Better Implementation of India’s Environmental Laws for Controlling Air Pollution

Undertaken By: Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment Recent,    Recent Publication: 2016

Over the years, the problem of air pollution has reached gigantic scale in India with many of the world’s most polluted cities being located in India. The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 was the first comprehensive legislative recognition of the problem of air pollution. There is a critical need to ensure that the Air Act is implemented in letter and spirit.