Within the framework of the Environmental Protection Act, 1986, that consolidated the provisions of the Water Act of 1974 and the Air Act of 1981, India established pollution control boards to prevent, control and abate environmental pollution.

Chasing treatment plants, not sewage

More than two years ago, the Union ministry of urban development and poverty alleviation moud issued a notification making wastewater recycling compulsory in Delhi. But the rules have not been enforced to date, with the capital s implementing agencies s

Curbing MTBE leak is best way to stop groundwater pollution

Excessive heat and little light is how I would describe discussions on privatisation of water. Protagonists say this is the magic bullet that will deliver safe water for all. Antagonists insist the

the Lok Sabha passed the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess (Amendment) Bill 2000 on February 18, 2003, during the ongoing budget session of parliament. The bill proposes a three-fold

Trading in water pollution proposed

People in Andhra Pradesh now need official consent to sink new wells

a website www.cleanganga.com has been launched, which could go a long way in improving the water quality of the river. The site is hosted by Sankat Mochan Foundation (smf) members and clean-up

Steeped in pollution, Ranchi lake is no more a crowd puller