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Some Issues of Interest to the Distillery Sector

Some Issues of Interest to the Distillery Sector. By Dr. Yashpal Singh Former, Director, Environment, Government of U.P. Presented at the 6th Annual Seminar of U.P. Distillers Association on 28/04/2017 On Technology The issue of imposing concentration...

Corporate Responsibility for Environmental Protection in Tanneries

The Ministry of Environment & Forest (MoEF) has launched the Charter on “Corporate Responsibility for Environmental Protection (CREP)” in March 2003 with the purpose to go beyond the compliance of regulatory norms for prevention...

Corporate Responsibility for Environmental Protection in Tanneries

The high BOD from distilleries has been a cause of major environmental concern over the years. They have also been covered under the Corporate Responsibility for Environmental Protection 2003, in India, wherein it has been provided that a system...

Industry, Environment and the Judiciary

With the promulgation of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1974, India initiated a process of establishing a regime for control of pollution . A Central Act of Parliament, consequently adopted by the state legislatures, the...
Industrial Usage of Water

The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977

The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977 A Summary by Dr. Yashpal Singh and Vinod Dwivedi The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977 is a Central Act of Parliament which provides for the levy and collection...

Corporate Environmental Compliance

Prevention and Control of Pollution The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act was a Central Act of Parliament passed in 1974, which provided for Water Pollution Control and also established the State (Water Prevention and Control of...

Corporate Social Responsibility-Towards a sustainable India

The business sector has been extremely successful in generating wealth and value for its shareholders over the post independence years. It is commendable, but at the same time, triggered by an increasingly unmanageable population,   we have...
Water Act 1974

The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974

The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 is a Central Act of Parliament which provides for the Prevention and Control of Water Pollution and the maintaining or restoring of wholesomeness of water. It also provides for the establishment...
Air Pollution is affecting Lives

The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1981

The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 A Summary by Dr. Yashpal Singh and Vinod Dwivedi The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 is a central Act of Parliament, which provides for the prevention and control of...

MoEF & CC, GOI notifies new provisions for dealing with violation cases under EIA notification of 2006-Closures, guarantees, forfeitures established

MoEF & CC, GOI notifies new provisions for dealing with violation cases under EIA notification of 2006-Closures, guarantees, forfeitures established   Dr. Yashpal Singh Member, Expert Appraisal Committee, MoEF & CC, Govt. of India. Former-Director,...