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Released Date: 13th Nov, 2020

Central

Implementation Of Colour As A Parameter For Discharge Standard For Textile And Related Industries In Maharashtra

Maharashtra Pollution Control Board vide Notification No. MPCB/JD(WPC)/BB:20113-FTS-0056 has informed that "colour" is to be regarded as a parameter with a discharge standard of 150 P.C.U ( Platinum Cobalt Units) for all integrated Textile Units, Units of Cotton, Woolen/Carpet/Polyester/units having Printing/Dyeing/Bleaching process or manufacturing garment units and 400 Hazen Unit for Dye and Dye Intermediate Industries. All those consents that were previously issued without incorporating "colour" as a parameter shall be revised and amended to include the same. Please refer to the notification for details

Effective Date: 13th Nov, 2020
Released Date: 11th Nov, 2020

Central

Kerala SPCB Sets Up Distance Criteria For Multiple DG Sets Minimizing The Number Of Diesel Generators

The Kerala State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) vide Notification no.PCB/HO/SEE-3/TECH/09/2019 has specified the distance criteria for multiple DG sets minimizing the number of diesel generators as they contribute to air and noise pollution. The minimum distance from all the DG sets to the nearest residence/institution shall not be less than (kVA/2) where kVA (kilo volt-ampere) is the value of the highest capacity DG set. Please refer to the notification for more details

Effective Date: 11th Nov, 2020
Released Date: 4th Nov, 2020

Central

Kerala SPCB Issues Guidelines For Preventing Sewage Pollution From Establishments

The Kerala State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) vide Notification no.PCB/HO/SEE-3/TECH/6/2017 has issued guidelines for preventing sewage pollution from establishments. Due to a lack of awareness of what is going on in the tanks, there may be instances of water seepage from the tanks contaminating groundwater. Thus, considering this the following guidelines are issued: (1) Sewage treatment plant shall be constructed above ground level/cellar of the establishment. (2) There shall be easy access to each and every treatment unit for inspection. Sufficient sampling points shall be provided to facilitate the collection of samples. Lighting arrangements shall be provided in the sewage treatment plant area. (3) TOD type of energy meter shall be installed exclusively for the Sewage treatment plant. The water meter shall be fixed to record the consumption of water. The design criteria and guidelines for STP for flats and commercial establishments enclosed along with this circular shall be considered for processing consent application and assessing STP proposal. Please refer to the notification for more details

Effective Date: 4th Nov, 2020
Released Date: 3rd Nov, 2020

Central

CPCB Issues Directions To SPCBs For The Compliances Under The Water (Prevention And Control Pollution) Act, 1974

The Central Pollution Control Board vide notification No.B-19004/WQM-II/CPCBTPA/2020-21 9718 has issued directions to State Pollution Control Boards to take appropriate measures for the compliances under the Water (Prevention and Control Pollution) Act, 1974. The following measures have been taken: (1) One senior officer shall be nominated as a Nodal Officer by the SPCB so that the coordination with the CPCB can take place for the joint inspection. The inspection report at the inspection site shall be signed by the SPCB officials taking part in the joint inspection. (2) In case samples are analyzed in the labs, the sample reports shall be provided within 15 days. (3) A weekly report of the inspection shall be submitted by the SPCB’s. (4) After the inspection report, appropriate actions shall be taken within 15 days of the submission of the report. (5) In case of non-compliance, 15 days shall be given for the closure of the inspection. (6) For the temporarily closed RO units, the same shall be informed in advance. (7) The appropriate actions taken based on the report shall be submitted on the website of CPCB. Please refer to the notification for more details

Effective Date: 3rd Nov, 2020
Released Date: 28th Oct, 2020

Central

Implementation Of Online Services By Odisha State Pollution Control Board

Odisha State Pollution Control Board, vide Notification No. 10626/IND-II-CTE-6391, has introduced the implementation of online services. The implementation process for the following services have been made online: (1) Consent to Establish and Consent to Operate under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1974 and Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1981, (2) Authorization under the Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016, (3) Authorization under Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016, (4) Authorization/Renewal under E-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016 (5) Registration/Renewal under Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016. Further, the notification also mentions certain instructions and directions regarding the newly implemented online system. Please refer to the notification for more details

Effective Date: 28th Oct, 2020
Released Date: 7th Oct, 2020

Central

OSPCB Revises Time Limit For Disposal Of Application For Registration Or Renewal Under Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016

Odisha State Pollution Control Board, vide Notification no. 9768/ IND-IV-PQ-MISC-186, considering the necessity of faster disposal of registration or renewal application in order to regulate the management of plastic waste in Odisha, the time limit for disposal of application for registration or renewal under Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016 has now been fixed as 60 days with effect from the date of receipt of online applications complete in all respect against the statutory period of 90 days

Effective Date: 7th Oct, 2020
Released Date: 7th Oct, 2020

Central

OSPCB Revises Time Limit For Disposal Of Application For Registration Or Renewal Under E-Waste Management Rules, 2016

Odisha State Pollution Control Board, vide Notification no. 9761/IND-IV-PQ-Misc-93, considering the necessity of faster disposal of registration or renewal application in order to regulate the management of plastic waste in Odisha, the time limit for disposal of application for authorization or renewal under E-Waste Management Rules, 2016 has now been fixed as 90 days with effect from the date of receipt of online applications complete in all respect against the statutory period of 120 days. Please refer to the notification for more details

Effective Date: 7th Oct, 2020
Released Date: 22nd Sep, 2020

Central

Environment (Protection) Second Amendment Rules, 2020

The Central Government vide, S.O 3235( E ) In exercise of the powers conferred by the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 has amended the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986. The amendment is made under Rule 5(3)(d) of the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 relating to prohibition and restriction on the location of industries and the carrying on processes and operations in different areas stating that the period of national lockdown from 25th March 2020 to 31st May 2020 on account of COVID-19 pandemic shall be excluded for the purpose of counting the number of days for publication of the final rule or order or notification. Please refer the notification for more details

Effective Date: 22nd Sep, 2020
Released Date: 17th Sep, 2020

Central

Online Issuance Of Passbook Under Rule 6 Of The Hazardous And Other Waste Rule 2016 In Punjab

Punjab State Pollution Control Board via notification No. SEE(HQ-2)/2020/523, has laid out that the authorised recyclers/re-processors of hazardous and other wastes shall apply for the issuance of passbook along with the application for authorisation under HOW(M&T) Rules, 2016 through the online system of the board (OCMMS), it shall be accompanied by the necessary documents and fee as prescribed in the notification. The notification also states that, till the necessary modification for filing the online request for passbook is incorporated into the OCMMS portal, the applicant shall attach a written request for this purpose along with the application. The industries which had obtained the authorisation but have not obtained the passbook need to file a revised application for allowing the processing, recycling, recovery, pre-processing, co-processing, and utilisation of hazardous waste. Please refer the notification for more details

Effective Date: 17th Sep, 2020
Released Date: 7th Sep, 2020

Odisha

Disposal Of Hazardous Waste For Units Not Requiring Consent Under State PCB In Odisha

Odisha State Pollution Control Board vide notification no. IND-IV-HW-MISC-332/8873 has directed that an occupier shall not be required to obtain an authorization under Rule 6(1) of Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules 2016. The notification further provides that the hazardous and other waste generated by the occupiers shall be given to the actual users, waste collector or operator of the disposal facility in accordance with CPCB guidelines. Please refer the notification for more details

Effective Date: 7th Sep, 2020

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