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.

Under the Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000, firecrackers are recognised as one of the sources contributing to ambient noise in public places and some restrictions on their use have also been laid down.

The highly polluting industries such as Power, Cement, Iron & Steel, Chlor-alkali, Pharmaceuticals, Fertilizers, Refineries, Pesticides, Distilleries, Sugar, Pulp & Paper, Textile, Tanneries, and other categories of industries emit particulate matter and other gaseous pollutant into atmosphere.

Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has ordered closure of all kilns that do not have sanction of state pollution control boards (SPCBs).

The E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016 mandate CPCB to prepare guidelines on implementation of E-Waste Rules, which includes specific guidelines for extended producer responsibility, channelisation, collection centres, storage, transportation, environmentally sound dismantling and recycling, refurbishment, and random sampling of EEE for testing of

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