New environmental guidelines on India for poultry farmers have indicated that small and medium poultry producers should take similar measures to their bigger counterparts to prevent environmental pollution.

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has issued guidelines for environmental management of Dairy Farms and Gaushalas. Major environmental issues of Dairy farms and Gaushalas are related to disposal of dung and urinal wastewater. Poor handling & disposal of dung and wastewater causes water pollution & odour problem.

Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) is monitoring ambient air quality and noise levels during Deepawali day festival from past many years to assess the status of air & noise pollution levels in environment caused by burning of crackers.

In this volume, and effort has been made to compile the Acts and Rules concerning protection and improvement of environment being implemented by the Environment Ministry/Departments as well as the Pollution Control Boards or the Pollution Control Committees at the Central, State and Union Territory levels.

In past 5 years since the last report on inventorisation of STPs was released in 2015, substantial sewage treatment capacities have been added. However, still a vast gap remains in sewage generation and treatment capacities.

CPCB carried out ambient air quality and noise level monitoring on selected pre-Deepawali day (09.11.2020) and on Deepawali day (14.11.2020) in Delhi like previous years. Ambient Air Quality was monitored at 40 locations (3 manual stations and 37 real-time stations).

The water quality of five major rivers in the country, including the Ganga, deteriorated during the coronavirus-induced lockdown due to factors like release of sewage and no fresh water discharge from the upstream, the Central Pollution Control Board said.

This document provides status of dumpsites as per information provided by States/Union Territories in compliance to Hon'ble NGT order dated 17.07.2019 (Original Application No. 519/2019).

This document is in compliance with the orders dated 12/04/2019 of the Hon'ble National Green Tribunal, Principal Bench, New Delhi, in the matter of Original Application No. 804/2017: Rajiv Narayan & Anr.

The revision of COINDS is required to cover the status of pesticide industries with production details of different types of pesticides, number of units and their locations, type of pesticides and process adopted, raw materials used and effluent generation from different streams, segregation & its treatment presently adopted by industrial un

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