Question of The Day10-11-2021

Water Pollution Act was passed in which year?

Answer

Correct Answer : c ) 1974

Explanation :

To provide for the prevention and control of water pollution, and for the maintaining or restoring of wholesomeness of water, the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act was enacted in 1974 in the country.

To provide for the levy and collection of cess on water consumed by persons carrying on and carrying on certain types of industrial activities, the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act was enacted in 1977.

The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 is an Act of the Parliament of India, which was enacted to control and prevent air pollution in India.

The Environment Protection Act, 1986 of the Parliament of India was enacted for the protection and improvement of the human environment and for the prevention of threats to human beings, other living beings, plants and property.

Hence, option (c) is correct.

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