CONTENTS:- Introduction; Constitutional contours; Laws for prevention and control of pollution; Laws for forests, Wildlife and Biological Diversity; Special laws for dispute redressal; Public interest litigation; Sustainable development; Principle of strict liability; Protection of natural resources; Urban and industrial issues; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index.
In recent years the environmental law has emerged as an important discipline of law. Enactment of laws addressing environmental issues by the parliament and the sensitivity and creativity of the Supreme Court of India in applying such laws have contributed in the evolution of environmental jurisprudence. This book examines and comments upon the constitutional and legislative provisions pertaining to protection and improvement of environment in India. The environmental movement got thrust from certain landmark judgment of the Supreme Court. This book humbly endeavours to asses the contribution of the Supreme Court of India by discussing and analyzing the judgments of the court involving environmental issues. This book is equally useful for the student of L.L.B. and LL.M., researchers, environmental activists, Bench and Bar and others who have interest in Environmental laws.