The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change has released the notification for the extension to apply online for the grant of Terms of Reference ToR and Environment Clearance under the Environment Protection Act 1986.
The Central Government directed that all the standalone re-rolling units or cold rolling units, which are in existence and in operation as on the date of this notification, with valid Consent to Establish and Consent to Operate from the concerned State Pollution Control Board or the Union territory Pollution Control Committee, as the case may be, shall apply online for grant of Terms of Reference (ToR) followed by Environment Clearance and the said units shall be granted Standard Terms of Reference as per item 3(a) of the notification of the Government of India in the, erstwhile Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change number S.O 1533(E ), dated the 14th September, 2006 and shall be exempted from the requirement of public consultation, provided that the application for the grant of ToR shall be made within a period of one year from the date of the said notification.
AND WHEREAS, the Central Government deems it necessary to extend the said period by a further period of six months;
NOW, THEREFORE, in the exercise of the powers conferred by section 3 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986), the Central Government hereby makes the following amendment in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change number S.O. 3250(E), dated the 20th July, 2022.
In the said notification, in paragraph 1, in the proviso, for the words, “one year” the words “one year and six months” shall be substituted.
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