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TAMIL NADU POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD

 
 

INTRODUCTION

The Tamilnadu Prevention and Control of Water Pollution Board was constituted by the Government of Tamilnadu on twenty seventh day of February, Nineteen eighty two (27-2-1982) in pursuance of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 (Central Act 6 of 1974). The Board was later renamed as Tamilnadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) in the year 1983. It enforce the provisions of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977, the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981, and the rules made under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 which includes

  The Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986
  The Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemical Rules, 1989 as amended in 1994 & 2000.
  The Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001 as amended.
  The Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016.
  The Plastics Waste Management Rules, 2016
  The Municipal Solid Wastes (Management) Rules, 2016 
  The E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016.
  The Hazardous and other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016.

 

   

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