The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has issued Guidelines for Promoting Community Boiler for Cluster of Small-Scale Industries. These guidelines were issued on March 6, 2024. Across the manufacturing landscape of India, steam boilers play a pivotal role in powering various industrial activities.

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on February 13, 2024, issued the Draft Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Characterization & Assessment of Plastic Waste Generation It states that the following parameters are to be decided prior to initiation of the Waste Characterization namely: (i) Number of Vehicles to be sampled (ii) Vehi

The Central Pollution Control Board issued a circular on 08th February, 2024 pertaining to the Draft ‘Guideline for reuse of treated sewage in reference to the item of Circular Economy.’ The Draft Guideline has been drafted on the consideration over the significant gap of demand and availability of water and that has resulted in environmental im

CPCB issued the Framework for the generation of EPR Certificate under E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2022. It states that in the initial two years, the Key Metals for generating EPR certificates will be limited to the precious metal Gold (Au), Non-Ferrous Metals [Al and Cu], and Iron [including steel and galvanized iron].

Stone crushing sector is an important industrial sector engaged in producing crushed stone of various sizes depending upon the requirement which acts as raw material for various construction activities.

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has proposed a revised methodology for classifying industrial sectors and other polluting activities. This Draft Classification of Industrial Sectors into Red, Orange, Green and White Categories: A Tool for Progressive Environmental Management was published on 24th July, 2023.

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has issued draft Environmental Guidelines for Stone Crushing Units. These Guidelines were issued on 20th June, 2023.

These guidelines are issued in suppression of earlier CPCB guidelines published in the year 2019 and aligned with Motor Vehicles (Registration and Functions of Vehicle Scrapping Facility) Rules, 2021 notified by MoRTH, the Steel Scrap Recycling Policy of Ministry of Steel issued in 2019 and the Automobile Industry Standards for Collection and Di

This document helps in identifying direct and indirect damages caused to environment due to anthropogenic activities and retroactive application of Environment Compensation (EC) charges.

This study ‘Polluted River Stretches for Restoration of Water Quality – 2022’ is a report based on the aforementioned periodic analysis of water quality data generated. To give a brief overview, of the 603 rivers assessed, there are 311 Polluted stretches in 279 rivers in 30 States & Union Territories.