Ban on PVC and Chlorinated plastics in the State of Telangana


Imposing of Ban on short life PVC and Chlorinated plastics in the State of Telangana In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 3,6 and 25 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986), and in supersession of the Plastic Waste (Management & Handling ) Rules, 2011, the Central Government notified Plastic Waste Management Rule, 2016 under Environment (Protection) Act, 1986. Similarly, in supersession of the Municipal Solid Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 2000, the Central Government notified Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 under Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 Ban on PVC and Chlorinated plastics in the State of Telangana.

Ban on PVC and Chlorinated plastics in the State of Telangana

Orders were issued for implementation of Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016 and ban on Manufacture, Stock, Sale and Use of plastic carry bags less than 50 microns in thickness.

The Hon’ble National Green Tribunal, Principal Bench, New Delhi vide its orders 4th read above, directed that :-
“ The MoEF&CC, and the State Governments to consider and pass appropriate directions in relation to ban on short life PVC and chlorinated plastics as expeditiously as possible and, in any case, not later than six months from the date of pronouncement of this judgment.”

The Member Secretary, Telangana State Pollution Control Board vide letter 5th read above requested the Government to issue necessary orders, in view of the orders of Hon’ble National Green Tribunal.

Government have decided to impose ban on short life PVC and Chlorinated Plastics in the State of Telangana. Accordingly, the following draft notification is published in the Extraordinary issue of the official Gazette of the State of Telangana for information of all persons likely to be affected thereby and notice is hereby given that the said draft will be taken into

consideration after the expiry of a period sixty days from the date on which copies of the Telangana State Official Gazette containing this notification are made available to the public together with any objections or suggestions that may be received in respect thereto within the stipulated period.

Objections or suggestions in this behalf should be addressed to the Member Secretary, Telangana State Pollution Control Board, Paryavaran Bhavan, A-3, Industrial Estate, Sanathnagar, Hyderabad-500018.

DRAFT NOTIFICATION

In exercise of the powers conferred under section 5 read with section 23 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 read with sub rule (3) of rule 5 of Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 and in compliance of the judgment, dated 22.12.2016 pronounced by the Hon’ble National Green Tribunal in Original Application No.199 of 2014, the Government of Telangana hereby order that there shall be complete ban on usage of short life PVC and chlorinated plastics.

6. This notification shall come into force on the date of its final publication in the extraordinary issue of the official Gazette of the State of Telangana.

EFS&T Department – Imposing of Ban on short life PVC and Chlorinated plastics in the State of Telangana – Draft  notification  – Issued.

ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (FOR.III) DEPARTMENT

G.O.Ms.No. 28 Dated: 10-07-2017

  1. Government of India, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Notification No. G.S.R. 320 (E), dt. 18.03.2016 notifying the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016.
  2. Government of India, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Notification No. S.O. 1357(E), dt. 08.04.2016 notifying the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.
  3. G.O. Ms. 79, E.F.S. & T. (For.III), Dept., Dated 30.12.2016.
  4. Orders of Hon’ble NGT, New Delhi, dt. 22.12.2016 in OA No. 199/2014 filed by Mrs. Almitra H. Patel.
  5. From the MS, TSPCB, Hyderabad, letter No. TSPCB/MSW/U- IV/NGT-199/2016-3103,dt. 14.02.2017.

About Pavan

Advocate, Journalist and Founder of Telangana Navanirmana Sena From Mahabubnagar,Telangana State, India Email Me — pavan@tgnns.com

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