ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS DUE TO INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT
LIST OF PROJECTS OR ACTIVITIES REQUIRING PRIOR ENVIRONMENTAL CLEARANCE
Table 1.1.1. Mining, extraction of natural resources and power generation (for a specified production capacity)
Table 1.1.2. Primary Processing
Table 1.1.3. Materials Production
Table 1.1.4. Materials Processing
Table 1.1.5. Manufacturing/Fabrication
Table 1.1.6. Service Sectors
Table 1.1.7. Physical Infrastructure including Environmental Services
Table 1.1.8. Building/Construction projects/Area Development projects and Townships
Note:- General Condition (GC): Any project or activity specified in Category ‘B’ will be treated as Category A, if located in whole or in part within 10 km from the boundary of:
(i) Protected Areas notified under the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972,
(ii) Critically Polluted areas as notified by the Central Pollution Control Board from time to time,
(iii) Notified Eco-sensitive areas,
(iv) inter-State boundaries and international boundaries.
Specific Condition (SC): If any Industrial Estate/Complex/ Export processing Zones/Special Economic Zones/Biotech Parks/ Leather Complex with homogeneous type of industries such as Items 4(d), 4(f), 5(e), 5(f), or those Industrial estates with pre –defined set of activities (not necessarily homogeneous, obtains prior environmental clearance, individual industries including proposed industrial housing within such estates/complexes will not be required to take prior environmental clearance, so long as the Terms and Conditions for the industrial estate/complex are complied with (Such estates/complexes must have a clearly identified management with the legal responsibility of ensuring adherence to the Terms and Conditions of prior environmental clearance, who may be held responsible for violation of the same throughout the life of the complex/estate).