About Arunachal Pradesh State Pollution Control Board:
The Arunachal Pradesh State Pollution Control Board (APSPCB) is a statutory authority entrusted to implement environmental laws and rules within the jurisdiction of the State of Arunachal Pradesh, India. The Board ensures proper implementation of the statutes, judicial and legislative pronouncements related to environmental protection within the State. Arunachal Pradesh State Pollution Control Board was constituted under Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 vide Notification No. FOR.155/Cons/91/144-244 dtd 6th July, 1993 to provide for Prevention and Control of Water Pollution and maintaining or restoring wholesomeness of water. The APSPCB was also entrusted with additional responsibility of implementing the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977 with a view of augmenting the resources of the State Pollution Control Boards. The APSPCB was also given additional responsibilities under Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 to take appropriate steps for preservation of quality of Air and Control of Air Pollution. The Board was subsequently given the responsibility of implementing a series of other environmental Acts and Rules, either directly or indirectly, as stated hereafter.