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Surface Water: Using Law to Combat Water Pollution (Kannada)

Centre for Policy Research (CPR)-Namati Environmental Justice Program,

Contamination of surface and ground water sources due to the discharge of polluting substances has been a long standing problem in most parts of the country. In 1974, a legislation was specifically enacted to regulate and prohibit water pollution. The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 established Pollution Control Boards at the Central…

Regulation for Groundwater Abstraction (Kannada)

Centre for Policy Research (CPR)-Namati Environmental Justice Program,

Contamination of surface and ground water sources due to the discharge of polluting substances has been a long standing problem in most parts of the country. In 1974, a legislation was specifically enacted to regulate and prohibit water pollution. The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 established Pollution Control Boards at the Central…

Practice Guide for Environmental Justice Paralegals (Kannada)

Centre for Policy Research-Namati Environmental Justice Program,

Introduction and Overview of the Practice Guide  Large parts of the world, irrespective of their level of economic development, are on the cusp of severe environmental crises. In these regions, the operations of extractive projects such as large-scale plantations, mining and industrial development have negated or worsened the economic, social and physical well-being of communities…

Housing Permission Brochure for Coastal Communities

Namati, Centre for Policy Research (CPR), Karnataka Coastal Zone Management Authority,

Environmental justice paralegals in coastal Uttara Karnataka help clients obtain these permissions so that they can reside on the coast without fear of the law. Namati and the Centre for Policy Research prepared this information brochure, in Kannada – the local language, with the support of the district administration to help local people, including fishing communities, negotiate the…

Pocket Diary on Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification (Kannada)

Namati,

The ‘Coastal Regulation Zone Notification 2011’ (CRZ 2011) is a notice issued by the Indian government highlighting procedures and resolutions regarding coastal regulations. The main objective of this notification is to: 1. Protect the livelihoods of traditional fisherfolk communities, 2. Preserve coastal ecology, and 3. Promote economic activity necessary for coastal regions. This Pocket Diary…

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