Notification

Introduction: In recent discussions surrounding groundwater abstraction, the issue of relaxing charges has taken center stage, prompting a critical reevaluation by the Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA). The imposition of hefty Environmental Compensation (EC) charges, particularly on existing projects applying late for a No Objection Certificate (NOC) or renewal, has raised concerns among project proponents,…

Introduction: In recent times, the state of Gujarat has witnessed a concerning surge in the proliferation of Conocarpus, a foreign species harboring hidden perils that pose significant threats to both the environment and human health. Delving into the depths of these dangers sheds light on the urgent need for proactive measures to mitigate its impact.…

In 2023, the Central Government introduced the Green Credit Rules, aiming to incentivize tree plantation and enhance the nation’s green cover. These rules, formulated on the recommendation of the Administrator, outline a structured methodology for calculating green credits, particularly concerning tree plantation initiatives. Under these rules: Identification of Degraded Land: The Forest Department of each…

In a significant move towards sustainable resource management, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has recently issued a notification allowing the utilization of spent sulfuric acid from various sources in the manufacturing process of Single Super Phosphate (SSP). This decision comes with a provision for its implementation until the completion of a comprehensive long-term study…

Introduction: In a recent article published on teamleaseregtech.com, the Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) issued a notification highlighting a significant reduction in compliance burden for businesses. This announcement carries substantial implications across various industries, offering potential relief from stringent regulatory requirements. Summary of the Article: The article succinctly outlines key points from PESO’s notification,…

On February 05, 2024, a significant stride in environmental legislation was taken as the Parliament introduced the Water Amendment Act 2024. This bill seeks to amend the existing Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, aiming to bolster the mechanisms for preventing and controlling water pollution across various regions in India. The amendments proposed…

Introduction: Pyro-metallurgical slags, byproducts of various industrial processes, pose significant environmental challenges. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has recently released comprehensive guidelines on Pyro-Metallurgical Slags aimed at managing more effectively. In this blog, we’ll delve into the critical aspects of these guidelines and their implications for industries dealing with pyro-metallurgical processes. Overview of the…

Introduction: Industrial sector categorization plays a crucial role in environmental governance, helping regulators identify and manage potential environmental impacts associated with various industries. Recently, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) made significant updates to its categorization system, adding new industries and refining existing classifications. Among these updates is the inclusion of Tyre Pyrolysis Oil (TPO)…

The list of authorized users of spent solvent for recycling under the Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016, as updated in June 2023, is a crucial reference point for businesses and industries dealing with hazardous waste disposal in India. These rules, formulated to safeguard the environment and human health, necessitate the…