Pollution Control Board
A. WHICH INDUSTRIES REQUIRE MPCB CONSENT
Any industry, operation or process or an extension and addition thereto, which is likely to discharge sewerage or trade effluent into the environment or likely to emit any air pollution into the atmosphere will have to obtain consent of the State Pollution Control Board under the provisions of Water (P & CP) Act, 1974 and Air (P & CP) Act, 1981.
Similarly any industry / process generating, storing, transporting, disposing or handling hazardous waste as defined in schedule 1 and 2 of Hazardous waste (Handing and Management) Rules, 1989, as amended in 2000 are required to obtain authorization from MPCB under the said rules.
The medical institutions generating biomedical waste as defined in Biomedical Waste (M & H) Rules, 1989 are required to obtain Authorisation under the said rules from MPCB.
B. CATEGORISATION OF INDUSTRIES
The concept of categorization of industries continued to evolve and as different State Pollution Control Boards interpreted it differently, a need arose to bring about necessary uniformity in its application across the country. In order to harmonize the "Criteria of categorization", Directions were issued by CPCB under Section 18(1) (b) of the Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution), Act, 1974 to all SPCBs/PCCs to maintain uniformity in categorization of industries as red, green and orange as per list finalized by CPCB, which identified 85 types of industrial sectors as "Red", 73 industrial sectors as "Orange" and 86 sectors as "Green".
- The Criteria of Categorisation of industrial sectors is based on Pollution Index set by CPCB and MPCB.
- The Increase value of Pollution Index denotes the increase degree of pollution.
- There shall be no necessity of obtaining the Consent to Operate for White category of industries. An intimation to CPCB / MPCB shall sufficient.
|White Category||Green Category||Orange Category||Red Category|
|Pollution Index||0-20||21-40||41-59||60 & Above|
|Validity||3 Years||2 Years||1 Year|
- MPCB Consent to Establish
This consent is to be obtained prior to establishing any industry or process. The validity of MPCB consent to establish is up to 5 years or up to commissioning of the unit.
- MPCB Consent to Operate
This consent is to be obtained before starting any production or activity. The validity of MPCB consent to operate depends upon the pollution index criteria set by CPCB and MPCB.
- MPCB Consent to Renewal
The Consent is to operate is given for a particular period which need to be renewed regularly.
Shanaya Enviro Consultants Scope Of Work
- Preparation of Application.
- Collating the Documents & Information from Client and preparation of the docket and case for submission to MPCB.
- Field Visit to MPCB.
- Representing the case with MPCB Offices.
- Answering & addressing queries as raised by MPCB (if any)
- Coordination of the entire case.
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