KARNATAKA STATE POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD

 

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Hazardous Waste Management

 IMPLEMENTATION OF HAZARDOUS WASTE (MANAGEMENT, HANDLING and TRANSBOUNDARY MOVEMENT) RULES, 2008.

SALIENT FEATURES OF RULES:

  • The Hazardous Waste (Management and Handling) rule was notified in 1989 and the same was amended during Jan 2000 & May 2003 and ON 24th September 2008 . These rules are notified under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 by Ministry of Environment and Forest , GoI.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES OF POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD

  • KSPCB shall grant/refuse authorization to occupier or operator of  the facility- Rule5

  • KSPCB shall conduct public hearing

  • KSPCB shall approve the layout & design of the TSDF

  • KSPCB shall monitor the setting up and the operation of the TSDF

  • KSPCB empowered to levy fine and collect the entire cost of the of the damage caused to the environment by the occupier/ operator.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES OF STATE GOVERNMENT

  • The State Government, operator of a facility or any association of occupier shall identify sites for common hazardous                            waste disposal facility

  • The State Government shall approve the sites

  • The State Government shall acquire the sites for setting up of TSDF

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES OF OCCUPIER/OPERATOR

  • The occupier/Operator of the facility shall have to obtain authorization from KSPCB for collection, storage, transportation,                       treatment and disposal of Hazardous Waste.

  •  The occupier or operator of the facility or any association of occupier shall be responsible for  identifying sites for common disposal facility

  •  The occupier or operator of the facility or any association of occupier shall under take EIA study and submit report to the Pollution Control Board.

PENAL PROVISIONS:  

  •  KSPCB is empowered to refuse authorization for non compliance.

  • KSPCB is empowered to impose penalties for non compliance in consultations with CPCB, Delhi .

  •  KSPCB is empowered to file a criminal case for non compliance which attracts punishment up to 5 years imprisonment with or without fine of Rupees One Lakh

  • Chairman, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board is empowered to issue closure direction under Sec 5 of Environment (Protection) Act 1986.

AUTHORISATION STATUS:

               Board has taken up inventorization of hazardous waste generating industries and the status of the same is given below:

Number of industries identified under Rules 

2076

Number of industries issued authorization            

2076

Rule 3(l) Hazardous waste is identified by Schedule I, Schedule II or characteristics (E1), Flamable (E2), Explosive (E3), Corrosive (E4), Toxic (E5) carcinogenicity, mutagenicity and endocrine disruptivity.

IMPORT OF HAZARDOUS WASTE:

Rule12. The Ministry of Environment and Forest shall be the nodal Ministry to deal with the trans-boundary movement of the hazardous wastes and to grant permission for transit of the hazardous wastes through any part of India .

Rule 13 (2). The import of Hazarodus waste from any country shall be permitted only for the recycling or recovery or reuse but, not for disposal Rule 13 (1). Rule 13 (4) no import or export of the hazardous waste specified in the Schedule VI shall be permitted.

  •  The Importer shall apply to State Pollution Control Board 120 days in advance.

  • Apply for permission to transport Hazardous Waste.

  • The SPCB shall examine the application and recommend to MOEF, GOI

  • The Ministry of Environment and Forest , GOI is the sanctioning authority.

   QUANTITY OF HAZARDOUS WASTE (as on 31/03/2012):

Recyclable Waste:

96,108.84 

MT/A

Incinerable Waste:

  43,009.05

MT/A

Landfill Waste:

47,377.29  

MT/A

TOTAL:

186,495.17

MT/A

 

LIST OF INDUSTRIES AUTHORIZED TO REPROCESS

 Importers Registration Under HW (MH & TM) Rules 2008

THE BATTERIES (MANAGEMENT AND HANDLING) RULES

LIST OF UPDATED INVENTORY TILL 31st MARCH-2011 

Total No. of HW files handled in HWMC

Total No. of Battery files handled in HWMC

Total No. of Plastic files handled in HWMC

Notification E-Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 2011   

District Wise Statistic of Hazardous Waste Generated in Karnataka State    

11th Quarterly reports submitted to Supreme Court Monitoring Committee


 batteries (MANAGEMENT and handling) RULES 2001

Implementation of the Batteries (Management & Handling) Rules, 2001


The rules was notified during May 2001 and applicable to every manufacturer, importer, reconditioned, assemblers, dealers, recyclers, auctioneers, consumers, bulk consumers involved in manufacturing , process and sale of batteries .The rule has specified responsibilities for each activity involved and these are clearly given in the Battery (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001.  KSPCB is the implementing authority of the provisions of the rules.

Initiatives by KSPCB:

  • Board has identified 1,355 number of units engaged in lead acid Battery activities specified under rules. 
  • Issued public notices in leading news papers on 6/11/2001 , 30/01/2003 and 08/03/2005 indicating the responsibilities of various agencies involved under the rules.  Individual notices were also issued.
  • A meeting of all the agencies involved was held on 06-02-03 at Bangalore . The meeting was attended by the manufacturers and office bearers of All India lead and zinc manufacturers associations and CPCB representatives.
  • An interactive awareness meeting with manufacturers, dealers and recyclers was organized on 23-08-04 at KSPCB, Bangalore , to impress on the need for compliance & the responsibilities indicated under Batteries (Management & Handling) Rules, 2001.
  • An exclusive Meeting for the Battery manufacturers was held on 17-03-05

 FLY ASH

Implementation of Fly Ash Notification Dated 14-09-99

  • There are 5 Thermal Power Plants in Karnataka which are engaged in the generation of power using coal and one unit using corex gas and coal that are covered under the Notification.   
  • Board has issued public notice in leading news papers indicating the responsibilities of Thermal power plants, brick kilns, and other agencies involved under the rules for compliance to Fly Ash Notification.
  • Out of these six major Thermal power units, three plants namely M/s Vasavadatta Cements, M/s Rajashree Cements and M/s Tata Power Corporation Ltd., are captive power plants and the Fly Ash generated is fully utilized for production of cement in their own premises.  Thus, the need for supplying fly ash to Brick Kilns does not arise.
  • M/s Grasim Industries Ltd is also a captive power plant wherein 77% of the Fly Ash generated is utilized for Brick manufacturing in clamp type kilns and soil conditioning.
  • M/s Jindal Thermal Power Co Ltd. uses both corex gas and imported coal as fuel in the ratio of 60 : 40 and 81 % of the Fly Ash generated is disposed to the cement and Brick manufacturing units.  
  • 56 % of the Fly Ash generated from M/s Raichur Thermal Power Station (RTPS) is utilized by 8 block manufacturers located within 50 Kms radius of the Thermal power plant and for the manufacture of Cement.
  • As per the amended Notification issued on 27-08-03 by MOEF, the geographical coverage of the Notification has been extended from 50 Kms to 100 Kms from Thermal power plants.  
STATEMENT SHOWING NAMES OF POWER PLANTS, FLY ASH GENERATED, AND ITS UTILIZATION IN KARNATAKA

 


 BRICK KILNS

Implementation of Brick Kiln Rules, 2002

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The Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, have notified the emission standards and chimney heights for brick kilns during 1996.  This Notification is applicable to Bull’s Trench Kilns, Hoffman’s Kiln and High Draft Kilns only. 
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As per the survey conducted, only 112 Brick Kilns fall under this Notification.
  •  
Board has issued Public Notices in the leading Kannada and English dailies indicating the compliance to be made by the Brick Kiln owners and the penal provisions on 22-05-01 and 19-01-03 .
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The Deputy Commissioners, District Industries Centre, Karnataka State Financial Corporation and Industries and Commerce Department have also been requested not to grant licenses for new Brick Kilns which do not propose appropriate chimney heights as required under the Notification.
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The Board has authorized all the respective Regional Officers to file criminal cases under Environment Protection Act against all the non-complying units in their jurisdiction. 
  •  
 Board has filed Criminal Cases against the Bull’s Trench Kilns for violation the Brick Kiln Rules

 

 :  STATISTIC OF HAZARDOUS WASTE  :


DISTRICT WISE STATISTIC OF HAZARDOUS WASTE GENERATED IN KARNATAKA STATE

Inventory of HW Generation in Karnataka From Working Industries as on 31stMarch 2012

                                                                              

                         INVENTORY ABSTRACT    
SL.No. District Total No. of Industries Lanfillable HW MTA Recylcable HW MTA Incinerable HW MTA Total Qty HW Generation in MT/A
1 Bagalkot  36 2.00 99.84 9.36 111.20
2 Belgaum 105 389.61 1403.22 1028.18 2821.01
3 Bellary 54 320.50 2591.53 926.88 3838.91
4 Bidar 45 1488.82 194.84 519.84 2203.50
5 Bijapur 28 0.00 126.78 7.69 134.47
6 Chamarajanagar 5 0.00 16.31 2.21 18.52
7 Chikmagalur 16 3.00 350.80 4.34 358.14
8 Chitradurga 27 0.00 126.4 3.35 129.49
9 Coorg 3 0.00 9.95 0.90 10.85
10 Davanagere  38 193.86 995.58 8.82 1198.26
11 Dharwad 68 311.77 594.69 859.78 1766.24
12 Gadag 8 0.60 97.80 3.50 101.90
13 Gulbarga 23 0.00 745.73 2979.74 3725.47
14 Hassan 35 87.60 465.00 439.23 991.83
15 Haveri 12 10.07 26.98 5.30 42.35
16 Karwar 25 2005.85 161.46 922.58 3089.89
17 Kolar 45 8999.03 3298.22 4608.76 16906.01
18 Koppal 37 75.00 171.97 255.95 502.92
19 Mandya 35 101.36 201.54 429.06 731.96
20 Mangalore 135 1318.29 22360.22 538.92 24217.43
21 Mysore 132 9670.76 13805.16 5228.15 28704.06
22 Raichur 22 0.66 251.54 26.62 278.82
23 Shimoga 60 65.20 203.88 36.68 305.76
24 Tumkur 68 271.58 2280.66 423.68 2975.87
25 Udupi 44 6.20 46.09 335.53 387.82
26 Ramanagar 41 5422.42 1086.13 2735.08 9243.62
27 Chikkaballapur 17 140.00 19.30 51.55 210.85
28 Yadgir 11 0.00 16.80 0.65 17.45
29 Bangalore City-1 190 744.36 1570.94 1122.81 3438.11
30 Bangalore City-2 145 83.28 580.82 141.50 805.60
31 Bangalore City-3 119 372.68 877.83 192.02 1442.53
32 Bangalore East-1 290 1015.73 2876.58 1527.05 5419.35
33 Bangalore East-2 147 107.45 1600.72 2309.54 4017.70
34 Bangalore North-1 111 2442.33 2092.53 398.29 4933.16
35 Bangalore North-2 166 260.47 2826.33 492.06 3578.87
36 Bangalore South-1 226 3485.20 2223.26 2233.19 7941.65
37 Bangalore South-2 214 6039.57 23168.45 11529.48 40737.49
38 Bangalore Peenya 203 491.51 6235.25 367.96 7094.73
39 Bangalore West 90 1450.52 308.01 302.79 2061.32
  Bangalore Urban & Rural 1,901 16,493.11 44,360.70 20,616.69 81,470.49
  Other District 1,177 30,884.18 51,748.14 22,392.36 105,024.68
  KARNATAKA 3,078 47,377.29 96,108.84 43,009.05 186,495.17

 

 :  FLY ASH POWER PLANTS  :


STATEMENT SHOWING NAMES OF POWER PLANTS, FLY ASH GENERATED, AND ITS UTILIZATION IN KARNATAKA 

Sl.No Name & Address of the unit Power Generating Capacity  [MW] Quantity of fly ash generated   MT/Year Quantity of fly ash utilized    MT/Year Percentage utilized

Remarks

 

1

Vasavadatta Cements, Sedam, Gulbarga District.

15MW
Captive

32,659

32,659

100

In addition to fly ash generated in captive power plant, the industry also lifts 2,00,000 MT from Raichur Thermal Power Station.

2

Rajashree Cements,
Aditya Nagar, Malkhed Gulbarga Dist.

38.2MW
2Captive

87,477

87,477

100

In addition to fly ash generated in captive power plant, the industry also lifts 1,89,293 MT from Raichur Thermal Power Station.

3

Tata Power Corporation Ltd., Wadi,
Gulbarga Dist.

75MW
Captive

53,490

53,490

100

The entire Fly ash generated is utilized for manufacture of cement within their industry

4

Grasim Industries Ltd., Kumarapatnam,
Haveri.

10MW
Captive

10,620

8,177

77

The fly ash is lifted mainly for manufacturing bricks in clamp type kilns and remaining for soil conditioning by local farmers

5

Jindal Thermal Power Company Ltd., Toranagallu, Bellary

2x130 MW
Captive

26,261

21,271

81

This plant uses both corex gas and imported coal in the ratio of 60:40. Fly ash generated is used for brick as well as for cement units.

6

Raichur Thermal Power Station, Raichur.

7 x 210
Distribution

18,14,987

10,16,392

56

Balance quantity is contained in ash pond along with the fly ash generated during earlier period.

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