<p>The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has carried out inspection for verification of compliance to the stipulated norms of 700 industries falling under the 17- category of highly polluting industries
Water Act 1974
An Act to provide for the prevention and control of water pollution and the maintaining or restoring of wholesomeness of water, for the establishment, with a view to carrying out the purposes aforesaid,
Tamil Nadu becomes the first state to punish polluting petrol stations
The existing legislation though covers adequate provision empowering the State Boards to prescribe stringent emission/ discharge standards while issuing the consent under the Water Act/Air Act, the judgments presently made by the SPCBs appear to be based on their respective experiences in qualitative terms for specifying stringent standards on a case to case basis.
Hyundai rapped for violating green laws after failing to clean up its act