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The Department of Environment, Chandigarh lists out the industry sectors classified as White Category Industries

April 24, 2019 Chandigarh, EHS, Industries 0

The Department of Environment, Chandigarh in its official website listed out the industry sectors that are categorized as “White Category Industries”. The following are the sectors that...

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Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board exempts white category industries from mandatory inspection in addition to their exemption from obtaining CTO / CTE certificates

April 17, 2019 Andhra Pradesh, EHS, Industries 0

The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (“Board”) had earlier, pursuant to Central Pollution Control Board’s direction dated March 7, 2016, exempted the white categoryindustries from...

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Maharashtra Pollution Control Board reiterates on the prohibition of manufacture, trade, use, import or export of certain Persistent Organic Pollutants.

April 17, 2019 EHS, Industries, Maharashtra 0

The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (“Board”) has, by a Circular dated 16th March 2019, endorsed the decision of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (“Ministry”),...

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Department of Local Government of Chandigarh notifies Solid Waste Management Byelaws, 2018

March 29, 2019 Chandigarh, EHS, Industries 0

This is a quick update to inform you that the Department of Local Government of Chandigarh has notified the Solid Waste Management Byelaws, 2018. Previously,...

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MOEF introduces standard Environmental Clearance conditions for obtaining Environmental Clearance; Applicable to projects under Infrastructure and Building / Construction / Area Development sectors

March 25, 2019 EHS, Infrastructure, states 0

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (“Ministry”) has, in a recently released Memorandum announced that in order to expedite the process of obtaining...

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Maharashtra Pollution Control Board will now issue CTO licenses for a period of minimum 5 years for all industries irrespective of Red/Orange/Green category on payment of requisite fees

March 6, 2019 EHS, Industries, Maharashtra 0

The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, in a recent circular dated 27th February, 2019, has mandated that, the Consent to Operate and Renewal of Consent to Operate will now...

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Now, only Health Care Facilities (bedded) are required to maintain bio-medical waste register; display monthly records and annual report in it’s website

February 26, 2019 EHS, Healthcare, states 0

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has issued the Bio-Medical Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2019, effective 19th February 2019. The amendment now limits...

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Kerala Pollution Control Board adds industries which were previously not included in the Red/Orange/Green and White category

February 25, 2019 EHS, Industries, Kerala 0

n a recent circular dated 8th February, 2019, the Kerala Pollution Control Board has added industries which were previously not included in the Red/Orange/Green and White category list...

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Delhi Pollution Control Committee asks all industries in the UT categorized under the White Category to submit online undertaking for obtaining Consent to Operate / Establish under Air / Water Acts

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (“DPCC”) has, in a Notification dated 28th January 2019 asked all industries in the Union Territory categorized under the White Category...

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Himachal Pradesh PCB proposes to extend validity period for consent for Red, Orange and Green category Industries

February 13, 2019 EHS, Himachal Pradesh, Industries 0

The Himachal Pradesh State Pollution Control Board (“HPSPCB”) has proposed extension of validity period for consent for Red, Orange and Green categories in line with...

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