Ground Water Pollution in India-2021

Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) generates ground water quality data on a regional scale through ground water quality monitoring throughout the country. This monitoring indicates the occurrence of Fluoride, Arsenic, Nitrate, Iron and Heavy Metals beyond the BIS permissible limits for human consumption in isolated pockets in various parts of the country.

Prevention and Control of Environment Pollution Caused by Solid Wastes-2020 China

The Law of the People's Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Environment Pollution Caused by Solid Wastes, as revised and adopted at the 17th Session of the Standing Committee of the Thirteenth National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China on April 29, 2020, is hereby issued and shall come into force on September 1, 2020.

Air pollution

Air pollutant means any solid, liquid or gaseous substance [(including noise)] present in the atmosphere in such concentration as may be or tend to be injurious to human beings or other living creatures or plants or property or environment; Air…

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.

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…

ARJUN GOPAL AND OTHERS VERSUS UNION OF INDIA AND OTHERS-9/10/2017

  IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIACIVIL 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 HIA NOS. 94427, 94429, 95202, 96202 AND 96755…