Environment Laws

Constitution of India imposes a duty on the state to 'protect and improve the environment and to safeguard the forests and wildlife of the country'. It imposes a duty on every citizen 'to protect and improve the natural environment including forests, lakes, rivers, and wildlife'. Reference to the environment has also been made in the Directive Principles of State Policy as well as the Fundamental Rights. The constitutional provisions are backed by a number of laws – acts, rules, and notifications. The Environment Protection Act (EPA), 1986. There are environmental legislations that govern specific environmental issues including general environmental conditions, forest and wildlife, water and air pollutions etc. Broad array of environmental challenges like air, water, pollution, toxic standards, noise etc. are being handled by our team.