|Hazardous Waste Management Rules are notified to ensure safe handling , generation, processing, treatment, package, storgae, transportation, use reporcessing, collection, conversion, and offering for sale, destruction and disposal of Hasardous Waste. These Rules came into effect in the year 1989 and have been amemded later in the years 2000, 2003 and with final notification of the Hazardous Waste ( Management, Handling and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2008 in supersession of former notification. The Rules lay down corresponding duties of various authorities such as MoEF, CPCB, State/UT Govts., SPCBs/PCCs, DGFT, Port Authority and Custom Authority while State Pollution Control Boards/ Pollution Control Committees have been designated with wider responsibilites touching across almost every aspect of Hazardous wastes generation, handing and their disposal.
Hazardous Waste (Management, Handling & Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2008
Utilization of Hazardous Waste (Rule 11)
Constitution of the Committee
- Guidelines for Management and Handling of Red Mud
- Guidelines for Management of Handling of Pyrometallurgical slag
- Guidelines for Management and Handling of Chromite Mine Tailings
- Guidelines for Management and Handling of Copper Mine Tailings
The above HWM status is based on the information provided by the SPCBs or PCCs . For any further clarification on the above, you may please contact I/c HWMD in CPCB or concerned SPCB/ PCC.