Environment Protection Rules 1986

Last updated: 12 May 2021
This regulation stablishes standards for emission or discharge of environmental pollutants and requires annual environmental statements from companies holding associated authorizations. Furthermore, it defines that all gaseous emissions from oil facilities must be flared. Elevated flares must be used except where it might affect crop production, in which case, ground flares can be used. In addition, the Environment Protection Rules provide requirements with respect to flares, including minimum stack freight, height of stack and necessary green belt.

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