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West Bengal Government sets up Expert Committee ( EC ) to audit deaths suspected to have been caused owing to Dengue ; Health Facilities are required to submit details /documents as required by the EC

June 18, 2019 EHS, Healthcare, West Bengal 0

While informing that an Expert Committee has been set up to conduct audit of deaths suspected to have been caused owing to dengue, the Health...

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West Bengal Pollution Control Board issues Comprehensive Inspection Policy to facilitate Ease of Doing Business during Inspections

June 15, 2019 EHS, Industries, West Bengal 0

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (“Board”) in a notification dated 29th May 2019, has issued a Comprehensive Inspection Policy with a view to facilitate Ease...

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White category industries in Delhi to now pay a one-time registration fee, effective 10th June, 2019

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (“DPCC”) has by an order dated 10th June 2019 decided that all White category units applying for registration online will be...

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Odisha PCB extends the Biomedical Waste Management Rules to occupiers of non-bedded health care facilities

June 15, 2019 EHS, Healthcare, Odisha 0

The State Pollution Control Board, Odisha has issued a notice on 11.06.2019 for all occupiers of non-bedded health care facilities. All the occupiers of non-bedded health care facilities, which...

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Karnataka PCB revises validity period of Consent to Operate for Red, Orange and Green category Industries, effective 6th June, 2019

June 11, 2019 EHS, Industries, Karnataka 0

The Karnataka Pollution Control Board (“KPCB”) has by a notification dated 6th June, 2019, revised the validity period for Consent to Operate (“CTO”) for Red, Orange and...

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Directorate of Health Services, Kerala issues guidelines for proper laboratory sample collection, transportation and diagnosis of NIPAH Virus

June 7, 2019 EHS, Healthcare, Kerala 0

In light of the recent events, the Directorate of Health Services, Kerala has issued guidelines for proper laboratory sample collection, transport guidelines and diagnosis of...

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Punjab Pollution Control Board lays down the procedure for submission of application for obtaining passbook under Hazardous and Other Waste (Management & Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016

May 30, 2019 EHS, Industries, Punjab 0

The Punjab Pollution Control Board has in a recent Office Order dated 10th May, 2019 laid down the documentation required for submission of application for obtaining passbook...

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MoEF issues clarifications relating to amendment of the existing Environmental Clearance of distilleries (Molasses and Non Molasses based), for increase in the number of working days

May 23, 2019 EHS, Food & Beverage, states 0

In an Office Memorandum dated 25th March, 2019, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (“Ministry”) has issued clarifications / instructions relating to amendment of...

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Karnataka Pollution Control Board issues the capacity for cleaning used barrel recyclers under Hazardous and Other Waste Management Rules

May 20, 2019 EHS, Industries, states 0

The Karnataka Pollution Control Board (“KPCB”) has in a circular dated 16th May, 2019 enumerated the cleaning capacity for used barrel recyclers under Hazardous and Other Waste (Management...

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MoEF notifies Bio-Medical Waste Management (Second Amendment) Rules, 2019; Occupiers can continue using urine bags, effluent bags, abdominal bags and chest drainage bags

May 16, 2019 EHS, Healthcare, states 0

In a notification dated 10th May 2019, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has issued the Bio-Medical Waste Management (Second Amendment) Rules, 2019 (“Amendment...

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