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Where the application forms for obtaining prior environmental clearance will be available?

Where the application forms for obtaining prior environmental clearance will be available?

The application forms i.e. FORM-1 and FORM-1A can be downloaded free of cost from the website of State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA), Chhattisgarh and website of Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.

On August 29 the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change issued an order to set up what it called a high level committee to review various Acts including the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980, Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972, the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, and the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.

The important Environmental Laws in India
  • Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974;
  • Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981,
  • Cess Act, 1977, – Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 and Rules there under
  • Public Liability Insurance Act, 1981,
  • National Environmental Tribunal Act, 1995
  • National Environment Appellate Authority Act, 1997

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