In 1990 Supreme Court held that heavy vehicles operating in Delhi being buses and trucks etc vehicles constitute main contributing factor to pollution.

We are of the view that the heavy vehicles operating in the city being the buses, trucks and defence vehicle constitute the main contributing factor to pollution. It is necessary, therefore, that more of attention is directed against these vehicles. Particulars of the prosecution said to have been undertaken should be made available to the Court so that the Court would be in a position to appreciate the steps taken and to what extent this measure is effective. We, therefore, direct the Delhi Administration to place before the Court a complete list of the prosecution launched against the vehicles for causing pollution by infringement of the various requirements of the law with particular reference to the vehicles, nature of the vehicles dates of prosecution, the nature of offences for which prosecutions have been launched and the result, if any, of such prosecutions from 1-4-1990.… Read More In 1990 Supreme Court held that heavy vehicles operating in Delhi being buses and trucks etc vehicles constitute main contributing factor to pollution.

On and from 1st April, 2017 vehicles that are not BS-IV compliant shall not be sold in India

Supreme Court  in the case of M.C. Mehta v. Union of India & Ors. [I.A. Nos. 487/2017, 491/2017, 494/207, 489/2017, 495/2017 in Writ Petition (Civil) No.13029 of 1985], issue pertaining to the sale and registration and therefore the commercial interests of manufacturers and dealers of such vehicles that do not meet the Bharat Stage-IV (‘BS-IV’) emission… Read More On and from 1st April, 2017 vehicles that are not BS-IV compliant shall not be sold in India

Pollution control measures in West Bengal

State Pollution Control Boards WEST BENGAL DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT GOVT OF WEST BENGAL Clearance/Consent [ WEST BENGAL POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD] Consent to Establish[NOC FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF A UNIT] Consent to Operate[NOC FOR RUNNING A UNIT] Hazardous Waste Authorisation Biomedical Waste Authorisation Municipal Solid Waste Authorisation Registration of Recyclers of Hazardous Waste Registration of traders for import… Read More Pollution control measures in West Bengal

ARJUN GOPAL AND OTHERS VERSUS UNION OF INDIA AND OTHERS[ SC 2017 October ]

Pollution- Complete Ban on selling firecrackers in NCT IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL ORIGINAL JURISDICTION Date: October 09, 2017. Bench : (A.K. SIKRI) (ABHAY MANOHAR SAPRE) (ASHOK BHUSHAN) IA NO. 92862 OF 2017 IN WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO. 728 OF 2015 W I T H IA NOS. 94427, 94429, 95202, 96202 AND 96755 OF 2017 IN WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO. 728… Read More ARJUN GOPAL AND OTHERS VERSUS UNION OF INDIA AND OTHERS[ SC 2017 October ]