Environmental laws are very important even for the common man . Having the knowledge of the laws gives us the power to counter the ones who tend to cause environmental problems .
As a citizen you must try to do as much as possible to protect the environment . This can be done with the proper knowledge of environmental laws .
You can help empower others who are facing the brunt of environmental destruction with your knowledge . For example around the world due to mining and thermal industry giants the local people and tribals are losing their fertile lands . Organizations such as greepeace require people who voluntarily will help them and those who posess specific knowledge of that areas environmental laws .