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Sep 01 2003 (SC)

N.D. Jayal and anr. Vs. Union of India (Uoi) and ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : JT2003(Suppl2)SC1; 2003(7)SCALE54; (2004)9SCC362

..... , 1994 issued in exercise of powers under sub-section (i) and clause v of sub-section (2) of section 3 of environment (protection) act 1986 read with clause (f) of sub-rule (3) of rule 5 of environment (protection) act 1986 shall constitute a committee of experts and representatives of ngos (if not already constituted) for the purpose of investigating, ascertaining and reporting ..... the engineering works is not adhered to, all engineering works of the project should be stopped and this condition will be enforced under the provisions of environment protection act 1986. 95. the ministry of environment and forests wrote a letter on 12.4.1991 expressing dissatisfaction on failure to comply with the conditions on which environmental clearance was given. the respondent ..... works failing which the engineering works would be brought to a halt without any extraneous considerations. these conditions will be enforced, among others, under the provisions of the environment (protection) act, 1986.'27. in a letter sent on 21.10.1994 by the additional director, mcef, it is noticed that even though the tehri dam project was accorded environmental clearance ..... pass with the construction, failing which the engineering works would be brought to a halt and this condition will be enforced among others under the provisions of the environment protection act, 1986.6. the petitioners raised the question before us that when a decision had been taken in 1990 to abandon the project as to how clearance could be given .....

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Jul 13 2000 (HC)

Halar Utkarsh Samiti Through Prakash H. Doshi Vs. State of Gujarat Thr ...

Court : Gujarat

Reported in : (2001)2GLR964

..... up and expansion of industries, operations or processes etc., in the said coastal regulation zone (c.r.z.) were imposed. the provisions of the forests act, 1927, wild life (protection) act, 1972, the environment (protection) act, 1986 and the rules made thereunder clearly show that with the change of time, the legislature knowing the pulse of the masses required compassion for life anywhere and ..... 1, 2, and 3 of this letter and under item no. 3, the action was required to be taken for necessary clearance under the wild life (protection) act, 1972 and the environment (protection) act, 1986 and it was submitted with regard to the permission dated 2nd march, 2000 that this document had been filed by the respondents in their defence, and therefore, ..... amendments. the reference was also made to the amendments made therein vide notification issued under sees. 3(1) and 3(2)(5) of the environment (protection) act, 1986 and rule 5(3)(d) of the environment (protection) rules, 1986 declaring the coastal stretches as coastal regulation zone (c.r.z.) and the regulation activities in the c.r.z. according to this amendment, ..... this conference at stockholm was led by the then premier of india, mrs. indira gandhi who played a leading role. however, it was in the year 1986 that the environment (protection) act, 1986 with constitutional implications and the international background was enacted and it was an important step to achieve the directive principles and the values which the indian society has .....

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Oct 09 2001 (HC)

Rambhau Patil, Secretary, National Fish Workers' Forum and Maharashtra ...

Court : Mumbai

Reported in : 2002(1)ALLMR385; 2002(1)BomCR76

..... by the government of india was clearly in breach of the relevant notifications issued by the government of india, ministry of environment and forests, under section 3 of the environment (protection) act, 1986, read with rule 5 of the environment (protection) rules, 1986.in this connection, it was submitted that the notification dated 27th january, 1994 laid down the requirements and procedure for seeking ..... of 2000, advanced the following submissions in support of his writ petition:---(1) approval by the government of india was in breach of the notification issued under the environment (protection) act, inasmuch as no disturbance to tidal waves was permissible and no development work was permissible between the high tide line and low tide line.(2) sanction given on ..... contend that such prohibitions and restrictions should not have been imposed. this statement of mr. kalsekar, therefore, that sub-rule (4) of rule 5 of the environment (protection) rules, 1986 is invalid and void must be rejected.21. it was then submitted by the petitioners in all the three writ petitions that the environmental clearance given by the government ..... the sanction accorded by the government of india be quashed. in writ petition no. 348 of 2000, the petitioners have also prayed that rule 5(4) of the environment (protection) rules, 1986 be declared to be void and unconstitutional. further, the amendment to paragraph (viii) of the crz notification dated 19th february, 1991 brought about by amendment dated 9th .....

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Jul 10 1995 (HC)

ishwar Singh Vs. State of Haryana and Others

Court : Punjab and Haryana

Reported in : AIR1996P& H30

..... the supreme court, the state of haryana issued notification dated 4-8-1992 annexure p1 to take immediate steps under ss. 5 and 7 of the environment (protection) act, 1986 and rules framed thereunder with the object to maintain ecological balance in the state, to prevent environmental degradation and to avoid traffic and human hazards. the ..... department, haryana, deputy commissioner, faridabad, haryana urban development authority through its commissioner/chief executive, central pollution control board through its member-secretary, central government under the environment (protection) act, 1986 and the commissioner, police of delhi are directed to ensure the compliance with our above orders. (7) the officers of the town and country planning department, ..... and 7/92 dated the 9th june, 1992. now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 5 of the environment (protection) act, 1986, read with government of india, ministry of environment and forests, department of environment, forests and wild life, notification no. s.o. 152(e) dated the 10th february, 1988 and in pursuance of the ..... closure orders/directions have been issued by the central pollution control board under section 31-a of air (prevention and control ofpollution) act, 1981 or by the central government under section 5 of the environment. (protection) act, 1986, shall stop functioning/ operating with immediate effect. (6) the delhi development authority through its vice-chairman and commissioner (planning), .....

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Dec 11 1996 (SC)

S. Jagannath Vs. Union of India and Others

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : AIR1997SC811; 1997(1)Crimes189(SC); JT1997(1)SC160; 1997(5)SCALE406; (1997)2SCC87; [1996]Supp9SCR848

..... the subject but more relevant enactments for our purpose are : the water (prevention and control of pollution) act, 1974 (the water act), the air (prevention and control of pollution) act, 1986 (the air act) and the environment protection act) 1986. (the environment act). the water act provides for the constitution of the central pollution control board by the central government and the constitution of the ..... friendly should be permitted. mr. mehta has taken us through the notification dated february 19, 1991 issued by the government of india under section 3 of the environment (protection) act, 1986 (the act)(crz notification) and has vehemently contended that setting up of shrimp farms on the coastal stretches of seas, bays, estuaries, creeks, rivers and backwaters upto ..... are allowing big business houses to develop prawn farms on a large scale in the ecologically fragile coastal areas of the states concerned in the violation of environment protection act, 1986 and the rules framed thereunder and various other provisions of law. it is also alleged that establishment of prawn farms on rural cultivable lands is creating ..... therefore, order and directed as under:1. the central government shall constitute an authority under section 8(3) of the environment (protection) act, 1986 and shall confer on the said authority all the powers necessary to protect the ecologically fragile coastal areas, sea shore, water front and other coastal areas and specially to deal with the situation created .....

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Mar 18 2004 (SC)

M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India (Uoi) and ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : AIR2004SC4016; 2005(5)ALLMR(SC)353; (2004)3CompLJ199(SC); JT2004(4)SC181; 2004(3)SCALE396; (2004)12SCC118

..... therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) and clause (v) of sub-section (2), of section 3 of the environment (protection) act, 1986 (29 of 1986), read with rule 5 of the environment (protection) rules, 1988 the central government hereby prohibits the carrying on the following process and operations, except with its prior permission, in the areas specified in ..... as material for the present purposes, reads :'s.o.319(e) - whereas a notification under section 3(1) and section 3(2)(v) of the environment (protection) act, 1986 (29 of 1986) inviting objections against restricting certain activities in specified area of aravalli range which are pausing environmental degradation in the region was published in the gazette of india part ..... activities shall be controlled and kept within 'permissible limits' specified under various environmental laws of the country including the air (prevention and control of pollution) act, 1981 and the environment (protection) act, 1986 by the holder of mining lease. further, noise arising out of such operations shall be abated or controlled by the lessee at the source so as ..... powers conferred by sub-section (1) and clause (v) of sub-section (2) of section 3 of the environment (protection) act, 1986 (29 of 1986) read with clause (d) of sub-rule (3) of rule 5 of the environment (protection) rules, 1986, the central government hereby directs that on and from the date of publication of this notification in the official gazette expansion .....

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Jul 18 2005 (SC)

In Re: Noise Pollution - Implementation of the Laws for Restricting Us ...

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : AIR2005SC3136; 2005(3)AWC2685(SC); 2005(5)BomCR553; 121(2005)DLT547(SC); [2005(4)JCR4(SC)]; JT2005(6)SC210; (2005)5SCC733

..... as all the state governments shall take steps to strictly comply with notification no. g.s.r. 682(e) dated october 05, 1999 whereby the environment (protection) rules, 1986 framed under the environment (protection) act, 1986 were amended. they shall in particular comply with amended rule 89 of the said rules, which reads as follows: '89. noise standards for fire- ..... . therefore, the comprehensive position now imposed on firecrackers should be modified exempting firecrackers that are manufactured for use in foreign countries, from the purview of the environment (protection) act 1986 and the rules framed thereunder.' 167. the court on the above-mentioned submission sought for the view of the department of explosives. the department has expressed ..... up to 6 years of age are considered to be very sensible (sic sensitive) to noise. their rights are also required to be honoured. 'under the environment (protection) act, 1986, rules for noise-pollution level are framed which prescribe permissible limits of noise in residential, commercial, industrial areas or silence zone. the question is - whether the ..... or aeroplane engines.'19. 'pollution' is a noun derived from the verb 'pollute'. section 2 of the environment (protection) act, 1986 defines 'environmental pollution' to mean the presence in the environment of any environmental pollutant. section 2 of the said act defines 'environmental pollutant' to mean any solid, liquid or gaseous substance present in such concentration as may be, .....

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Oct 18 2000 (SC)

Narmada Bachao Andolan Vs. Union of India and Others

Court : Supreme Court of India

Reported in : AIR2000SC3751; (2001)1GLR434; 2000(7)SCALE34; (2000)10SCC664; [2000]Supp4SCR94

..... of sub-rule (3) of rule 5 of the environment (protection) rules, 1986, the central government hereby directs that on and from the date of publication of this notification in the official gazette expansion ..... under section 3 of the environment protection act cannot be regarded as having any retrospective effect. the said notification dated 27th january 1994, inter alia, provides as follows:now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) and clause (v) of sub-section (2) of section 3 of the environment (protection) act, 1986 (29 of 1986) read with clause (d) ..... pil jurisdiction has been ballooning so as to encompass within its ambit subjects such as probity in public life, granting of largess in the form of licences, protecting environment and the like. but the balloon should not be inflated so much that it bursts. public interest litigation should not be allowed to degenerate to becoming publicity ..... water use pattern; mineral resources, including injurious minerals, in the impoundment; living conditions of affected tribal/aboriginals etc.the cost of proposed remedial and imitative measures to protect the environment had to be included in the project cost. imitative measures included, among other things, compensatory afforestation. only when the incorporation of environmental aspects in the project planning .....

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Apr 02 2013 (SC)

Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd. Vs. Union of India and ors.

Court : Supreme Court of India

..... follow the statutory process, it is for the responsible authorities."the aforesaid passage will make it clear that it is for the authorities under the environment (protection) act, 1986, the environment (protection)rules, 1986 and the notifications issued there under to determine the scope of the project, the extent of the screening and the assessment of the cumulative effects ..... , irrationality, and procedural impropriety."thus, if the environmental clearance granted by the competent authority is clearly outside the powers given to it by the environment (protection) act, 1986, the environment (protection) rules, 1986 or the notifications issued there under, the high court could quash the environmental clearance on the ground of illegality. if the environmental clearance is based ..... 04.05.1994) and the project was accorded approval on 16.01.1995 subject to specific conditions. as the procedure laid down under the environment (protection) act, 1986 and the environment (protection) rules,1986 and the notifications dated 27.01.1994 as amended by notification dated 04.05.1994 and as explained by the explanatory note issued by the ..... hearing in accordance with the procedure laid down in schedule iv. as there was no mandatory requirement in the procedure laid down under the environment (protection) act, 1986 and the environment(protection) rules, 1986 and the notifications dated 27.01.1994 as amended by notification dated 04.05.1994 that a public hearing has to be conducted before grant .....

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Jul 20 2001 (HC)

T. Ramakrishna Rao Vs. Chairman, Hyderabad Urban Development Authority ...

Court : Andhra Pradesh

Reported in : 2002(2)ALT193

..... as the water (prevention and control of pollution) act, 1974, the water (prevention and control of pollution) cess act, 1977, the air (prevention and control of pollution) act, 1981, the forest conservation act, 1980 and the environment (protection) act, 1986, to protect the lives, the nature and its environment. the statement of objects and reasons laid while introducing the bill of the environment (protection) act, 1986 reads :'1. statement of objects and reasons:--(1 ..... ) concern over the state of environment has grown, the world over since ..... in the lake; (iv) the respondent authorities, in general, are directed to discharge their respective duties and functions under the environment (protection) act, 1986, air (prevention, control ofpollution) act, 1981, water (prevention, control of pollution) act, 1974 and the hyderabad metropolitan water supply and sewerage act, 1989 strictly in accordance with the provisions of those statutes; (v) it is further directed that it is open to the .....

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