Posts In: EHS

WB EIA Authority states environmental clearances will be issued based on sanction plans only for applications received from 01.01.2020 onwards

February 17, 2020 EHS, Industries, West Bengal 0

The West Bengal State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority, through a notification dated 17th December, 2019, has stated that environment clearances (“EC”) will now be issued...

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RSPCB mandates e-waste manufacturers, dismantlers, refurbishers and recyclers to maintain passbook issued by them in addition to compliances under the E-Waste Rules; effectively immediately

February 17, 2020 EHS, Industries, Rajasthan 0

The Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board (“RSPCB”) through an Office Order dated 10.02.2020 has mandated e-waste manufacturers, dismantlers, refurbishers and recyclers to maintain passbook that...

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Owners / Occupiers of High-Rise Buildings in Telangana to upload third party fire safety certificate on Dept website to meet compliance with Fire Prevention and Life Safety Measures

February 7, 2020 EHS, Industries, Telangana 0

The Telangana State Disaster Response and Fire Services Department (“Department”) has through a Circular dated 28th January 2020, issued certain instructions with respect to Fire...

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Chandigarh Govt directs a ban on “Plastic Sachets with packaging capacity of 30 ml and less, effective 28.12.2019, through a partial modification on the existing plastic ban notification

February 6, 2020 Chandigarh, EHS, Industries 0

The Department of Environment, Chandigarh (“Department”) has, through a Gazette Notification dated 30th January 2020 (“Notification”), made partial modification of the Notification dated 27th September 2019. The Notification...

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The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change amends the EIA Notification, 2006 exempting certain projects from the requirement of Prior Environmental Clearance

January 29, 2020 EHS, states, Technology 0

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (“Ministry”) through a Notification dated 16th January 2020,has amended the Environment Impact Assessment Notification, 2006 (“EIA Notification”) which mandated prior...

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Chandigarh Govt postpones the ban of Plastic refill pouch, Straws attached with tetra packs & Multi-layered packaging used for food/snacks to 28th March, 2020

January 14, 2020 Chandigarh, EHS, Industries 0

In a recent Notification, the  Department of Environment, Chandigarh (“Department”) has postponed the ban of a few plastic items which were previously banned by the...

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MoEFCC amends Ozone Depleting Substances Rules, 2000 preponing the phase out time for pre-blended polyols and including them under pre-polymers; effective since 1st January, 2020

January 10, 2020 EHS, Industries, states 0

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (“MoEFCC”), through a notification dated 31st December, 2019 has amended the Ozone Depleting Substances (Regulation and Control) Rules,...

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Rajasthan PCB clarifies that Environmental Clearances obtained under pending cases of 1994 EIA Notification will be considered as EC obtained under the 2006 EIA Notification

January 6, 2020 EHS, Industries, Rajasthan 0

The Rajasthan Pollution Control Board (“RPCB”), through a notification dated 27th December, 2019, has clarified that Environmental Clearances (“ECs”) which were provided under para 12 of...

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MOEF notifies the Environment Protection (2nd Amendment) Rules, 2019; sets parameters of Effluent Standards for Automobile Standalone Service Station; effective since 26.12.2019

January 3, 2020 Automotive, EHS, states 0

In a Notification dated 26th December, 2019 the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (“Ministry”) has notified the Environment (Protection) Second Amendment Rules, 2019...

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Kerala State Pollution Control Board includes two new industries under Orange and Green categorization; effective since 27th December, 2019

January 2, 2020 EHS, Industries, Kerala 0

The Kerala State Pollution Control Board (“KPCB”), through a notification dated 27th December, 2019 has included two new industries under the Orange and Green category of industries,...

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