MOEF Notification

MoEFCC  recently issued a significant notification that introduces the Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Amendment Rules, 2023. This latest amendment represents a progressive step towards enhancing the existing framework of waste management in India, particularly in the context of Extended Producer Responsibility (ERP) for Used Oil. The key highlights of this notification…

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. Application Requirement for Re-Rolling and Cold Rolling Units: The Central Government directed that all the standalone re-rolling units or cold…

The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change has released a notice regarding Measures to Reduce Methane Emissions. Methane Emissions in India (2016): As per India’s third Biennial Update Report, India’s methane emissions in 2016 (excluding LULUCF) were 409 million tone CO2e of which, 73.96% was from Agriculture sector, 14.46% from Waste sector, 10.62% from…

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has been released office memorandum on 20th February 2023 for seeking comment on MOEFCC paper on ‘Sustainable Development Evaluation Framework (SDEF)’ and ‘Approval & Authorization Criteria’. MOEFCC has draft two papers regarding sustainable development Sustainable Development Evaluation Framework (SDEF)   Updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) – Completed (3rd…

Ministry Of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change has been released draft notification on Regulation of CETP. Effluent treatment plants need land for construction, capital cost, power and specialized manpower for their operation and maintenance. Because of these constraints, small scale tanneries can not afford to have their own effluent treatment facilities and therefore, combined effluent…

MOEFCC has released a notification under section 3 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 to all Cold Rolled Stainless Steel Manufacturing Industries for mandating the requirement of prior environmental clearance. Central Government hereby directs that all the standalone re-rolling units or cold rolling units, which are in existence and in operation with valid Consent to…

MoEFCC updates the validity of EC, the environmental clearance process is required for 39 types of projects and covers aspects like screening, scoping, and evaluation of the upcoming projects. Environmental Clearance validity for the following projects were: 13 years for a river valley project 15 years for a nuclear power project 30 years for mining…