186 Legal Updates in EHS

Government of Assam issues Directions for imposing ban on single use plastic

Aug 21, 2019

The State Government of Assam has issued Directions for imposing ban on manufacture, import, supply, sale and use of plastic cups, short life PVC and all chlorinated plastic bags or sheets or banners or flex or buntings or flags. The Directions are as under: No person including shopkeeper, vendor, wholesaler, retailer, hawker or salesmen shall us

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Nagaland Integrated Waste Management Policy 2019

Aug 21, 2019

The Nagaland Pollution Control Board (NPCB) has published the Nagaland Integrated Waste Management Policy 2019 in order to achieve Sustainable Waste Management throughout the State by 2030. This policy is a necessary requirement to ensure the Government of Nagaland fulfils its moral and legal duties for safe, compliant, environmentally and financi

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Draft Bye-laws for Plastic Waste Management, 2019

Aug 20, 2019

The Government of Puducherry on August 01, 2019 has published the Draft Bye-laws for Plastic Waste Management, 2019. These Bye-laws shall apply to all the areas situated within the territorial limit of Nedungadu Commune Panchayat. Further, it will apply to every plastic waste generator, manufacturer, importers and producers, shopkeepers and street

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Goa Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Bill, 2019

Aug 19, 2019

The State Government of Goa on August 16, 2019 has published the Goa Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Bill, 2019, to provide registration and regulation of clinical establishments in the State of Goa and for that purpose, interalia, seeks to constitute the Goa Council for Clinical Establishments. The Bill seeks to lay down the

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Draft KSERC (Renewable Energy and Net Metering) Regulations, 2019

Aug 16, 2019

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) on August 14, 2019 has published a draft Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (Renewable Energy and Net Metering) Regulations, 2019. These Regulations shall apply to all the existing and new, grid interactive renewable energy systems, consumers, prosumers, captive consumers, capti

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Goa Non-Biodegradable Garbage (Control) (Amendment) Act, 2019

Aug 13, 2019

The State Government of Goa on August 09, 2019, has published the Goa Non-Biodegradable Garbage (Control) (Amendment) Act, 2019, to further amend the Goa Non Biodegradable Garbage (Control) Bill, 1996. It shall come into force at once. The bill seeks to insert a new section 3A in the Goa Non-Biodegradable Garbage (Control) Act, 1996 so as to prohi

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Puducherry issues Directions for banning single use plastic items

Aug 06, 2019

The Government of Puducherry on July 30, 2019, has issued directions for banning the manufacturing, supplying, selling, stocking, distributing, using and transporting the single use plastic items in the Union territory of Puducherry. The single use plastic items are as under: (i)           &n

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Government of Odisha publishes Bye-Laws for Solid Waste Management in Gram Panchayats of Odisha 2019

Aug 06, 2019

The State Government of Odisha on July 30, 2019, has published the Bye-Laws for Solid Waste Management in Gram Panchayats of Odisha 2019. Application of the Bye-laws: The Bye-laws shall be applicable to every area falling under the Gram Panchayat boundary including outgrowths falling, State and Central government organisations, educational instit

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MNRE clarifies on opening and maintaining of letter of credit as payment security mechanism

Aug 05, 2019

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) on July 31, 2019, gives clarification regarding opening and maintaining of letter of credit (LC) as payment security mechanism under power purchase agreements by distribution licensees.  It has been clarified that the fixed charge in the solar, wind and small hydro power will be the tariff on wh

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