Environment Laws

Existence of mankind depends upon the actions that we take today in preserving the planet’s natural environment, conserving biological diversity and striving to reduce pollution and wastage of critical natural resources. With a common objective across the world in maintaining biodiversity, reducing impact of climate change and sustainability in natural resources, forest and wildlife ecosystem – India has enacted following key environment laws related to environment protection and conservation:

  • The National Green Tribunal Act, 2010
  • The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981
  • The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974
  • The Environment Protection Act, 1986
  • The Hazardous Waste Management Regulations, etc.
  • The Biological Diversity, 2002
  • The Indian Forest Act, 1927
  • Punjab Land Preservation Act, 1900
  • Wildlife Protection Act, 1972
  • Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960

We offer the following services in our Environment Law practice to Individuals, Sole-Proprietorship, Partnership firms, Non Profit Organizations, Trusts, Trade Organizations, SMEs and Corporations:

  • Legal Consultancy
  • Regulatory and Statutory Compliance
  • Project Due Diligence
  • Enforcement Actions
  • Representation before the appropriate State/Central Authority/Board
  • Appeal before the Appellate Authority
  • Litigation before State and Central Tribunal/Authority and National Green Tribunal, National Green Appellate Tribunal
  • Litigation invoking writ jurisdiction of High Court/Supreme Court

We are Environment Lawyers based out of Chandigarh, India and offer legal advisory and consulting services across India.

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