Restrictions in Dahanu Taluka
Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, vide notification dated 20/6/91 declared Dahanu Taluka as an ecologically fragile area and have imposed restrictions on setting up of industries.
Industries have been classified under three categories i.e. Green, Orange, Red for the purpose of permitting/restricting such industrial activities in Dahanu Taluka. Only industries in the Green Category are allowed to establish in approved industrial areas subject to following.
- Only those industries that are non-obnoxious and non-hazardous will be permitted. (Obnoxious and hazardous industries include those using inflammable, explosive, corrosive or toxic substances.)
- Only those industries that do not discharge industrial effluents of a polluting nature will be permitted.
- Only those industries that do not use coal in their manufacturing process will be permitted.
- Only those industries that do not emit fugitive emissions of a diffused nature will be permitted.