This interim report has been prepared by the Monitoring Committee mainly focusing raison d’etre of Committee vide orders dated 30/7/2018 of the Hon’ble Tribunal in the matter of Original Application No. 804/2017: Rajiv Narayan & Anr. Vs Union of India & Ors.

The water quality data is required to be analyzed and primarily average values of Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) and Faecal Coliform (FC) need to be estimated. Then, based on the total score estimated for the parameters BOD (weightage- 70 %) and FC (Weightage- 30 %), the monitoring location is identified as ‘polluted’ location.

In compliance to the direction of Hon’ble National Green Tribunal, Principal Bench, New Delhi Dated: November 17, 2017 (in the matter of Vardhman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Others vide OA No. 44/2018 (Earlier OA No.

To become a part of World Environment Day 2018, CPCB has taken an initiative of “Plastic Free Cleanliness Drive” in collaboration with EDMC and IPCA in the CPCB premises and adjoining areas, which will conclude on World Environment Day on 5th June.

In compliance to the direction of Hon’ble National Green Tribunal, Principal Bench, New Delhi Dated: November 17, 2017 (in the matter of Vardhman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Others vide OA No. 44/2018 (Earlier OA No.

In compliance to the direction of Hon’ble National Green Tribunal, Principal Bench, New Delhi Dated: November 17, 2017 (in the matter of Vardhman Kaushik Vs. Union of India & Others vide OA No. 21/2014), the

The report addresses DUST (environmental pollutant generated during handling of construction material and C&D wastes) abatement measures during handling of construction material and C&D wastes on-site and off-site.

Regional Directorate (Central), Central Pollution Control Board, Bhopal has Conducted Ambient Air & Noise level monitoring in Bhopal city during celebration of Diwali festival in the year 2017 (pre-Diwali on 12.10.2017, on Diwali on 19.10.2017 & post Diwali on 22.10.2017) to record the impact of bursting of crackers on environment.

A document on `characterization, waste management practices & best available pollution control technologies in slaughter houses’ has been prepared by CPCB in consultation with Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai.

There have been several traffic management measures taken in Delhi, the odd-eve traffic experiment conducted in year 2016 was first of its kind. CPCB took it as an opportunity to explore if there was any significant reduction in ambient noise levels due to restrictions in number plates.

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