CPCB directs all SPCBs/PCCs to withdraw CTO of Battery Recyclers for not complying with EPR

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), on February 26, 2024 issued a direction to all SPCBs/PCCs to withdraw the consent to operate of such waste battery recyclers who are not uploading the necessary documents and invoices required for the generation of the EPR credits on the online EPR portal. Additionally, CPCB directed the SPCBs/PCCs to verify the installed plant & machinery and the capacities of the waste battery recyclers, as well as the documents, invoices, and information uploaded by these recyclers regarding the quantity of waste collected and key battery material recovered and sold for the generation of EPR credits on the EPR portal. These directions are published on the EPR battery portal. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), on February 26, 2024 issued a direction to all SPCBs/PCCs to withdraw the consent to operate of such waste battery recyclers who are not uploading the necessary documents and invoices required for the generation of the EPR credits on the online EPR portal. Additionally, CPCB directed the SPCBs/PCCs to verify the installed plant & machinery and the capacities of the waste battery recyclers, as well as the documents, invoices, and information uploaded by these recyclers regarding the quantity of waste collected and key battery material recovered and sold for the generation of EPR credits on the EPR portal. These directions are published on the EPR battery portal. 

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