Suchandra Mukherjee

About Suchandra Mukherjee

Suchandra is a 5th Year Law Student, pursuing Law from University of Mumbai. She has published 100+ Articles and Blogs on Legal Portals and International Multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journals. She is adept at legal research and can write fast SEO-friendly creative articles and blog posts on legal topics. She loves to paint and watch thriller movies in her free time.

Why is Environmental Impact Identification (ENVID) needed before Environment Clearance?

The Environmental Impact Identification (ENVID) process focuses explicitly on assessing the anticipated environmental impacts of a project. During this procedure, specific activities are thoroughly evaluated to determine which environmental aspects may be affected. The primary objective of ENVID is to detect potential environmental impacts at an early stage. The process involves identifying measures to prevent, […]

Why Is Noise Impact Assessment Needed In EIA?

Noise can be described as the sound that is unwanted by the person hearing it. As part of an Environmental impact assessment, it’s crucial to evaluate the impact of noise. The primary goal of this evaluation is to determine the existing noise levels in the study area and assess how future projects could affect local […]

Relevance of Social Impact Assessment (SIA) in Environmental Clearance

Compliance with environmental protection laws requires an ESIA. The Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) has two primary goals: minimising or avoiding adverse environmental and social effects and integrating environmental and social concerns into decision-making processes. The effectiveness of an ESIA is evaluated based on its ability to achieve these goals. Typically, the information needed […]

What is Environmental Risk Assessment Study for Construction/Operation Projects?

Environmental Risk AssessmentStudy is designed to aid in comprehending and resolving major environmental problems associated with a project. It quantifies the probability of an event leading to environmental damage and measures potential environmental risk. Environmental Risk Assessment is an essential tool for assessing the probable environmental consequences of a given action or project and making […]

Overview of General Standards for Discharge of Pollutants for TSDFs

TSDF stands for Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facility, which is a specialized facility designed to manage and dispose of hazardous wastes in an environmentally sound manner. The Standards for Discharge of Pollutants for TSDFs are more stringent than those for other industries due to the nature of handling the waste. The Central Pollution Control Board […]

How to obtain EC for Synthetic organic chemicals industry?

The Synthetic Organic Chemicals Industry encompasses a variety of organic compounds, including dye and dye intermediates, bulk drugs and intermediates, and synthetic rubbers. The industry is concerned with processes and technologies for pollution control, operational aspects of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA), model terms of reference (TOR) for the sector, cleaner production options, waste minimization techniques, […]

What are Critically Polluted Industrial Areas and Clusters and Potential Impact Zone?

Critically Polluted Industrial Areas (CPIAs) in India are those industrial clusters that have been identified as having a very high level of pollution, which poses a threat to human health and the environment. The Comprehensive Environmental Pollution Index (CEPI) has been developed as a tool to assess and categorize industrial clusters in terms of priority […]

Process of Environment Clearance for Ports and Harbors

To ensure environmental protection, the Ministry of Environment & Forest (MoEF) has mandated prior environmental clearance for certain developmental projects. The MoEF[1] issued an Office Memorandum on November 3, 2009, to outline the policy for expanding existing ports and initiating new projects along the coastline. The various developmental projects and activities are categorised according to […]

Siting Guidelines for TSDFs during Environment Clearance

The Siting Guidelines for TSDFs assessment evaluates both beneficial and adverse potential impacts of the project on the environment. Various methodologies are available for impact assessment under the EIA study. However, the final selection of the site will be made by the State Government or an authorised person based on the Guidelines to HW (M&H) […]

Categorisation of Coastal Regulation Zones as Per the CRZ Notification Rules 2011

The Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) is a designated area along the coastline of India that is subject to management and regulation by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) under the Environment (Protection) Act of 1986. India’s present Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Rules regulate human and industrial activities close to the shoreline to safeguard delicate […]

Why Do Industries Need Pre-Feasibility Study during EC

A Pre-Feasibility report during EC is a document that provides a preliminary assessment of the proposed project’s feasibility and potential environmental impacts. It outlines the project’s scope, objectives, activities, and potential impacts on the environment and local communities. The report includes a description of the project site, its geology, topography, hydrology, and climate. It also […]

How To Prepare Pre-Feasibility Report For Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP)?

A Pre-Feasibility Report (PFR) for a Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) is a document that outlines the potential for establishing a CETP in a particular area. The PFR typically includes information on the project’s technical, financial, and environmental aspects. The purpose of a PFR is to provide a preliminary assessment of the project’s feasibility and […]

Environmental Compliance and EC Process for Dyes & Dye Intermediate Manufacturing Industries

Dyes are organic compounds that are used to impart colour to substrates such as cloth, paper, leather, and plastics in a permanent manner. They are applied in an aqueous solution and may require a mordant to improve their fastness on the fibre. On the other hand, pigments are insoluble and are essential inputs to products […]

Importance of Environmental Clearance Process in Today’s India

Environmental Clearance process involves a comprehensive evaluation of the potential environmental impacts of a proposed project and the adequacy of the proposed mitigation measures. In this way, it ensures that the project is not a potential threat to the environment. The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) and the State Environment Impact Assessment […]

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