Posts In: EHS

Press Information Bureau informs that the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion will be launching a Plastic Waste Management Campaign for Swachhta Hi Sewa 2019 for cement kilns

September 11, 2019 EHS, Industries, states 0

The Press Information Bureau (“PIB”) through a press release dated 9th September 2019 has informed that the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (“DPIIT”) will be launching a...

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare notifies provisions of National Medical Commission Act, 2019

September 6, 2019 EHS, Healthcare, states 0

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, through a notification dated 2nd September, 2019 has notified a few provisions of National Medical Commission Act, 2019 (“Act”), effective 2nd September, 2019....

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Odisha SPCB re-emphasizes the responsibilities of a Bulk Consumer under the E-Waste Rules; E-waste generated must be channelized through Dealer of authorized producer / dismantler / recycler / service provider

September 4, 2019 EHS, Industries, Odisha 0

The State Pollution Control Board of Odisha, through a notice dated 30th August, 2019, reiterates the responsibility of a bulk consumer of electronic equipment where they...

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Odisha SPCB directs Occupiers of Health Care Facilities to ensure establishment of Bar-Code System by end of September, 2019

September 3, 2019 EHS, Healthcare, Odisha 0

The State Pollution Control Board of Odisha, through a Public Notice dated 31st August, 2019, directs occupiers of Health Care Facilities (“HCFs”) and Common Biomedical Waste...

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Government of Assam imposes ban on use / manufacture / sale or distribution, etc. of plastic and plastic based items; effective 10th July, 2019

August 27, 2019 EHS, Industries, states 0

After considering the adverse effects of plastic carry bags on the environment and health, the Government of Assam felt that its usage is having a...

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Delhi Pollution Control Committee finalizes formula / device / mechanism for assessing Environmental Compensation to be levied on Industrial Units

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (“DPCC”), through a recent Office Order finalizes formula / device / mechanism for assessing Environmental Compensation to be levied on...

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Puducherry Government bans manufacturing, supplying, selling, stocking, distributing, using and transportation of sundry single use plastic items; effective 2nd August, 2019

August 10, 2019 EHS, Industries, Puducherry 0

The Government of Puducherry (“Government”) had earlier prohibited usage, sales and stocking of polythene or plastic carry bag, disposal cups and plates of thickness 50...

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Andhra Pradesh PCB delegates powers to Regional Officers / Zonal Officers for issue of CFE/CFO and HWA Orders

July 17, 2019 Andhra Pradesh, EHS, Industries 0

The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (“APCB”) – delegates power for disposal of consent applications and to issue/ revocation of closure directions of industries classified...

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CPCB clarifies Customs/Port Authorities as the Authority to which all documents pertaining to Electrical and Electronic Equipment must be submitted under the E-Waste (Management) Rules,2016

July 10, 2019 EHS, Industries, states 0

The Central Pollution Control Board (“CPCB”) has issued a Clarification Document dated June 6th 2019, regarding the Non-Applicability of Extended Producer Responsibility (“EPR”) Authorization under E-Waste...

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Andhra Pradesh PCB delegates powers to Regional Officers / Zonal Officers for issue of CFE/CFO and HWA Orders

The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (“APCB”) – delegates power for disposal of consent applications and to issue/ revocation of closure directions of industries classified...

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