Environment Protection Act 1986 Current Affairs, GK & News
Union ministry of Environment, forest & Climate Change has notified about constituting a Karnataka Coastal Zone Management Authority. Notification was issued under Environment Protection Act, 1986. About authority Karnataka Coastal Zone Management Authority is a 15-member body which will be constituted to protect & improve the quality of coastal environment. Its primary work is to ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently notified 48.32 square kilo metres around Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary as the Eco Sensitive Zone. Eco Sensitive Zones act as a buffer zone for protected areas. They reduce development pressures around national park or wildlife sanctuary. Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary It is home to twelve mangrove ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
The Ministry of Environment has recategorized all the bulk drugs manufacturers under category ‘A’ to category ‘B2’. An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification 2006 was amended in order to achieve this. Highlights The projects that are falling under Category A require mandatory EIA. On the other hand, the projects under Category B2 are exempted from ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: COVID-19 • Environment Policies • Environment Protection • Environment Protection Act 1986 • Environmental Clearances • Environmental impact assessment • Environmental Sustainability • extension of lock down
On March 19, 2020, the Ministry Jal Shakti replied in Lok Sabha that out of 25 lakh square kilo metre of mappable area, plans for 11.8 lakh square km area have been developed. Highlights The Ministry also informed that the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) implementing the mapping programme has assessed 3,600 units out of ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Aquifer Mapping • Central Ground Water Authority • Central Ground Water Board • Environment Protection Act 1986 • Ground Water • Ministry of Jal Shakti • national aquifer mapping and management programme
Supreme Court of India has directed Meghalaya state government to deposit Rs.100 crore fine imposed on it by National Green Tribunal (NGT) for failing to curb illegal coal mining with Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Key Highlights of Judgement A SC bench of Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice K M Joseph has directed state administration ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
Topics: Central Pollution Control Board • CLAT • Coal India Ltd • Environment Protection Act 1986 • Environment Protection and Restoration Fund • Illegal Coal Mining • Katakey Committee • Lytein river • Meghalaya • National Green Tribunal • NGT Fine