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Thailand, Carbon Tax

Other Law/Regulations

Economic instruments (EI) can be considered as one of the most effective environmental policies since they provide incentives for actions without removing individual freedom of choice. From a policy viewpoint, …

Thailand announces effluent standard for leather tannery

Water

Marine Department, Ministry of Transport, Thailand announced “Notification of the Marine Department No.153/B.E. 2565 (2022) Prescribing Standard for Controlling wastewater from Industrial Factories, Industrial Estates, and Industrial Zones with Engagement …

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. …