Environment Ministry

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…

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…

MoEFCC updates the validity of EC, the environmental clearance process is required for 39 types of projects and covers aspects like screening, scoping, and evaluation of the upcoming projects. Environmental Clearance validity for the following projects were: 13 years for a river valley project 15 years for a nuclear power project 30 years for mining…