The draft “Guidelines on Environmental Management of C&D Waste Management in India (2017)” has been prepared by CPCB in compliance of under Duties of the Central Pollution Control Board under Rule 10 sub-rule 1(a) of Construction and Demolition (C&D) Waste Management Rules, 2016 states ‘- prepare operational guidelines related to environ

Comments on Action taken Reports submitted by SPCBs/PCCs (In compliance of Hon’ble NGT Order dated 13.01.2017 in the matter of Almitra H. Patel Vs Union of India 199/2014).

Comments on Action plan submitted by States and UTs for Solid Waste Management (In compliance of Hon’ble NGT Order dated 22.12.2016 & 07.02.2017).

Indian cities are expanding with the increase in population and economic activities. Identification of landfill site in such cities has become a challenging issue for the municipalities. Non-existence of proper land use plan of Urban Authorities has aggravated the situation further leading to failure in solid waste management.

The draft guidelines for pre-processing and co-processing of hazardous and other wastes in cement plants as per Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Trans-boundary Movement) Rules, 2016 has been prepared by CPCB.

Noise and Air pollution due to bursting of fire crackers during Deepawali is well known. It is, therefore, necessary to conduct ambient noise and air monitoring during this festival to understand the level of pollution and correlate with the effectiveness of pollution abatement measures.

As per section 5.2.8 (IV) of National Environment Policy (NEP) - 2006, Ambient Noise is included as environmental quality parameter and is being monitored in specific urban areas regularly.

The Hon’ble Supreme Court in its order of November 10, 2016 directed framing and submission of graded response action plan for various categories of National Air Quality Index (AQI).

This guideline document is prepared to assist both industries and regulators in successful implementation of CEMS through self-regulation.

Water quality of river Yamuna in Delhi - Report submitted to National Green Tribunal in compliance with the directions in the matter of Manoj Mishra Vs Union of India & Others.

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