Today every industry (even before it is allowed to start construction) compulsorily needs few approvals from MoFF & Pollution Control Boards, to start the production, among them are below:

Environmental Regulations
1974 Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution Act) Amendments,1988
1975 The Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Rules
1977 The Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Cess Act
1978 The Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Cess Rules
1981 The Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, Amendments,1987
1982/1983 The Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Rules
1986 The Environment (Protection) Act, Amendments
(1989, 1993,1996,1997,1998,1999,2000,2001)
1986 The Environmental (Protection)Rules
1989 The Hazardous Wastes (Management and Handling) Rules, Amendments,2000, Draft Amendments 2002
1989 Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemical Rules, Amendments, 1994, 2000
1991 The Public Liability Insurance Act/Rules,1992
1992 E(P) Act Notification – “Environment Statement”
1994 E(P) Act Notification – “Environmental Clearance”
1995 The National Environment Tribunal Act
1997 Amendments in the Environment Clearance, Notification – “Public Hearing” made mandatory
1997 Prohibition on the Handling of Azo dyes
1997 The National Environment Appellate Authority Act
1998 The Bio-Medical Waste (M&H), Rules
1999 Notification for making 100% Utilization of Fly-ash made mandatory
1999 Regulation on recycling o waste Oil and Non-ferrous scrape
2000 Municipal Solid Waste (M&H) Rules
2000 Ozone Depleting Substance (R&C) Rules
2000 Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control)
2001 Batteries (M&H) Rules
2011 E-Waste (Management & handling), Rules