What are the Environment Authorities to check pollution in the country?

What are the Environment Authorities to check pollution in the country?
What are the Environment Authorities to check pollution in the country?

Environment Authorities are following – There are following Environmental Authorities have been constituted under the Environment (Protection) Act 1986. These are –

  • The Central Ground Water Authority – Aqua Culture Authority
  • Dahanu Taluka Environment (Protection) Authority
  • Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority for National Capital Region of Delhi
  • Loss of Ecology (Prevention and Payment of Compensation) Authority for State of Tamil Nadu.
  • National Environment Appellate Authority,1997

Environmental law means the laws that regulate the impact of human activities on the environment. Environmental law covers a broad range of activities that affect air, water, land, flora or fauna. It includes laws that relate to: Protection of animals and plants.

The functions 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.

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