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What is Environmental Permitting? Complete New List 2024

Date public: 04-06-2024||View: 11303

Environmental permit is a new legal concept stipulated in the Environmental Protection Law 2020 (effective from January 1, 2022). Dai Nam Environment will clarify the issues regarding the documents, regulations, and the competent authorities responsible for issuing this permit, which only came into effect recently. All information will be detailed in the following article.

1. What is Environmental Permitting?

According to Article 3, Clause 8 of the Environmental Protection Law No. 72/2020/QH14, an environmental permit is a document issued by the competent state management authority to organizations or individuals engaged in production, business, or services. With this permit, businesses are allowed to discharge waste into the environment, manage waste, and import scrap from abroad as production materials, subject to compliance with environmental protection requirements as stipulated by law.

Discover the key to unlocking environmental permit

Discover the key to unlocking environmental permit

1.1. What does an environmental permit include?

According to the provisions of the Environmental Protection Law, the environmental permit will integrate the following procedural documents:

  • Certificate of completion of environmental protection works.
  • Permit for discharging wastewater into water sources (as regulated by water resources law).
  • Permit for discharging wastewater into irrigation works (as regulated by irrigation law).
  • Certificate confirming compliance with environmental protection requirements for importing scrap materials for production.
  • Permit for hazardous waste treatment.
  • Register of hazardous waste generators.
  • Permit for industrial exhaust gas emissions.

1.2. Mandatory regulations when applying for an environmental permit

Regarding the entities eligible for permit issuance:

  • Investment projects falling within Group I, II, III categories, which involve wastewater, exhaust gases, and dust emissions into the environment, must undergo treatment or generate hazardous waste. All such projects must be managed in accordance with regulations during operation.
  • Investment projects, production zones, service centers, industrial clusters, or activities meeting environmental criteria, such as those specified in Clause 1, are eligible for permit issuance.
  • Urgent public investment projects as stipulated by laws on public investment are exempt from this process.

1.3. Application for environmental permit

Documents required for requesting and proposing environmental permit issuance:

 
  • Legal and technical documents of the investment project, facilities, production zones, businesses, service centers, or industrial clusters.
  • Legal and technical documents of the investment project, facilities, production zones, businesses, service centers, or industrial clusters.

Documents required for application for the most recent license.

Documents required for application for the most recent license

2. Competent agencies approve environmental permit documents

  • Ministry of natural resources and environment: The approval authority for reviewing and approving enterprise reports must have an environmental permit for projects spanning two or more administrative units at the provincial level.
  • Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Public Security: This applies to investment projects and agencies classified as state secrets in defense and security.
  • People’s Committee: Permits are issued for projects falling within Group II, III.
  • District People’s Committee: Permits are issued for the remaining projects.

It's essential to recognize that the procedures for obtaining such permits vary depending on the specific industry and sector of the project. Therefore, businesses need to seek out a reputable environmental company to provide environmental permit application procedures to government agencies, as well as monitoring and obtaining the results of environmental permits. With nearly a decade of experience in the environmental field, Dai Nam Environmental Solutions Co., Ltd is confident in its ability to address all of the aforementioned issues for your business. Contact us at hotline: 0909 378 796.

Dai Nam Environment Company ensures support for environmental permits

Dai Nam Environment Company ensures support for environmental permits

3. Environmental Permit Projects Undertaken by Dai Nam

  • Environmental Operation Permit for Bitexco Financial Tower in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Environmental Permit for Saigon Binh An Urban Area in Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Environmental Permit for An Binh Apartment Complex in Binh Duong Province.
  • Environmental Permit for Ngôi Sao Apartment Complex in Binh Duong Province.
  • Environmental Permit for Lan Anh Residential Area in Binh Duong Province.
  • Environmental Permit for Ngôi Sao Apartment Complex in Binh Duong Province.
  • Environmental Permit for Thang Long House Residential Area in Binh Duong Province.
  • Environmental Permit for Kim Kim Tran Residential Area in Binh Duong Province.
  • Environmental Permit for Le Thanh and An Lac Residential Area in Binh Tan District, Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Environmental Permit for Somerset Chancellor Court Building in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Environmental Permit for Nova Fruit Processing Factory in Dong Thap Province.
  • Environmental Permit for Plastic Film and Packaging Factory with a capacity of 60,000 tons/year by Accredo Asia Co., Ltd in Binh Duong Province.
  • Environmental Operation Permit for ClearWater Metal Vietnam's office supply manufacturing workshop with a capacity of 1,000,000 products/year (equivalent to 90,000 tons/year) in Binh Duong Province.

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