Posts In: EHS

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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West Bengal PCB brings in Comprehensive Inspection Policy to prevent and control pollution in the State and to facilitate ease of doing business

January 2, 2020 EHS, Industries, West Bengal 0

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (“WBPCB) has issued a “Comprehensive Inspection Policy” (“Policy”) in order to implement the provisions of the Water (Prevention and...

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Karnataka SPCB adds new industries to the re-categorisation of industries on the basis of Red/ Orange/ Green and White categories

January 1, 2020 EHS, Industries, Karnataka 0

In a Notification dated 21st December, 2019, the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (“KSPCB”) has added new industries to the re-categorisation of industries into Red/ Orange/ Green and...

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Plastic Bags will not include bags forming an integral part of packaging sealed goods prior to use at any manufacturing or processing unit; says Karnataka PCB

December 19, 2019 EHS, Industries, states 0

In a Circular dated 27th November, 2019 the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (“KSPCB”) has issued a an addendum to its Notification (“Principal Notification”) dated 11th March, 2016 dealing...

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Andhra Pradesh PCB will now accept CFO and CFE applications through A.P. Single Desk Portal; validity period for CFO and CFE increased

November 29, 2019 Andhra Pradesh, EHS, Industries 0

The Andhra Pradesh State Pollution Control Board has brought about certain reforms with respect to filing of Consent for Operation (“CFO”) and Consent for Establishment...

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Haryana SPCB inserts “Atta Chakki” under Green (commercial use) and White (personal use) categories of industries for the purpose of consent management under the Air Act,1981 and Water Act,1974

October 30, 2019 EHS, Food & Beverage, states 0

In a Notification dated 26th September. 2019, the Haryana State Pollution Control Board (“Board”) has amended the categorization of industries for the purpose of consent management...

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