Mondaq Asia Pacific: Environment
Carroll & O'Dea
Summary of changes to EPA Act including new types of plans, review requirements of councils and more powers to enforce Act.
Clayton Utz
Changes to SA waste management legislation have now commenced and target waste facilities, stockpiling and illegal dumping.
Holding Redlich
Planning and environment articles - a summary of what is going on in practice and courts, in the media, cases and legislation.
Broad & Bright
The PRC legalization of environmental protection was launched upon the promulgation of first PRC environmental protection law (i.e. the Environmental Protection Law (For Trial Implementation))...
Latham & Watkins
Earlier this month, during a round of surprise inspections, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Environmental Protection Zhao Yangmin publicly shamed the city officials of Langfang...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The non-compliance to the cleaning and rejuvenation of the Yamuna River under the Project was deeply regretted.
Singh & Associates
To meet the obligations under the Convention on Biological Diversity also known as Biodiversity Convention, India enacted The Biological Diversity Act, 2002 [hereinafter termed as "the Act"].
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The NGT Bench inaugurated merely 18 months ago at Kochi has been shut down permanently after its functioning stopped on November 10, 2017.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Court also gave a direction to the Authority to remove and clear all the waste that were dumped from the site within reasonable time.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Haryana State Pollution Control Board (hereinafter referred to as "HSPCB") has issued a notification, HSPCB/BR/2017/4915 dated October 11, 2017 wherein certain industries in Haryana...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
In its latest attempt to control and minimize air pollution in the National Capital Region, the Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority has decided that the measures listed under the category of Graded Response Action Plan ...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Polluter Pays Principle was first introduced in 1972 by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Guiding Principles concerning International Economic Aspects of Environmental policies ...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Supreme Court had also passed an order on May 2, 2017, prohibiting the use of pet coke and furnace oil in Delhi.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The present judgement arose consequential to the petitions filed against the orders of the Supreme Court dated September 12, 2017, modifying the sale of fire-crackers.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Enacted in 1986, it is one of the most comprehensive legislations with an intent to protect and improve the environment.
Khaitan & Co
On 26 September 2017, the Government of India (Central Government) notified and published the Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2017, which supersede the Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2010.
Vaish Associates Advocates
The National Biodiversity Authority in Chennai has been established for the purposes of implementing the objects of the Act.
Khaitan & Co
The Notification provided that all applications for environmental clearance would be considered on merits and as per the applicable norms provided for in the Environment Impact Assessment Notification 2006.
Seth Dua & Associates
MOEFCC has issued a notification for ensuring Ease of Doing Responsible Business; and streamlining the permissions for buildings and construction sector by integration of environmental condition...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The National Green Tribunal (hereinafter referred to as "NGT") has issued an order dated May 16, 2017 in the matter of People for Education Research Scholarship & Outward Nutrition v. Union of India and the Central Pollution Control Board, 471 of 2016.
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