MPCB issues directives for implementation of colour as parameter for certain units

Nov 20, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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EHS Compliance

The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) on November 13, 2020 has issued directives to Dye and Dye Intermediate Industries, integrated Textile units, units of cotton, Woolen, Carpet, Polyester, units having Printing, Dyeing, Bleaching process or manufacturing garment units. 

The guidelines are as follows:

• "Colour" parameter should be incorporated in Consents.

• These consents shall be revised and amended for incorporation of Colour as a parameter with discharge standard of 150 P.C.U. (Platinum Cobalt Units) for all integrated Textile units, units of cotton, Woolen/Carpet/Polyester/units having Printing/Dyeing/Bleaching process or manufacturing garment units, And 400 Hazen unit for Dye & Dye Intermediate Industries.

• All Board Officials/Consent Granting authorities are also informed that while processing application of Dye & Dye Intermediate Industries, all integrated Textile units, units of cotton, Woolen/Carpet/Polyester, units having Printing/Dyeing/Bleaching process or manufacturing garment units- colour as a parameter shall be incorporated.

• All Board Officials/Consent Granting authorities are requested to call the action plan from existing/operating units within 10 days to amend the existing consent for incorporating colour as a parameter.

[Circular no-MPCB/JD(WPC)/B: 201113-FTS-C056]


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