(2) Prohibition for setting up of certain industries:-
No new unit of the industries listed in Annexure-I shall be allowed to be set up in the following areas:
i. the entire area within the municipal limits of all Municipal Corporations, Municipal Councils and Nagar Panchayats (by whatever name these are known in each state) and a 25 km belt around the cities having population of more than 1 million;
ii. 7 km belt around the periphery of the wetlands listed in Annexure-II; and
iii. 25 km belt around the periphery of National Parks, Sanctuaries and core zones of biosphere reserves,
iv. 0.5 km wide strip on either side of national highways and rail lines;
2. Establishment of New Units with certain conditions:- Establishment of new units of the industries listed in Annexure-I shall be allowed in 7 km to 25 km belt around the periphery of the wetlands listed in Annexure-II only after careful assessment of their adverse ecological and environmental impacts.
3. Restrictions on the units in Taj Trapezium:- Establishment of new units and expansion or modernization of existing units of the industries listed in Annexure-I in the 10400 sq.km. (Approx) area between 26°45′N and 77°15′E to 27°45′N and 77°15′E to the West of Taj Mahal and between 27°00′N and 78°30′N and 78°30′E to the East of Taj Mahal, known as the Taj Trapezium, shall be regulated as per the guidelines laid down specifically for this area by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), entitled ‘Inventory and Assessment of Pollution Emission in and around Agra-Mathura Region (Abridged)’.