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List of Acronyms

Anr Another

CAMPA Compensatory Afforestation Planning and Management Authority

CBD Convention on Biological Diversity

CEC Central Empowered Committee

CETPs Common Effluent Treatment Plants

CIC Central Information Commission

CNG Compressed Natural Gas

CPCB Central Pollution Control Board

CRZ Coastal Regulation Zone

DPSP Directive Principles of State Policy

EAC Expert Appraisal Committee

EC Environmental Clearance

ECE Economic Commission for Europe

EIA Environmental Impact Assessment

EU European Union

ICJ International Court of Justice

IMF International Monetary Fund

ITLOS International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

IUCN International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

MA Miscellaneous Application

MDGs Millennium Development Goals

MHRD Ministry of Human Resources Development

MoEF Ministry of Environment and Forests

MoEFCC Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

NEAA National Environment Appellate Authority

NEERI National Environmental Engineering Research Institute

NGO Non-governmental Organisation

NGT National Green Tribunal

NPV Net Present Value

OA Original Application

OECD Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

Ors Others

PIL Public Interest Litigation

RLEK Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra

SDGs Sustainable Development Goals

SPCB State Pollution Control Board

ST Scheduled Tribes

UNCED United Nations Conference on Environment and Development

UNCTAD United Nations Council on Trade and Development

UNEP United Nations Environment Programme

UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

WP Writ Petition

WSSD World Summit on Sustainable Development

WTO-DSB Dispute Resolution Body of the World Trade Organisation



Commonly Used Latin Phrases  List of Acronyms  Foreword by Pratap Bhanu Mehta  Acknowledgements  Introduction

Chapter 1   Chapter 2   Chapter 3   Chapter 4  Chapter 5   Chapter 6   Chapter 7  Notes on the Contributors