Posts In: EHS

CPCB issues Guidelines for handling/treatment/disposal of waste generated during Treatment/Diagnosis/Quarantine of COVID-19 Patients; applicable to sample collection centers, HCFs, laboratories etc.

March 26, 2020 EHS, Healthcare, states 0

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), has issued the “Guidelines for Handling, Treatment and Disposal of Waste Generated during Treatment/Diagnosis/Quarantine of COVID-19 Patients (“Guidelines”), to manage...

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BBMP issues Advisories in view of COVID-19 for PG Accommodation & Hostels, People Accessing Parks & Greenspaces, Society, Market/ shopping centre, BPL people

This is a quick update to let you know that the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike has published certain Advisories in view of COVID-19 on its...

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J&K PCB issues document for implementation of bar codes for bags/containers containing biomedical waste; applicable to all health care facilities in the State

February 28, 2020 EHS, Healthcare, Jammu and Kashmir 0

The Jammu and Kashmir Pollution Control Board (“SPCB”), in December 2019, had issued a document for implementation and allocation of bar codes to health care facilities...

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Assam PCB directs all existing, ongoing, upcoming and proposed Industrial units/ processes to obtain “Consent to Establish” & “Consent to Operate” by 22nd March, 2020; effective immediately

February 28, 2020 Assam, EHS, Industries 0

In a Notice dated 21st February, 2020 the Pollution Control Board (“SPCB”) of Assam has informed that the following existing, ongoing, upcoming and proposed Industrial units/ processes/...

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MoEFCC issues Draft Battery Waste Management Rules, 2020 to supersede Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001; objections/suggestions invited till 20.04.2020

February 27, 2020 EHS, Industries, states 0

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (“MoEFCC”), through a notification in the official gazette dated 20th February, 2020, has issued the Draft Battery Waste Management...

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MoEFCC proposes to amend the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 by inserting additional parameters for Primary Water Quality Criteria for Classes SW-III and SW-V; invites comments by 17th April, 2020

February 25, 2020 EHS, Industries, states 0

In a Gazette Notification dated 17th February, 2020, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (“Ministry”) has issued the Draft Environment (Protection) Amendment Rules,...

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Rajasthan SPCB issues processing fees and timelines for making application of authorization/one time authorization/renewal of authorization under the Hazardous Wastes Rules, effective 18.02.2020

February 25, 2020 EHS, Industries, Rajasthan 0

The Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board (“Board”) has, in a Notification dated 18th February, 2020, published the processing fee payable for applications for authorization/one time authorization...

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Punjab Water Resources (Management and Regulation) Bill, 2020 receives Governor’s assent; Act yet to be notified by a separate Notification by the Government

February 25, 2020 EHS, Industries, Punjab 0

The Punjab Water Resources (Management and Regulation) Bill, 2020 which was earlier published in the Punjab Government Gazette dated 16th January, 2020, has now received the assent...

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Factories must have a display board displaying all information related to effluent discharge, air emissions, and waste generated in the factory premises; CPCB directs SPCBs to ensure compliance during inspection

February 25, 2020 EHS, Manufacturing, states 0

Through a communication dated 20th January, 2020, the Central Pollution Control Board (“CPCB”) has informed all State Pollution Control Boards (“SPCBs”) to ensure the presence...

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Tripura Urban Development Authority notifies Tripura Construction and Demolition Waste Management Policy, 2019; to be effective after subsequent notification in the official gazette

February 25, 2020 EHS, Industries, Tripura 0

The Urban Development Authority, Government of Tripura, through a notification dated 21st December, 2019, has notified the Tripura Construction and Demolition Waste Management Policy, 2019 (“The Policy”). The...

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