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Environmental Pollution and Law

K.C. Agrawal, Agro Botanical Pub, 1995, 546 p, ISBN : 9788185031699, $40.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Contents: Preface. I. Environmental pollution: 1. Environmental pollution control through law--an introduction. 2. The environment (protection) act, 1986-a critical study of the act. II. Air pollution: 3. Air pollution. 4. Air (prevention and control of pollution) act, 1981--a critical study. 5. The motor vehicles act, 1988--legal control of vehicular pollution. III. Water pollution: 6. Water pollution--sources, environmental health and control. 7. Legal control of water pollution in India--common law remedies. 8. Water (prevention and control of pollution) act, 1974. 9. The water (prevention and control of pollution) cess act, 1977. IV. Noise pollution: 10. Noise pollution--sources, effects and control. 11. Legal regulation of noise pollution. V. Justice to all: 12. Public interest litigation-environmental protection and pollution control. Appendices: Bare acts/rules/bills/policy statements, etc.: 1. The factories act, 1948. 2. The Rajasthan noise control act, 1963. 3. Sockholm conference, 1972. 4. The water (prevention and control of pollution) act, 1974. 5. The water (prevention and control of pollution) rules, 1975. 6. The water (prevention and control of pollution) cess act, 1977. 7. The water (prevention and control of pollution) cess rules, 1978. 8. The air (prevention and control of pollution) act, 1981. 9. The air (prevention and control of pollution) rules, 1982. 10. Bhopal gas leak disaster case, 1984. 11. The environment (protect on) act, 1986. 12. The hazardous waste (management and handling) rules, 1982. 13. Policy statement of abatement of pollution, 1992. 14. Environment tribunal bill, 1992. Glossary. Abbreviations. Subject index.

"The present book entitled: Environmental Pollution and Law, is an authentic contribution of a well established writer who is an environmental scientist of great repute with command on legal aspects of environmental protection and pollution control. The book is, therefore, a combination of knowledge of an environmental scientist and legal expert. The book contains literature upto 1994. This will serve as a major text/reference book for students of law, environmental scientist and for industrialist. The text has been updated in light of current status of Government policies." (jacket)

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