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  • Documentation for all stages of environmental auditing
  • Liaising with concerned authorities on behalf of the applicant
  • Legal assistance throughout the auditing
  • Assistance in GPCB mandated Environmental Auditing and Post Compliance

Complete Overview of Post Compliance Audit under GPCB

The Gujarat High Court presented Ecological Review Plan in 1996 to resolve the ranchers’ issues in the Kheda locale. They recorded a request to save the Khari-cut channel and stream Khari from contamination by carrying it to the public notification. Today, the Climate Review Plan has become critical for modern foundation in Gujarat. This plan is administered by the Gujarat Contamination Control Board (GPCB) and carried out in the state. The GPCB readies the review report arrangement to be presented by the evaluators and updates it now and again. In 2015, the board arranged the ventures expected to submit occasional natural tryout reports and adhere to post-consistence audits Additionally, the scheme also envisages actions for failure to submit a report for industries and furnishing incorrect information on the part of auditors. Based on the evaluation of the environmental audit formats prepared under the Environmental Audit Scheme, the post-compliance audit under GPCB have to be met by specific industries, as elaborated below. On 14th September 2022, a set of new guidelines were introduced.GPCB has delineated these guidelines for environmental auditing to be followed by all recognised schedule I and II environment auditors.under GPCB-ordered rules.

Classification of industries

The GPCB has classified industries in the below-mentioned categories –

  • Dyes- Intermediaries (an intermediary industry that deals with naphthalene and its derivatives, aniline)
  • Pigments (metal–phthalocyanine based)
  • Benzene-based industries
  • Nitrochloro benzene-based industries
  • Aniline-based industries
  • Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETP), Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities (TSDFs) and all biomedical waste incineration facilities
  • Textile processing industries with carbonising units
  • Textile processing industries having a daily effluent discharge of one lakh litre per day or more
  • Stainless steel rolling and rerolling mills
  • Lead recovery units from scrap
  • Industrial plants manufacturing products such as sugar, fertiliser, oil refinery, caustic soda, petrochemicals, dyes and dye intermediaries, pigments, tanneries
  • Industrial plants such as cement plants, thermal power plants, integrated iron and steel plants, zinc smelters, copper smelters, aluminium smelters

Industrial Waste Parameters introduced in the 2022 Guidelines

The manufacturer of biodegradable plastic carry bags and commodities can apply to CPCB for registration in Form-A under annexure III and the prescribed documents.

The Gujarat Contamination Control Board has depicted the philosophy and methodology as a need was felt to devise refreshed strategy as rules. This was finished to achieve consistency in examining and examination during the ecological review of the business. Besides, these rules expect to draw standard lines of explicit test boundaries and plan a construction of post-consistence review under GPCB by determining the recurrence of air, water and risky waste example assortment.
Additionally, indicating spans during the ecological review of businesses in light of the region of the business, the amount of effluents delivered, and the limit of the introduced contamination control gadgets is fundamental.

Criteria for Collection of Water and Wastewater Samples

Discharge Quantity (kilolitre per day) Frequency (if the final treated discharge is done in a CETP) Frequency (if the final treated discharge is not done in CETP)
Less than 25 KLD 1 sample per monitoring 2 samples per monitoring
25-50 KLD 2 samples per monitoring 3 samples per monitoring
More than 50KLD 3 samples per monitoring 3 samples per monitoring

Criteria for analysis of parameters in waste Water Samples

  • pH
  • Temperature
  • Total suspended solids
  • Total dissolved solids
  • Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) (3 days at 27 degrees Celcius)
  • Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD)
  • Ammonical Nitrogen

Sampling Criteria for Ambient Air Quality Monitoring

Certain measures for air quality checking should be met for post-consistence reviews under GPCB. These rules are as per the following –

Within Gujarat Modern Advancement Company (GIDC) Corporation: No encompassing air quality observing for industry situated in GIDC domain. In such cases, the review report ought to specify NAMP (National Ambient Quality Monitoring Program).

Outside GIDC Domain: in the event that the business lies outside the Gujarat Modern Advancement Organization, the boundaries will be as per the following –

Total Premise Area (sq. mt) Frequency of Sample Collection
Less than 5000 2 samples in one season (preferably winter)
5000 to 10,000 3 samples in one season (preferably winter)
More than 10,000 At least 3 samples in one season (preferably winter)

Parameters for Ambient Air quality monitoring

  • Particulate Matter(PM10)
  • Particulate Matter (PM 2.5)
  • Sulphur Dioxide (SO2)
  • Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2)

Sampling Criteria for Process Gas Emission

Other than the standards referenced above, there are different boundaries that should be met for post-consistence reviews under GPCB. Examining and examination of Cycle Gas Emanation observing are one of them. This is to be completed according to the most recent Consolidated Consent and Authorisation (CCA) gave by GPCB to modern foundations as Agree to Work.

Sampling Criteria for Flue Gas Emission

Flue gas sampling is not required if the industry uses a boiler or thermic fluid heater with fuels other than NG, LPG, LNG, or PNG. For all other approved fuels, the sampling frequency will depend on the capacity of the boiler used, which is given in the table below

Boiler capacity (In case of approved fuels are used) Frequency
Less than 5 TPH One season frequency
5 to 10 TPH Two seasons sampling
More than 10 TPH All three season sampling

Sampling Criteria for DG sets

Capacity Sampling frequency for Stand By DG Sets Sampling frequency for Continuous Operational DG Sets
Less than 500 KVA Exempted 1 season monitoring
500 to 1000KVA 1 season monitoring 2 season monitoring
More than 1000 KVA 2 season Monitoring 3 season Monitoring

Sampling Criteria for Noise Monitoring

For small-scale industry: the industry will require one sample set in one season.

For the medium and large-scale industry: the industry will need at least two sets of samples during only one season.

Sampling Criteria for Hazardous Waste

The Inspecting Standards for Hazardous Waste forms a fundamental piece of post-consistence review under GPCB. For example, examining and examination of the muck from wastewater treatment won’t be needed in that frame of mind of compound slop. Nonetheless, in the event of testing and examination of cycle squander/unsafe waste should be performed once during one season provided that (interaction squander age is in excess of 10 MT each month).

Process filing of Audit Report

Before Climate consistence evaluating, the required licenses and allows should be acquired by the modern arrangement from the Gujarat Pollution Control Board. The accompanying focuses should be thought about when the candidate readies a review report and post consistence review under GPCB.

  • Any industry in the future applying for assent or looking for authorization for preliminary creation for assembling/handling things referenced in Timetable I or Timetable II will need to get its Current circumstance The executives Framework examined by particular evaluators in regards to ampleness and adequacy.
  • If an industrial unit falls both in Schedule-I and Schedule-II, it is treated as a unit falling in Schedule-I.
  • This plan is notwithstanding and not disparaging the powers of the GPCB and the State Government under existing arrangements of the different institutions and rules connecting with forestalling and controlling contamination and safeguarding the climate.
  • The Climate Review Plan is without bias to any move that might be initiated against any individual modern unit, a bunch of units or a class of businesses.

Importance of Post compliance audit under GPCB

The approaching of the Ecological Review Plan empowered the foundation of Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETP) for the modern bunches, with offices for safe removal of treated gushing, including setting up of TSDFs for solid perilous waste. The Gujarat High Court had guided the board to enlist experts who can turn into a connection between the singular businesses from one viewpoint and the GPCB and other public specialists as well as the relationship of enterprises then again, with the additional imperative components of responsibility and straightforwardness.

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