Environmental Protection Act 1986

Submitted by: Prachi Soni Rashmi Singh Partho Pritam Sarkar

Environmental laws


and enhance the environment and also to safeguard the forests and wildlife of the country. Division of Environment was established in India in 1980. after became the Ministry of Environment and Forests in

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Environmental Safeguard Act 1986


constitutional provisions happen to be backed by several laws – acts, guidelines, and notices. EPA (Environment Protection Act), 1986 came into force soon after the Bhopal Gas Misfortune. a large number of laws and regulations came into existence while the problems commenced arising, for instance , Handling and Management of Hazardous

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Set of the environmental legislations

General Forest Water Air 

and wildlife



Take action 1986 -- The Environment (Protection) Rules 1989 - The goal of Hazardous Waste materials (Management and Handling) Guidelines 1989 -- The Manufacture, Storage, and Import of Hazardous Guidelines 1989 - The Produce, Use, Transfer, Export, and Storage of hazardous Micro-organisms/ Genetically

– The Environment (Protection)



- The population Liability Insurance Act and Rules and Amendment, 1992 1995 -- The Countrywide Environmental Cortege Act 1997 - The National Environment Appellate Specialist Act 1998 - The Biomedical waste (Management and Handling) Guidelines 1999 -- The Environment (Siting for Professional Projects) Rules, 1999



- The City and county Solid Toxins (Management and Handling) Guidelines, 2000 2000 - The Ozone Depleting Substances (Regulation and Control) 2001 - The Electric batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001 2002 - The Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) (Amendment) 2002 - The Biological Diversity

Forest and wildlife

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-- The Indian Forest Work and Modification, 1984 - The Wildlife Protection Action, Rules 1973 and Change 1991 -- The Forest (Conservation) Work and Rules,...