MoEF Notifies Draft Hazardous Waste Management Rules

The Union Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF) has notified through a publication in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section-3, Sub-section (ii) dated the 28 September 2007 – the Draft Hazardous Waste Management Rules.

Draft HWM Rules

The said Draft Rules will be taken into consideration by the Central Government after expiry of a period of sixty days form the date of publication of the notification in the Official Gazette (60 days after 28 September, 2007).

Any person desirous of making any objection or suggestion with respect to the said draft rules may forward the same within the period so specified (on or before 27 November, 2007) to
The Secretary,
Ministry of Environment and Forests,
Paryavaran Bhawan, Central Government Offices Complex,
New Delhi-110003.

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Dr. Govind Singh is an Environmentalist, Academician and Consultant based in Delhi and is the Co-Founder of Delhi Greens NGO. He holds a Master's and Ph.D. in Environmental Studies from the University of Delhi. Dr. Govind Singh has over six years experience of teaching in the University of Delhi and over twelve years experience of working in the Environmental Sector.

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  3. As per the draft rules, the definition of hazardous waste is divide in to two Definitions that is hazardous waste and hazardous material, proper term identification is difficult as per the rule.

    The schedule I of 2003 rule is escape in draft rule, by which it is difficult to control the hazardous waste in small and medium scale industries, which are not analyze their waste regularly.

  4. As per the draft rules, the definition of hazardous waste is divide in to two Definitions that is hazardous waste and hazardous material, proper term identification is difficult as per the rule.

    The schedule I of 2003 rule is escape in draft rule, by which it is difficult to control the hazardous waste in small and medium scale industries, which are not analyze their waste regularly.

    The import and export of hazardous waste are very clear and well explain in draft rule than 2003

  5. As per the draft law only the dumping of hazardous waste in the land is banned which means one can dump the same in the sea and other water bodies,’

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