• List of Environmental Laws – India

    The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986The Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991Indian Forest Act, 1927Forest Conservation Act 1980Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981Cess Act, 1977National Environmental Tribunal Act, 1995National Environment Appellate Authority Act, 1997 The…

  • Plastic Waste – Supreme Court Judgments

    Plastic Waste – Supreme Court Judgments

    Supreme Court judgments on usage and disposal of Plastic Waste, with directions to Authorities on steps to minimise its use and contamination. 1. Plastic waste destroys ecological balance Plastic waste is a pollutant, destructor of ecological balance, and a major threat to utility of natural resources for survival of living species. Yet usage of plastic…

  • Plastic Ban – Constitutional Obligation

    Plastic Ban – Constitutional Obligation

    Provisions in Constitutional Law to ban usage of plastic in order to protect natural resources and environment 1. Introduction Plastic is life threatening and one of the worst causes of environmental pollution worldwide. Its widespread usage has choked precious natural and man-made resources. Single use (use and throw) plastic products in particular are extremely difficult…