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Pollution Control Board

Pollution Control Board

 
Note: Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) is taken as an example while explaining State/UT Pollution Control Board services. Similar services in other State/UT Pollution Control Board can be offered to you by ASCC throughout PAN India.

Pollution Control Board (PCB) is implementing various environmental legislations, mainly Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981, Water (Cess) Act, 1977 and some of the provisions under Environmental (Protection) Act, 1986 and the rules framed there under like, Biomedical Waste Rules, 1998, Hazardous Waste Rules, 2000, Municipal Solid Waste Rules, 2000 etc.

Some of the important functions of MPCB are:
  • To plan comprehensive program for the prevention, control or abatement of pollution and secure executions thereof,
  • To collect and disseminate information relating to pollution and the prevention, control or abatement thereof,
  • To inspect sewage or trade effluent treatment and disposal facilities, and air pollution control systems and to review plans, specification or any other data relating to the treatment plants, disposal systems and air pollution control systems in connection with the consent granted,
  • Supporting and encouraging the developments in the fields of pollution control, waste recycle reuse, eco-friendly practices etc.
  • To educate and guide the entrepreneurs in improving environment by suggesting appropriate pollution control technologies and techniques
  • Creation of public awareness about the clean and healthy environment and attending the public complaints regarding pollution.
 
 

Categorization of Industry


Industries have been classified as Red (High Polluting), Orange (Moderately Polluting) and Green (Low/No Pollution). The exhaustive list of classification of industries can be downloaded below.

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Note:

a. The industries which do not fall in any of the above mentioned 3 categories, decision with regard to their classification will be taken by a committee at Head Office level comprising of APAE/WPAE/PSO.

b. In respect of the industries falling under A & B under 'GREEN' category, in the event of any duplication/repetition, the industry shall be treated to be falling under category 'A' which is entitled for the benefit of simplified perpetual consent without charging of any consent fee.
 
 

Industrial Location Policy In River Catchment


Environment Department has notified the industrial location policy from environment angle in the river catchments. Accordingly, the river catchments have been categorised in 4 categories i.e. A-I, A-II, A-III and A-IV based on the river water quality. Accordingly, from origin up to the first dam the river shall have desired water quality A-I. From first dam up to the area designated as A-II, the river quality shall be as prescribed in A-II, While in A-III classified area, the river quality shall be suitable for fisheries and wildlife. In A-IV zone, the river quality should be suitable for agricultural and Industrial usages.

The Restriction are applicable to industrial areas to be developed by MIDC also. However, for an existing MIDC industrial area where land has been acquired and developed, but the plot allotment has not been done, in such case the restrictions for developing industries shall be applicable up to 500 m from HFL of the river on both sides in A-II class area.

River Distance Policy

Distance Certificate from Irrigation Department

Service Offerings

ASCC Service Offering:

ASCC will liaise with State Irrigation Department to help you get Distance Certificate before you can file your application with State Pollution Control Board for Consent to Establish while setting up your industry or change of activity by your industry or any expansion of industry.

 

Industrial Location Policy for Costal Regulation Zone (CRZ)


Ministry of Environment and forest vide its notification No. S.O. 114(E) has notified the declaration of coastal stretches as Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) and imposed restrictions in industries, operations and processes in the CRZ under the provisions of Environmental Protection Act, 1986. Hence, all new industries operation or expansion thereof needs to obtain permission of Govt. of India and/or Govt. of Maharashtra, as the case may be, before applying to MPCB.
 
 

CETP Membership


Common effluent treatment plant for treatment of effluents generated by industrial units is setup by private organizations, cooperative industrial societies or local government bodies like MIDC.

Before you apply for MPCB Consent to Establish or Consent to Operate, it is important to get yourself registered with CETP. Your eligibility of membership will depend upon two factors: a. Existing capacity of the CETP b. Amount of effluent that you would be discharging for treatment.

Service Offerings

ASCC Service Offering:

ASCC will liaise with CETP to help you get CETP Membership/CETP NOC before you can apply to PCB while setting up your industry or change of activity by your industry or any expansion of industry.

 
 

Consent Under Water & Air Act


Under the provisions of these Acts, an entrepreneur running or establishing any industry or process, and discharging effluent/emitting pollutants into any water resources or on land/air and polluting thereby the environmental water/air is required to obtain consent, which needs to obtained in two phases:

Phase-1 Consent to Establish: This consent is to be obtained prior to establishing any industry or process.
Phase-2 Consent to Operate: Once the industry or process plant is established along the required pollution control systems, the entrepreneur is required to obtain consent to operate the unit. This consent is given for a particular period, which needs to be renewed regularly.

Documents to be submitted

The following information shall be submitted along with the consent application form for the speedy processing.

Consent to Establish:
  • Site plan/index
  • Topographical Map
  • Detailed layout plant of different processes and point sources of effluent discharge/emissions and position of stack and documents including D.G. set capacity in KVA
  • Process flow sheet
  • Details of Water Pollution Control/Air Pollution Control devices proposed to be provided.
  • Ambient Air Quality Report (if available)
  • SSI Certificate/NOC from Directorate of Industries Government of Maharashtra.
  • D.G.T.D. Registration. (if applicable)
  • Details of chemical reactions with mass balance.
  • Consent fees in the form of D.D. drawn on favour of MPCB.
  • Local body NOC.
  • Under taking on Rs. 20 stamp paper or Chartered Accountant certificate about proposed Capital Investment ( Land, building, and machineries)
Consent to Operate:
  • Detailed layout plant of different processes and point sources of effluent discharge/emissions and position of stack and documents including D.G. set capacity in KVA.
  • Process flow sheet.
  • Latest analysis report of effluent, fuel gases, solid waste & hazardous wastes.
  • Details of Water Pollution Control/Air Pollution Control devices provided.
  • Ambient Air Quality Report (if available)
  • SSI Certificate/NOC from Directorate of Industries Government of Maharashtra.
  • D.G.T.D. Registration. (if applicable)
  • Details of chemical reactions with mass balance.
  • Consent fees in the form of D.D. drawn on favour of MPCB.
  • Copy of previous consent (for renewal only).
  • Copy of Environmental Clearance of Government of Maharashtra or Government of India in case of 1st consent to operate in case of industries/process requiring environmental clearance.
Application Form

You can download the Application form for Consent to Establish and Consent to Operate (Both Air and Water Acts) by clicking the PDF icon below.

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Service Offerings

ASCC Service Offering:

ASCC will liaise with State Pollution Control Board to help you get Consent to Establish, Consent to Operate and Renewals of your consents listed above required at various stages while setting up your industry or change of activity by your industry or any expansion of industry.

 
 

Authorisation Under Hazardous Waste (Management And Handling)


The authorization for collection/reception/treatment/transport/storage/disposal of Hazardous waste as defined under the Rules needs to be obtained by Board.

The schedule I of the said rules gives the list of the processes generating Hazardous wastes. There are 44 processes listed in this schedule which are called hazardous waste generating processes provided they generate the waste as mentioned in column 3 of the schedule.

The schedule II of the Rules gives the list of waste substances with concentration limits for different classes of waste. The hazardous waste can be classified in 5 classes as per the concentration of the waste substances mentioned in the schedule for each class.

Application Form

You can download the Application form for Authorisation Under Hazardous Waste (Management And Handling) by clicking the PDF icon below.

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Service Offerings

ASCC Service Offering:

ASCC will liaise with State Pollution Control Board to help you get Authorisation Under Hazardous Waste (Management And Handling) listed above required while setting up your industry or change of activity by your industry or any expansion of industry.

 
 

Authorisation under Bio-Medical Waste (Management and handling)


The authorization for collection/reception/treatment/transport/storage/disposal of Biomedical waste as defined under the Rules needs to be obtained by Board as Board has been declared as prescribed Authority under the Rules.

Application Form

You can download the Application form for Authorisation Under Hazardous Waste (Management And Handling) by clicking the PDF icon below.

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Service Offerings

ASCC Service Offering:

ASCC will liaise with State Pollution Control Board to help you get Authorisation under Bio-Medical Waste (Management and handling) listed above required while setting up your industry or change of activity by your industry or any expansion of industry.

 
 

Environmental Clearance


Specific Projects will require prior Environmental Clearance before approaching to State Pollution Control Board. The Environmental Clearance is provided by State Government (State Environment Impact Assessment Authority - SEIAA) or Central Government (Ministry of Environmental Affairs - MoEA).

Sample List of Projects requiring Environmental Clearance
  • Petroleum refining industry
  • Coke oven plants
  • Asbestos milling and asbestos based products
  • Soda ash Industry
  • Chemical fertilizers
  • Pesticides industry
  • Manmade fibres manufacturing (like Rayon)
  • Distilleries
  • Integrated Paint Industry
  • Sugar Industry
  • Cement Plants
  • Metallurgical industries (ferrous & non ferrous)
  • Nuclear Power Projects
  • Thermal Power Projects
  • River Valley Projects
  • Offshore and onshore oil and gas exploration etc
Application Form

You can download the Application form for Environmental Clearance by clicking the PDF icon below.

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Service Offerings

ASCC Service Offering:

ASCC will liaise with State Government or Central Government Department to help you represent your case for Environmental Clearance.

 
 

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