Central Pollution Control Board approved guidelines for poultry farms to address the environmental problems from poultry farms.

Based on the information received from State Pollution Control Boards/Committees, the estimated Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generation in the country is 143499 MT/day and only 38771 MT/day of waste is processed/treated.

Directions issued under Section 5 of EPA Act, 1986 regarding Treatment and Utilization of Sewage for Restoration of Water Quality of River to Metropolitan Cities and States/UT Capitals by Central Pollution Control Board. Sewage is a mojor cause for poor water quality and adversely impacts human health and aquatic life.

The Tribunal had constituted a core committee to monitor the potential hazards of industrial development in Singrauli area and five sub-committees for quantification of industrial pollution and impact assessment of water, air, soil and health in and around Singrauli.

During the Conference of the Environment Ministers of States held in New Delhi during April 06-07,2015, it was resolved to adopt pollution potential criteria for categorization of Red, Orange & Green categories of industries and that a Committee be constituted with State representatives.

The undersigned is directed to refer to CPCB document titled as “Criteria for Comprehensive Environmental Assessment of Industrial Clusters (No. EIAS/4/2009/10)” vide with the concept of CEPI (Comprehensive Environmental Pollution) was introduced for comprehensive environmental assessment of industrial clusters.

Whereas, among others, under Section 17 of the Water (Prevention and control of Pollution) Act, 1974, one of the functions of the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB)/Pollution control Committee (PCC), constituted under the Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 is to plan comprehensive programmes for prevention, control of abat

This protocol presents the protocol for Ambient Noise monitoring to be carried out on routine basis or to address the public complaints. The objective is to monitor the noise level at a particular site or as described in the complaints. The data generated by the method shall also evaluate with prescribed noise level standards.

51 out of 83 locations spread across 40 important rivers at interstate borders are polluted with respect to Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) says this new CPCB report on water quality of interstate rivers and recommends sewage treatment plants for all towns and cities.

Deepawali is certainly the biggest and the brightest festivals of India. It's the festival of lights. Burning of firecrackers is the major concern and questions on the environmental and health impact. The high decibel noise of firecrackers triggers the problems like annoyance, hypertension, stress, hearing loss, and sleep disturbances.