Pollution License

A pollution license, or environmental permit, regulates and authorizes industrial activities to control and limit their emissions and discharge of pollutants. It ensures compliance with environmental standards, protecting air, water, and soil quality. The license is crucial for sustainable development and minimizing environmental impact.

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    • Total payment may vary depending on government fees and the entity of the company.
    • Downtime on the government portal may cause work delays.
    • Documents should be appropriate as per the requirements.
    • Documents must be provided in time to avoid delay.
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A pollution license, officially known as the Consent to Establish (CTE) and Consent to Operate (CTO) under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981, is a mandatory permit required for industries and establishments that have the potential to pollute air or water. It applies to factories, manufacturing units, power plants, chemical industries, and other operations that discharge pollutants into the environment.

A pollution license signifies compliance with environmental regulations and standards governing the discharge of pollutants into the air and water bodies. It involves a thorough assessment by the respective State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) or Pollution Control Committee (PCC) to ensure that the establishment adopts pollution control measures and adheres to prescribed emission and effluent standards.

For industries, obtaining a pollution license demonstrates environmental responsibility and commitment to sustainable practices, enhancing credibility and reputation. It ensures legal compliance with pollution control laws, minimizing the risk of fines, penalties, or closure of operations for non-compliance. Moreover, pollution licenses promote pollution prevention and control measures, safeguarding public health and the environment from adverse impacts of industrial pollution.

Operating without a valid pollution license can lead to severe consequences, including legal actions, fines, shutdown of operations, and damage to the environment and public health. Non-compliance with pollution control regulations can result in pollution-related health hazards, ecological degradation, and contamination of natural resources, impacting communities and ecosystems. Additionally, unlicensed industries may face reputational risks and challenges in securing contracts or investments due to concerns about environmental compliance and sustainability.