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Operation of industrial plants/discharge of sewage,
trade effluent without Consent/Authorisation

It is mandatory for all industrial operations or process and local bodies to obtain Consent from the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board before discharging sewage or trade effluent into a stream or well or sewer or on land or operating any industrial plant in an air pollution control area. Similarly for handling of hazardous wastes Authorisation under the provisions of Hazardous Wastes (Management & Handling) Rules, 1989 is a pre-requisite.

It has been noticed that many industries /local bodies have not obtained consent from the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board and are disposing of their sewage, trade effluent and air pollutants into the environment in an illegal manner.

By this notice all the industries operating in the State of Maharashtra as well as local bodies functioning within the State are hereby directed to make an application for grant of consent/Authorisation under the provisions of Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and Hazardous Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 1989. this shall be done on or before 31st May, 2004. This is a last opportunity given by the Board to comply with the provisions of the aforesaid legislations, failing which the Board will initiate appropriate legal action, which may include disconnection of electricity, water supply or any other essential services.

Take this notice and act accordingly.

Member Secretary

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