|Service Location||Pan India|
|Type Of Waste||Biodegradable|
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Overview of State Pollution Control Board:
- Assistance in Documentation
- Drafting of Application
- Government Fee Submission
- Follow up with State Pollution Control Board
- Monitoring Reports Air/ Water / Noise Pollution
- Delivering CTO/ CTE for Red. Green, Orange Industries
State Pollution Control Board is a statutory organisation established under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1974, which works under the supervision of the Central Pollution Control Board to implement the environmental laws and rules within the respective state for the protection of the environment.
It is mandatory for every business, either new or existing, to obtain authorization from the respective State Pollution Control Board in order to carry out the activities of the business.
There are several laws that govern the matters of the State Pollution Control Board, which are given below:
- Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981
- Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977
- Environmental Protection Act, 1986
- Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974
Objectives of State Pollution Control Board:The objectives of the State Pollution Control Board are enlisted below.
- Preservation of natural resources
- Promotion of sustainable development for economic growth of the nation along with environmental protection and social equity.
- Effective waste management for the protection of the environment.
- Spreading Awareness about the protection of the environment among the consumers
- Encouraging the general public for the use of environment-friendly products like paper bags, public transport, CFL, etc. to help reduce the environmental pollution.
Functions of the Board:The functions of the board are given below:
- According to the Air Act 1981 and Water Act 1974, the principal function of the board includes the prevention, abatement, and control of air and water pollution.
- Moreover, the primary motive is to assist the entrepreneurs and industries in the fulfilment of Corporate Environmental Responsibility (CER)
Apart from this, the major functions of the State Pollution Control Board are given below:
- Issue NOC (No-Objection Certificates) from the perspective of the environmental pollution, including the adequacy of the site from the environmental angle.
- Assessment of quality ambient air.
- Assessment of inland surface waters’ quality
- Issuance of the Consent under provisions of Section 21 of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.
- Issue of Consent under provisions of section 25/26 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974.
- Collection and assessment of Water Cess, under the provision of Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977.
- Assessment and Identification of municipal and industrial pollution sources and control.
- Conducting Mass awareness programmes.
- Development of Pollution Control technologies.
- Notification of emission and effluent standards.
- Instituting legal action against defaulters.
- Implementing Biomedical Waste Rules, 1998.
- Issuance of Authorization under the Hazardous Waste Management Rule, 1989.
- Identifying the onsite crisis management plans, isolated storage, etc., under the Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemicals Rules, 1989.