Applicability of the Environment Protection Act to Water and Air Pollution

  • Vedika Gagrani
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  • Vedika Gagrani

    Student at Symbiosis Law School, Noida, India.

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Though this research article the author wants to highlight the applicability of the Environment Protection Act (hereinafter EPA) towards water and air pollution. While India’s international obligations has extended a far great deal towards the invocation of domestic environmental laws, yet the lacuna of its efficient applicability still remains. Through this short paper, the author would make an attempt the sail the reader through the basic objectives of the EPA, it’s applicability towards water and air pollution parallel to their own specific pollution laws (The Air Act and The Water Act) . further the author would take the liberty of briefly encapsulating the major elements under the EPA. This is followed by an analysis into the effectiveness of the EPA in contrast to the aim with which it was established. To conclude, the author would then draw a line between the incorporation of the act and its followed implementation. The author sincerely hopes that the reader finds it useful to understand the basic nuances of the interplay of various pieces of legislation with respect to the environmental law in India.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 1, Page 2037 - 2042


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