CPCB Publishes Details on Enhanced Security Features of EPR Portal

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has published a detailed video on its enhanced security features of the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Portal for plastic waste. The services of the EPR Portal were resumed with enhanced security features on March 01, 2024.

SOP for Recycling of Lead Scrap and Used Lead Acid Batteries

This SOP covers lead acid battery plates, rains, rinks, radio, racks, rakes, ropes, rono, rents, relay, rails and other lead scrap/ ashes/ residues, etc. The SOP specifies the requirements for seeking permission for import of lead scrap and used lead acid batteries for recycling.

CPCB Grants Recognition to Additional Environmental Laboratories and Government Analysts

Environmental laboratories play a pivotal role in monitoring and analyzing air, water, and other substances to assess pollution levels and environmental quality. The appointment of Government Analysts further ensures that the analysis of samples adheres to stringent standards, contributing to the overall effectiveness of environmental protection measures.

Delhi Enforces Stage-III of GRAP As Air Quality Plummets

Sub-Committee has decided to re-invoke all actions under Stage-III of GRAP. This is in addition to the restrictive measures already in force under Stage-I and Stage-II of GRAP across the National Capital Region (NCR). The Sub-Committee emphasizes the importance of collective efforts to mitigate the impact of deteriorating air quality and appeals to citizens to adopt cleaner commuting options, work from home where possible, and minimize activities contributing to pollution.

CPCB Offers Specialized Training Programs for Financial Year 2023-24

The training programs are designed for a diverse range of professionals involved in pollution control and environmental management. Target groups include Pollution Control Boards/Committees, Environmental Departments and Ministries, Municipalities, Public Health Departments, Environmental Laboratories, Industries, Hospitals, Industrial Associations, NGOs, and other relevant government departments engaged in pollution prevention, control, or abatement.