Posts of Thailand

Thailand regulates VOCs emission from oil depot

Air

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment announced “Notification of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment on the Emission Standard of Vapor From a Bulk Gasoline Terminal B.E.2564 (2021)” in …

Thailand updates the environmental standard for soil

For the first time in 17 yrs

Soil

The National Environmental Board of Thailand announced “Notification of the National Environmental Board: Soil Quality Standard” in the Royal Gazette on 11 March 2021. The notification issued under the Enhancement …

Thailand develops Factory Energy Code

FEC legislation will be enforced by 2030

Energy Efficiency

On December 2, the Department of Industrial Works (DIW), Ministry of Industry of Thailand, organized a seminar to update the progress of the project regarding the promotion of energy efficiency …

Gas explosion in Thailand raises concerns about safety

PM ordered an investigation while PTT confirmed full compensation for local communities

Natural gas pipeline owned by PTT Public Company Limited, the energy state enterprise of Thailand, has exploded in the Bang Bo District, Samut Prakan province on 22 October 2020. Three …

Soil and Groundwater management in Thailand

Water Soil

Environmental standard for Soil and Groundwater has been established under Enhancement and Conservation of National Environmental Quality Act, B.E. 2535 (1992). In 2016, Ministry of Industry established “Ministerial Regulation B.E. …

Thailand Roadmap on Plastic Waste Mangement

A study report released by Ocean Conservancy in 2017 indicated that Thailand, China, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam together as the group of countries which dump plastic into the oceans at …

Air pollution control in Thailand

Air

Various pollution sources including automobiles, vessels, factories, construction sites, limestone mining and rock quarrying, open burning in agricultural fields and etc. contribute increasing air pollution in Thailand. Different ministries tackle …

Water management in Thailand

Wastes (Products) Water

Water management is regulated by several acts implemented by different ministries. Water management laws in Thailand: Enhancement and Conservation of National Environmental Quality Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) The act is …

Thailand, EHS laws & regulations framework

  Overview Thailand, one of the leading industrialized countries in Southeast Asia, has been tackling with various environmental pollution issues emerging along with economic growth. Emissions from industrial facilities and …