APPCB revises the instructions on Building and Construction Projects

Feb 18, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


EHS Compliance

The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) on January 22, 2020, has revised the instructions on building and construction projects issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF & CC).

The revised instructions are as under:

a.The industrial sheds, Schools, Colleges, Buildings of educational institutions including Universities need not obtain Consent for Establishment (CFE )and Consent for operation (CFO) from APPCB as they were exempted from the purview of Environmental Clearance. But, these buildings shall ensure sustainable environmental management, solid ad liquid waste management, rain water harvesting and may use recycled materials such as fly ash bricks.

b.In case of the Medical universities or institutes, the component of hospitals shall obtain CFE and CFO from APPCB, as they would continue to require prior Environmental Clearance form the concerned Authority.

[Circualr Memo No. 11/APPCB/CFE/RO-ZO/HO/2010]


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