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Laws and the green movement

When it comes to our environment, laws and policies have accomplished little by way of success. Environmental Law and Policy in India examines why this is so

Environmental Law and Policy in India: Cases and Materials
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Environmental Law and Policy in India: Cases and Materials

Mahesh Rangarajan
Environmental Law and Policy in India: Cases and Materials
Authors: Shyam Divan & Armin Rosencranz
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Pages: 964
Price: Rs 610

India was among the countries in the developing world that emerged as a leader in enacting legislation and formulating policies to arrest environmental deterioration and promote ecological revival from around 50 years ago. The Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment found national leadership ready to respond. The Wildlife Act in 1972 and laws on water two years later were followed by the Air Act 1981. The major tragedy of the Bhopal gas disaster a decade ago led to wider and more

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First Published: Jan 23 2023 | 10:19 PM IST

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