decisions where taken at the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment held at Stockholm in June, 1972, in which India participated, to take appropriate steps for the protection and improvement of human environment.

AND WHEREAS it is considered necessary further to implement the decisions aforesaid in so far as they relate to the protection and improvement of environment and prevention of hazards to human beings, other living creatures, plants and property.

NOTIFICATION under Section 3(2) (v) of Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 and Rules 5 (3) (d) of Environment (Protection)Rules, 1986 Prohibiting Industries in Murud-janjira Area in the Raligarh District of Maharastra.

S.O.No.20 (E) – Whereas a notification under sub-rule (3) of the rule 5 of the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 inviting objecting against the imposition of prohibition on the location of all industries in Murud-Janjira area in Raigarh district of Maharastra was published vide No.S.O. 85 (E), dated the 7th September, 1988.

And Whereas all objections received have been duly considered by the Central Government.

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (d) of sub-rule (3) of Rule 5 of the said rules, the Central Government hereby prohibits location of all industries, carrying on of operations or processes in a belt of one kilometre from the high tide mark from the Revdanda Creek at 190 35″) upto Devgarh Point (near Shrivardhan) at 180 O’) as well as in one kilometre belt along the banks of the Rajpuri Creek upto Mhasia, except those industries, operations of precesses which are in connection with the promotion and development of Tourism and those thich are permitted by the Central Government after examining the environment impact.

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