Legal Control of Air Pollution: Problems and Perspectives
The present book titled 'Legal Control of Air Pollution: Problems and Perspectives' focuses on the fundamentals of air pollution problems, including monitoring and source characterization and covers the whole range of air pollution and climate change from a scientific and pragmatic basis. The book is updated throughout and remains the most complete text available, offering a stronger systems perspective and more coverage of hard breaking issues relating to air pollution. Sections on pollution control have been reorganised and updated to demonstrate the move from regulation and control approaches to green and sustainable engineering approaches. Also, the book includes all recent developments happened on air pollution especially in the years 2016 and 2017 and decisions/ orders of courts/tribunals like in banning manufacturing of crackers on festival of Diwali, use of crackers on marriage ceremony, closure of industries especially in Delhi and Taj Trapezium Zone and with special emphasis on adoption of Bharat IV emission standards. Further, recent data are compiled from the sources like CPCB annual report 2014-2015, Society of Indian Automobile Manufactures, CSE, NEERI. Moreover, recent status of vehicular pollution control programmes in India, Amended Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 are mentioned in this book. Furthermore, abundant illustrations are presented which clarify the concepts existing in book, while numerous examples and end-of-chapter problems reinforce the design principles and provide opportunities to an individual to enhance his problem-solving skills.