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Government of Jharkhand notifies complete ban on manufacture and usage of plastic carry bags

November 29, 2017 EHS 0

The Department of Forest, Environment and Climate Change, Government of Jharkhand has enforced ban on manufacture and usage of plastic carry bags in the state...

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CPCB issues clarification regarding the revised categorization of the Industrial Sector namely “Solar Power generation through solar photovoltaic cell, wind power and mini hydel power (less than 25 MW)”

November 29, 2017 EHS 0

In a notification dated November 17, 2017, the Central Pollution Control Board (“CPCB”) has issued clarifications pertaining to the categorization of industries dealing in solar...

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Delhi Pollution Control Committee bans all civil engineering construction and demolition activities with immediate effect

November 17, 2017 EHS 0

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (“DPCC”) through a direction dated 09th November, 2017 has directed a ban on all civil engineering construction and demolition activities in...

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Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change issues draft E- Waste (Management) Amendment Rules, 2017

November 16, 2017 EHS 0

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (“Ministry”), has issued the draft E- Waste (Management) Amendment Rules, 2017 (‘amendment rule’), vide notification dated 30th...

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Maharashtra Pollution Control Board introduces randomized risk based inspection and sampling through CIS software based tool

November 3, 2017 EHS 0

The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (“Board”) has introduced a Randomized Risk Based Inspection and Sampling through CIS (software based tool) for the selection of industries...

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Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change invites comments to the proposed amendment on the Environment Protection Rules, 1986

October 30, 2017 EHS 0

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate change has issued draft notification for a proposed amendment to the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 (“Rules”) for the...

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Tamil Nadu PCB requests industries to take necessary steps to control the spread of dengue

October 26, 2017 EHS 0

In light of the steps taken by the Tamil Nadu Government to contain the spread of dengue in the state, the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control...

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Delhi Pollution Control Committee bans use of Electricity Generator sets of all capacities in NCT of Delhi

October 23, 2017 EHS 0

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (“Committee”) by a Direction (F. No. DPCC/RDPC/DG Set Directions/2017/5118-5135) dated 18th October 2017 has banned the operation of Electricity Generator Sets run...

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Chhattisgarh Government imposes ban on short-life PVC and Chlorinated plastics

October 10, 2017 EHS 0

The Department of Housing and Environment, Government of Chhattisgarh (“Department”) has issued a notification dated 27th September, 2017 extending the ban on manufacturing, storing, importing, selling, transporting and use...

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Goa PCB issues instructions with respect to inspections for all categories of industries

October 5, 2017 EHS 0

The Goa State Pollution Control Board (‘‘PCB’’), in a circular dated 26th September 2017, has provided directions to the Board for its expedited functioning and redressal...

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