The Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 In Checklist

In Force


The rules provide air emission standards for a number of …


Air Emissions and Ambient Air Quality
  • General Air Emissions and Ambient Air Quality
Water Use and Wastewater Management
Waste Management
Hazardous Materials Management
  • Storage and Handling
Wildlife and Land Conservation
Natural Resource Management
Safety Management
  • Information, Communication, and Training
Environment Management
  • General Environmental Management
  • Releases, Emergencies, Disasters

Short title and commencement
1. (i) These rules may be called the Environment (Protection) Second Amendment Rules, 2019.

(ii) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires,-

(a) "Act" means the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986);

(aa) "areas" means all areas where the hazardous substances are handled;1

(b) "Central Board" means the Central Pollution Control Board cons...

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