Protection of Environment

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Activities of the BoardHazardous Waste Management
As per Hazardous Wastes (Management & Handling Rules) 1989 notified under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, every unit generating hazardous wastes and having a facility for collection, reception, treatment, transport, storage and disposal of such wastes should obtain the authorisation of the Board. During the year under report the Board continued to bring all such industries and other agencies under the ambit of the regulations. The statistics pertaining to action taken on authorisation applications under the Hazardous Wastes (Management & Handling Rules) 1989 as amended from time to time is as follow:
Sr.ParticularsDuring the year
2008 - 09
During the year
2009 - 10
(up to 31.3.2010)
1.Applications for authorisation on hand 577 657*13315
2.Authorisation granted3594039060
3.Authorisation rejected 1501313663
4.Files closed000062
5.Applications returned to applicant(s)(-1)06413
6.Applications under scrutiny69117117
* This includes 588 applications received during the year 2009–10 and 69 applications pending from the previous year 2008-09.
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