Handbook of Environmental Laws, Acts, Guidelines, Compliances & Standards

Author: Dr. R. K. Trivedy
ISBN: 9788178002217  
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About Handbook of Environmental Laws, Acts, Guidelines, Compliances & Standards Book

This third edition is revised, enlarged and updated till August 2009. The previous two editions (1996 and 2004) have been received very well not only in India but in many other countries. The book is immensely popular and also features in List of Recommended books for UGC (University Grants Commission, India) syllabus on modular course in Environment. Considerable changes have taken place in India during 2004-2009 with regard to Environmental Governance and enactment of legislations. We are sure that the students, educational institutions, industries, State and Central Government Institutions and Research Laboratories will benefit from this updated edition.
Salient features

  • Major changes in EIA notification of 1994 in 2006.
  • Creation of State level Environment Impact Assessment Authorities.
  • Creation of National Biodiversity Authority
  • Creation of Environmental Pollution(Prevention and Control Authority)
  • Creation of Water Quality Assessment Authority
  • Coastal Zone Management Notification 2008
  • Hazardous Waste Management (Management, Handling and Tran boundary Movements) Rules, 2008 etc.
  • Climate Change and Carbon markets
  • New Environment Policy 2006

Contents of Handbook of Environmental Laws, Acts, Guidelines, Compliances & Standards

Volume I
I. Introduction
II. Indian Constitution & Environment, Environmental Policy of India & the Legislative Framework
III. Institution Mechanism & Environmental Policy
IV. Environmental Clearance & Guidelines for Industries
V. Environmental Standards
VI. Hazardous Wastes
VII. Environmental Audit
VIII. Water Pollution
IX. Air Pollution
X. Public Liability Insurance
XI. National Environment Appellate Authority
XII. National Environment Tribunal XIII. Indian Forest Service
XVI. Wildlife
Volume II XVII. Animal Welfare
XVIII. Environment Protection

About Author

Prof. (Dr.) R.K. Trivedy, PhD is currently National Business Manager (Environmental Services) with a Multinational company. He has served as Professor and Head, Department of Environmental Science, University of Pune. He has 30 years of experience in the field of fresh water ecology, aquatic weed ecology and management, biomonitoring of water pollution and wastewater treatment. He has done pioneering work in India in utilization of water hyacinth for sewage and industrial waste treatment and he is a member of International specialist group in this field. Dr. Trivedy has been Principal investigator of several research projects funded by Ministry of Environment, U.G.C. and D.B.T. He has organized a large number of National and International Conferences and Training programmers on Industrial Pollution, Environmental Biotechnology, Climate Change and Carbon Markets. He has published over 107 research papers in reputed National and International Journals. He has guided many Ph.Ds., M. Phil and M.Tech theses He has authored/edited 33 books and is the editor of first Environmental Directory of India. His two books are in National UGC syllabus on Environment as prescribed books. He has been member of several committees at National level. He has been editing prestigious International Journals Pollution Research since 1982 and is also editing Jr. of Industrial Pollution Control and other quarterly journals Ecology, Environment and Conservation and Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences. Dr. Trivedy is a peer committee member of NAAC. He has delivered over 300 invited lectures

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