CPCB directs Kerala State Pollution Control Board to issue authorization for hazardous waste utilization only after verifying compliance with the SOPs issued by it

CPCB directs Kerala State Pollution Control Board to issue authorization for hazardous waste utilization only after verifying compliance with the SOPs issued by it

June 19, 2017 EHS 0

In a letter dated 23rd February, 2017, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) requested the Kerala State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), to ensure that it issues authorization for hazardous waste utilization under Rule 9 of the Hazardous and other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016only after verifying that the SOPs issued by it have been complied with.

Background:

The Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016 (“New Rules”) has superseded the earlier Hazardous Wastes (Management Handling and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2008 (“Old Rules”).

The New Rules are effective since 4th April, 2016.

Pursuant to the coming into force of the New Rules, the CPCB issued a series of enforcement circulars for the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) applicable to different industries under Rule 9 of the Hazardous and other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016 New Rules in respect of utilization of hazardous wastes. The SOP is available at cpcb.nic.in.

Description of the enforcement circularDate of the Enforcement Circular
Standard Operating Procedure for utilization of hazardous waste under Rule 9 of the Hazardous and other Wastes (Management and Transboundary movement) Rules, 2016 – Utilization of vanadium sludge generated from Alumina Refineries Industry

 

December 23, 2016
Standard Operating Procedure for utilization of hazardous waste under Rule 9 of the Hazardous and other Wastes (Management and Transboundary movement) Rules, 2016 – Utilization of Phenolic Wastewater generated from coal gasifier condensate water

 

January 20, 2017
Standard Operating Procedure for utilization of hazardous waste under Rule 9 of the Hazardous and other Wastes (Management and Transboundary movement) Rules, 2016 – Utilization of spent pot lining (SPL) generated from Primary AluminiumSmelting industries for manufacturing of carbon mineral fuel as resource / energy recovery in Cement Kiln

 

April 10, 2017
Utilization of Spent Ion Exchange Resin (Category No. 35.2 of Schedule I of HOWM Rules, 2016), generated from Demineralization (DM) for energy recovery in Captive BoilerApril 05, 2017
Standard Operating Procedure for utilization of hazardous waste under Rule 9 of the Hazardous and other Wastes (Management and Transboundary movement) Rules, 2016 – Utilization of ETP Sludge generated from pulp and paper industry for energy recovery in Atmospheric Fluidised Bed Combustion (AFBC) Boiler/ Pressurized Fluidized Bed Combustion (PFBC) Boiler / Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustion (CFBC) Boiler

 

February 13, 2017
Captive utilization of Spent Ion Exchange Resin (Category No. 35.2 of Schedule I of HOWM Rules, 2016), generated from Demineralization (DM) for energy recovery in Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) Kiln of Sponge Iron industryApril 05, 2017
Utilization of Spent Carbon (Carbon Residue) listed at Category No. 18.2 of Schedule I of HOWM Rules, 2016), generated from Urea Fertilizer Industry for recovery of carbon blackApril 05, 2017
Utilization of tungsten scrap (Tungsten carbide insert tips) listed at category No. B1010, Part Schedule-III of HOWM Rules, 2016, generated from metal cutting operations to reclaim Tungsten Carbide PowerApril 05, 2017

Source: Kerala State Pollution Control Board

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