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CENTRAL POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD. (Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India). Parivesh Bhawan, East Arjun Nagar. Handout on Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP) CPCB ENVIS publication "Green Book",promoted by Vridhi Foundation. ▻Result of Certificate Course under GSDP at CPCB; ▻Green Skill for Delhi & NCR; ▻CPCB ENVIS Publiction "Green Book" promoted by.

State pollution board officials said as many as 20 drilled sites have not been restored despite warnings. They said ONGC activities are causing serious environmental degradation. The CPCB inspections followed complaints from villagers living near exploration sites who objected to ONGC abandoning wells without restoring them and leaving the sites barren. The ministry mandates that drilled sites should be restored before they are abandoned at the time of giving permission to explore forest areas and ecologically sensitive zones. Kamini Roy of village Putia said ONGC did not even bother to clean the soil at the drill sites where they dumped drill cuttings solid material removed during drilling that includes grease and oil. The drilled material is supposed to be disposed in landfills after treatment. Roy said ONGC has outsourced waste treatment work without bothering to monitor the companies. These companies run mobile effluent treatment plants near all drill sites and are supposed to dispose waste in pits that have lining to prevent contaminants from percolating into groundwater. Roy said the mobile units move on without completing their work. ONGChas drilled 17 gas wells in six exploration zones of the state between January and December The wells are spread over various sites including Agartala, Sonamura and Bishalgarh.

The tribunal distinctly stated that the chief secretary of each state and the administrator of each union territory will be responsible for preparation of the action plan.

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The study observed that the number of polluted stretches in the country was , an increase from in and in Environmental Jurisprudence in India Environmental jurisprudence in the matter of river water pollution is not recent. Judicial activism for environment protection in India dates back to the late s.

The instrument of public interest litigation PIL was used by communities affected by river water pollution to seek relief Divan and Rosencranz There have been many landmark judgments where the judiciary has played the role of salvaging the environmental degradation as it felt that this was its constitutional duty Venkat The judgments in all these cases have directed the polluters to set up treatment plants to treat pollution and meet the standards.

The courts have directed that polluting units that have not adopted measures for the treatment of pollution be closed down.

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The relevant authorities have also been reprimanded by the courts for not discharging their duties under the environmental laws to check pollution Pravinbhai Jashbhai Patel and v State of Gujarat and Ors Sustainable development is the answer.

Environmental Legislation Specific to Water Pollution In India, there is a constitutional mandate to protect and improve the environment. In addition to constitutional provisions, there are specific environmental laws to protect the environment.

The Water Act, and Environment Protection Act EPA , have provisions to take action against the polluters, both industries or government authorities.

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Still, we do not have any case where a polluter has been imprisoned by the Court or fined and where the punishment or the amount of the fine has acted as a deterrent. The legal cases for pollution of the rivers have been filed in spite of the constitutional and legislative provisions as the communities affected by the pollution could not get any respite from the regulatory bodies. The answer is that it is unlikely. Why Are Court Orders Ineffective?

The courts can direct the polluters to set up infrastructure to treat pollution and governments to prepare the action plans to tackle pollution. In doing so, there is an underlying presumption that setting up of infrastructure would result in the improvement of river water quality. There exists a wide gap between the expected outcomes of legal orders and the actual environmental conditions on the ground.

The report also clearly demonstrates the likely impact of the initiatives taken. Restoration of water quality of River Ganga is high on national agenda. CPCB ENVIS took the initiative to represent this approach in a pictorial form for better demarcation of different segments along with their primary characterstics.

This infographic of segmental approach will prove to be very informative and supportive for stakeholders.

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Urban Waste Profile. Water Quality Management of India. Rainwater Harvesting in India - An Appraisal It also advises the Governments of Union Territories on industrial and other sources of water and air pollution.

The board has approximately full-time employees [11] including engineers, scientists, and environmental protection specialists.

CPCB is constituted on 22 cleanliness of streams, wells. CPCB plays role in abatement and control of pollution in the country by generating relevant data, providing scientific information, rendering technical inputs for formation of national policies and programs, training and development of manpower and organising activities for promoting awareness at different levels of the Government and public.

CPCB, under the Water Prevention and Control of Pollution Act, , and the Air Prevention and Control of Pollution Act, , aims to promote cleanliness of streams and wells in different areas of the States by prevention, control and abatement of water pollution, and to improve the quality of air and to prevent, control or abate air pollution in the country. CPCB head office is currently divided into 22 divisions.

Each division have its own in charge and individual sets of goals.

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CPCB has established 7 zonal offices catering to various States. Zonal offices are field offices of CPCB and all the schemes are prepared at Head office are executed by them. Zonal offices undertake field investigation and send reports on Water Quality Monitoring, Air Quality Monitoring, Industrial Inspection and other such related activities to the Head office for further action.

Each zonal office caters to a fixed number of states. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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