Andhra Pradesh PCB levies environmental compensation charges against Healthcare Facilities

Jun 30, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


EHS Compliance

The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) has directed all the concerned Regional officers to inform all the Health Care Establishments (HCFs) and Common Bio Medical Waste Treatment and Disposal Facilities (CBMWTF) to follow the guidelines issued by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on Management of Healthcare Waste as per Bio Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016 and the provisions to levy of Environmental Compensation charges against them.

This is to initiate action against the defaulting HCFs and CBMWTFs in respective jurisdiction and submit action taken report to the concerned Zonal Office to levy Environmental Compensation charges as per CPCB guidelines. The concerned officers are directed to submit proposals to the Board office along with the details of Environmental compensation charges can be levied against the defaulting HCFs & CBMWTFs as per CPCB Guidelines.

[Notice No. 18/APPCB/BMW/NGT.O.A.710-713/2020]

 


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