UPCB issues list of approved fuels to be used in the entire state of Uttarakhand

Oct 22, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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EHS Compliance

The Uttarakhand Pollution Control Board (UPCB) has prescribed certain fuels as “APPROVED FUELS” to be used in the entire state of Uttarakhand.

The list of approved fuels:

• Liquefied Petroleum Gas

• Liquefied Natura Gas

• Low Sulphur Heavy Stock Fuel 

• Piped Natural Gas

• High Speed Diesel 

• Bio Gas

• Bio fuel (Agro based)

• Coal

• Wood

• Perul

• Refuse Derived Fuel 

For use of above approved fuels, air pollution control measures shall be provided by the unit. The unit shall ensure to obtain Environmental Clearance, Consent to establish and Consent to Operate for use of these fuels from competent authority. The use of Pet-coke and Furnace oil fuel shall not be permitted for new industries in the State of Uttarakhand.

[Order no- UEPPCB/HO/Gen-183-426/2020/67/-33]


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