Air and Water Act

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: 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)…