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Introduction: The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change issued an Office Memorandum (OM) on May 17, 2024, providing important clarifications regarding using domestically recycled materials in battery manufacturing and labeling requirements per the Battery Waste Management Rules, 2022. Key Clarifications 1. Use of Domestically Recycled Materials: Sub-rule 14(4) of Rule 4 under the Battery…

Central Pollution Control Board has released guidelines on the design construction, O&M, and annual certification of coal ash ponds. The combustion of coal in Thermal Power Plant (TPP) produces Coal Combustion Residues (CCRs) which is a collective term referring to fly ash, bottom ash, boiler slag, and fluidized bed combustion ash. After ignition at high…

Central Pollution control board has released a notice regarding the implementation of ban on SUPs (single used plastics). As per the Plastic Waste Management Rules, “The manufacture, import, stocking, distribution, sale, and use of following single-use plastic (SUP), including polystyrene and expanded polystyrene, commodities shall be prohibited with effect from the 1st July, 2022: earbuds…

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has released new rules called as the Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas (Imposition, Collection and Utilization of Environmental Compensation for Stubble Burning) Rules, 2023. This rules is applied to the National Capital territory of Delhi, State of Punjab, State of…

MOEFCC has released The Environment (Protection) Second Amendment Rules, 2022 for thermal power plant. According to The Environment (Protection) Second Amendment Rules, 2022, all thermal power plant has to comply with given SO2 emission & other parameters before 31st December 2022. In this rule, Thermal plants are categorized into 3 categories. Category 1 – Location…

Guidelines on extended producer responsibility released by MoEFCC for plastic packaging in Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2022. As per legal amendment: Framework for implementation of Extended Producer Responsibility has been mentioned in detail. Rroles and responsibilities of Producers, Importers, Brand Owners, Central Pollution Control Board, State Pollution Control Board or Pollution Control Committees, recyclers…