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Date: 27.06.85
EC DESIG.: 85/337
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE ON THE ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTS OF CERTAIN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROJECTS ON THE ENVIRONMENT

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities.

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Projects "which may have a considerable influence on the environment". Definitions relating to 91 projects/project types

Protection of/acceptor: Humans, fauna, flora, soil, water, air, climate, landscape; interaction; material items and cultural heritage

Protected area:

EIA relevance: The Directive defines the formal framework and legal subject matter vis--vis EIA.

Notes

List of projects/project types concerned forms basis for types of polluter.

Reference

Data source analysed: EC environment legislation (UREG, 1988), EC Official Journal.

Further information

Annex I: Projects subject to obligatory checking (restrictive exceptional regulation)
Annex II: Projects to be checked "if their characteristic features so require in the opinion of the Member States".

Date: 20.12.85
EC DESIG.: 85/581
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE ON THE APPROXIMATION OF THE LAWS OF THE MEMBER STATES CONCERNING LEAD CONTENT OF PETROL

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities.

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Petrol-producing industry
Protection of/acceptor:
Humans
Protected area:
EIA relevance:
The aim of the Directive is to reduce the lead content of leaded petrol to 0.15 g Pb/l.

Notes

The reference methods for measuring the lead content and benzene content as well as for determining the octane number are listed in the Annex to the Directive.

Reference

Data source analysed: EC environment legislation (UREG, 1988)

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Date: 18.12.86
EC DESIG.: 87/18
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE ON THE HARMONIZATION OF LAWS, REGULATIONS AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE APPLICATION OF THE PRINCIPLES OF GOOD LABORATORY PRACTICE AND THE VERIFICATION OF THEIR APPLICATIONS FOR TESTS ON CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities

Polluter: Chemicals
Protection of/acceptor: Environment, humans, animals.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Directive requires taking measures to ensure that test laboratories comply with the principles of good laboratory practice (GLP)

Notes

For specification of GLP, the Directive refers to the OECD Decision of 12 May 1981.

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 3, p. 151.

Further information

 

Date: 22.12.86
EC DESIG.: 86/662
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE ON THE LIMITATION OF NOISE EMITTED BY HYDRAULIC EXCAVATORS, ROPE-OPERATED EXCAVATORS, DOZERS, LOADERS AND EXCAVATOR-LOADERS

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities.

Immediate subject matter

Polluter:Hydraulic excavators, cable-operated excavators, bulldozers, loaders and excavator-loaders
Protection of/acceptor:
Noise, humans
Protected area:
EIA relevance:
On the basis of the Directive 84/532/EEC on assimilation of legal provisions concerning construction equipment and construction machinery (framework directive) this Directive establishes specifications for a type of equipment with regard to the effect of noise.

Notes

The EEC type test certificate is issued if the sound power level is below certain limit values.
Measurement methods and conditions are explained in the Annex to the Directive.

Reference

Data source analysed: EC environment legislation (UREG, 1988)

Further information

Sound power levels between 106 and 118 dB(A)/1 pW are permitted depending on useful installed power (less than 70 to more than 350 KW).

 

Date: 19.03.87
EC DESIG.: 87/217
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE ON THE PREVENTION AND REDUCTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION BY ASBESTOS

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Asbestos
Protection of/acceptor: Environment, humans.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Directive addresses the reduction and prevention of asbestos emissions into air and the aquatic environment, and asbestos solid waste.

Notes

The Directive lists methods of sampling and analyses (Annex).

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 3, p. 163.

Further information

 

Date: 03.12.87
EC DESIG.: 88/77
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE ON THE APPROXIMATION OF THE LAWS OF THE MEMBER STATES RELATING TO THE MEASURES TO BE TAKEN AGAINST THE EMISSION OF GASEOUS POLLUTANTS FROM DIESEL ENGINES FOR USE IN VEHICLES

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: All motor vehicles using diesel engines
Protection of/acceptor: Environment, humans.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Directive provides for additional efforts for the reduction of present levels of emissions from motor vehicles by requiring EEC type approval, specifications, and tests and conformity of production.

Notes

Annex I deals with the scope, definitions and abbreviations, application for EEC type-approval, specifications and tests and conformity of production.

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 2, p. 152.

Further information

 

Date: 07.06.88
EC DESIG.: 88/379
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE ON THE APPROXIMATION OF LAWS, REGULATIONS AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS OF THE MEMBER STATES RELATING TO THE CLASSIFICATION, PACKAGING AND LABELLING OF DANGEROUS PREPARATIONS

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Hazardous preparations
Protection of/acceptor: Humans; environment.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Directive aims at harmonizing laws and regulations on preparations. It does not apply to medicinal or veterinary products, cosmetic products, wastes, pesticides, munitions and explosives, foodstuffs, animal feed, carriage of dangerous substances and preparations in transit.

Notes

Annex I to the Directive contains concentration limits to be used in applying the conventional method of assessing health hazards in accordance with Article 3(5); Annex II contains special provisions on the labelling of certain preparations.

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 3, p. 274.

Further information

 

Date: 09.06.88
EC DESIG.: 88/320
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE ON THE INSPECTION AND VERIFICATION OF GOOD LABORATORY PRACTICE (GLP)

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Chemicals
Protection of/acceptor: Environment, humans, animals.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Directive establishes the need for a harmonized system for study, audit and inspection of laboratories to ensure GLP conditions for the attainment of quality test data generation.

Notes

The Directive refers to GLP as described in Directive 87/18.

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 3, p. 168.

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Date: 16.06.88
EC DESIG.: 1734/88
COUNCIL REGULATION CONCERNING EXPORT FROM AND IMPORT INTO THE COMMUNITY OF CERTAIN DANGEROUS CHEMICALS

Amendment/assimilation regulations:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Dangerous chemicals
Protection of/acceptor: Environment, human health.
Protected area:

EIA relevance: The Regulation establishes a common system of notification and information for import from and export to third countries of certain chemicals which are banned or severely restricted.

Notes

Chemicals are listed in Annex I. Information required in cases of export is contained in Annex II. Chemicals intended for export must be packaged and labelled in accordance with Directive 67/548, as amended.

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 3, p. 212.

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Date: 24.11.88
EC DESIG.: 88/609
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE ON THE LIMITATION OF EMISSIONS OF CERTAIN POLLUTANTS INTO THE AIR FROM LARGE COMBUSTION PLANTS

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Large combustion plants
Protection of/acceptor: Atmosphere; human health.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Directive applies to combustion plants the rated thermal input of which is equal to or greater than 50 MW. Member States are required to draw up appropriate programmes for the progressive reduction of total annual emissions from existing plants. New plants must comply with emission limit values specified in Annexes III-VII for sulphur dioxide, oxides of nitrogen and dust.

Notes

Annex I provides for ceilings and reduction targets for emissions of SO2 from existing plants. Annex II contains ceilings and reduction targets for NOx emissions. Annex VIII provides for rates of desulphurization (pursuant to Article 5.2). Annex IX describes methods of measurements of emissions.

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 2, p. 201.

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Date: 20.02.89
EC DESIG.: 428/89
COUNCIL REGULATION CONCERNING THE EXPORT OF CERTAIN CHEMICAL PRODUCTS

Amendment/assimilation regulations:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Chemical products
Protection of/acceptor: Environment, human health.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The export of certain products listed in the Annex to the Regulation requires a prior export authorisation, or an equivalent measure.

Notes

The Regulation is binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 3, p. 220.

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Date: 08.06.89
EC DESIG.: 89/369
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE ON THE PREVENTION OF AIR POLLUTION FROM NEW MUNICIPAL WASTE INCINERATION PLANTS

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Municipal incineration plants (new)
Protection of/acceptor: Atmosphere; human health.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Directive provides for emission limit values to be applied to new municipal waste incineration plants. It provides for requirements for the incineration process. Other requirements concern, inter alia, the concentrations of certain substances in combustion gases, operating parameters, or auxiliary burners.

Notes

The Directive applies in addition to Directive 84/360 to the combating of air pollution from industrial plants.

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 2, p. 223.

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Date: 21.06.89
EC DESIG.: 89/429
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE ON THE REDUCTION OF AIR POLLUTION FROM EXISTING MUNICIPAL WASTE INCINERATION PLANTS

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Municipal incineration plants (existing)
Protection of/acceptor: Atmosphere; human health.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Directive provides requirements for existing incineration plants. Time-schedules are given for compliance with Directive 89/369: plants with a nominal capacity equal to or more than 6 t of waste per hour, by 1 December 1996; other plants, by 1 December 2000. Combustion conditions are laid down, again with time-schedules for compliance. Concentrations of certain substances in combustion gases and operating parameters are also specified.

Notes

Directive applies in addition to Directive 84/360 on the combating of air pollution from industrial plants.

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 2, p. 233.

Further information

 

Date: 28.07.89
EC DESIG.: 89/569
COUNCIL DECISION ON THE ACCEPTANCE BY THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY OF AN OECD DECISION/RECOMMENDATION ON COMPLIANCE WITH PRINCIPLES OF GOOD LABORATORY PRACTICE

Amendment/assimilation decisions:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Chemicals
Protection of/acceptor: Environment and human health
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Directive approves on behalf of the Community the draft OECD Council decision/recommendation. The OECD instrument concerns GLP principles and compliance monitoring (Part I); recognition of GLP compliance among Member States (Part II); future OECD activities (Part III).

Notes

Annex I of the OECD instrument contains guides for compliance monitoring procedures for good laboratory practice; Annex II contains guidance for the conduct of laboratory inspections and study audits; Annex III contains guidance for the exchange of information concerning national procedures for monitoring compliance.

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 3, p. 223.

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Date: 02.08.89
EC DESIG.: 2496/89
COUNCIL REGULATION ON THE PROHIBITION ON IMPORTING RAW AND WORKED IVORY DERIVED FROM THE AFRICAN ELEPHANT INTO THE COMMUNITY

Amendment/assimilation regulations:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Human activities.
Protection of/acceptor: Fauna.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Regulation prohibits the import of raw and worked ivory derived from the African elephant. Import permits may be issued under certain conditions referred to in an Annex to the Regulation.

Notes

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 4, p. 280

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Date: 04.12.89
EC DESIG.: 89/629
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE ON THE LIMITATION OF NOISE EMISSIONS FROM CIVIL SUBSONIC JET AEROPLANES

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Jet aeroplanes
Protection of/acceptor: Humans; environment.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Directive lays down stricter rules for the limitation of noise emissions from civil subsonic jet aeroplanes. It does not apply to aeroplanes with a maximum take-off mass of 34 000 kg or less and a capacity of 19 or less seats. Member States have to ensure that by 1 November 1990 civil subsonic jet aeroplanes comply with the standards in Part II, Chapter 3, Vol. 1 of Annex 16 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation, 2nd Edition 1988.

Notes

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 5, p. 224.

Further information

 

Date: 02.04.90
EC DESIG.: 90/170
COUNCIL DECISION ON THE ACCEPTANCE BY THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY OF AN OECD DECISION/ RECOMMENDATION ON THE CONTROL OF THE TRANSFRONTIER MOVEMENTS OF HAZARDOUS WASTES

Amendment/assimilation decisions:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Waste
Protection of/acceptor: Environment; human health.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Decision approves, on behalf of the EEC, the OECD Council decision/recommendation.

Notes

The OECD Council decision/recommendation requires Member States to prohibit export of hazardous wastes to any country that has prohibited the import of such wastes for disposal therein.

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 6, p. 177.

Further information

 

Date: 23.04.90
EC DESIG.: 90/219
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE ON THE CONTAINED USE OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED MICRO-ORGANISMS

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Genetically modified micro-organisms.
Protection of/acceptor: Environment in general; human health.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Directive requires Member States to ensure that adverse effects on human health and the environment from the use of genetically modified micro-organisms are avoided.

Notes

Criteria for classifying genetically modified organisms to which the Directive applies are specified in Annex II. Annex III contains safety assessment parameters. Annex IV provides for containment measures for certain micro-organisms. Annex V specifies information requirements for the notification procedure. The Directive also lists the techniques which are considered as genetic modification and the techniques which are not (Annex IA). Certain techniques of genetic modification are excluded from the Directive (Annex IB).

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 3, p. 252.

Further information

 

Date: 23.04.90
EC DESIG.: 90/220
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE ON THE DELIBERATE RELEASE INTO THE ENVIRONMENT OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Genetically modified organisms.
Protection of/acceptor: Environment in general; human health.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Directive requires Member States to regulate deliberate release of GMO and to ensure that adverse effects to the environment and human health are avoided.

Notes

The Directive addresses deliberate release of GMO for research and development purposes as well as the placing on the market of products containing GMO. Genetic modification techniques are listed in Annex IA Part 1. Techniques which are not considered as "genetic modification" are listed in Annex IA Part 2. Techniques excluded from the Directive are contained in Annex IB. Annexes II and III specify information requirements for the notification procedures.

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 3, p. 275.

Further information

 

Date: 07.05.90
EC DESIG.: 1210/90
COUNCIL REGULATION ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENT AGENCY AND THE EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENT INFORMATION AND OBSERVATION NETWORK

Amendment/assimilation regulations:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter:
Protection of/acceptor: Environment in general
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Regulation establishes the EEA and specifies its tasks.

Notes

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 1, p. 151.

Further information

 

Date: 07.06.90
EC DESIG.: 90/313
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE ON THE FREEDOM OF ACCESS TO INFORMATION ON THE ENVIRONMENT

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter:
Protection of/acceptor: Environment in general
Protected area:
EIA relevance: Member States are required to ensure that public authorities make available information relating to the environment. Any natural or legal person has the right to obtain information at his request and without proving an interest.

Notes

Information may be refused in certain cases, such as: confidentiality of proceedings; public security; matters under enquiry; commercial and industrial confidentiality; confidentiality of personal data; material which could damage the environment if disclosed.

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 1, p. 164.

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Date: 04.03.91
EC DESIG.: 563/91
COUNCIL REGULATION ON ACTION BY THE COMMUNITY FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT IN THE MEDITERRANEAN REGIONS (MEDSPA)

Amendment/assimilation regulations:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter:
Protection of/acceptor: Environment in general
Protected area: MEDSPA region (see NOTES)
EIA relevance: The Regulation establishes the "MEDSPA Action". The objectives of the "Action" are (a) to protect and improve the quality of the environment and increase the effectiveness of Community environment policy and measures in the region concerned; (b) to help to integrate environmental policy into other policies; (c) to increase cooperation and coordination in the region; (d) to encourage the transfer of appropriate technologies to protect the Mediterranean environment. The Regulation contains provisions on budgetary resources.

Notes

Priority measures for the first five-year phase of the MEDSPA action are listed in the Annex. All natural and legal persons and associations bearing ultimate responsibility for the execution of the operations may qualify for financial support. The MEDSPA region is specified as "the entire Mediterranean region, both within the Community and outside it, together with the Spanish and Portuguese territories of the Iberian Peninsula south of the River Tagus not on the Mediterranean Coast."

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 1, p. 220.

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Date: 04.03.91
EC DESIG.: 594/91
COUNCIL REGULATION ON SUBSTANCES THAT DEPLETE THE OZONE LAYER

Amendment/assimilation regulations:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Chemicals
Protection of/acceptor: Atmosphere; human health.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Regulation implements on behalf of the Community, the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. It regulates the import and export of controlled substances and products containing controlled substances. It also contains a "phase-out schedule" for the production and consumption of controlled substances.

Notes

Substances covered by the Regulation are listed in Annex I. Quantitative limits on imports from third countries are listed in Annex II.

Commission Decision 91/359 of 15 July 1991 allocates import quotas for CFCs for the period 1 July 1991 to 31 December 1992

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 2, p. 258 and p. 278.

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Date: 18.03.91
EC DESIG.: 91/157
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE ON BATTERIES AND ACCUMULATORS CONTAINING CERTAIN DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Batteries, accumulators, dangerous substances.
Protection of/acceptor: Environment in general.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: Member States are required to regulate the recovery and controlled disposal of spent batteries.

Notes

Batteries and accumulators covered by the Directive are specified in Annex I. Member States are required to prohibit the prolonged use of alkaline manganese batteries in extreme conditions and all other alkaline manganese batteries containing more than 0.025% of mercury by weight.

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 3, p. 331.

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Date: 21.05.91
EC DESIG.: 91/271
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE CONCERNING URBAN WASTE WATER TREATMENT

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Waste water
Protection of/acceptor: Environment in general.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Directive concerns the collection, treatment and discharge of urban waste water and the treatment and discharge of waste water from certain industrial sectors. Member States shall ensure that all agglomerations are provided with collecting systems for urban waste water, (a) at the latest by 31 December 2000 for those with a population equivalent (p.e.) of more than 15 000 and (b) at the latest by 31 December 2005 for those with a p.e. of between 2000 and 15 000. Member States are also required to provide secondary treatment systems for which time-schedules are also given.

Notes

Requirements for urban waste water are specified in Annex I. Annex II contains criteria for identification of sensitive and less sensitive areas. Annex III lists industrial sectors for the purposes of Article 13 of the Directive; this Article provides that waste water from plants belonging to the specified industrial sectors which does not enter urban waste water treatment plants, must meet certain conditions.

Reference

Data source analysed: ECEL Vol. 7, p. 398.

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Date: 15.07.91
EC DESIG.: 91/414
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE CONCERNING THE PLACING OF PLANT PROTECTION PRODUCTS ON THE MARKET

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Pesticides
Protection of/acceptor: Environment; human health.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Directive concerns the licensing, placing on the market, the use and the control of pesticides. Member States are required to ensure that only those pesticides that comply with the Directive are placed on the market and used.

Notes

Substances registered for the use in pesticides are listed in Annex I. Requirements for an application to register a substance for use in pesticides are listed in Annex II. Annex III lists the requirements for an application to register a pesticide. Annexes IV and VI concern special risks, safety information and uniform principles for the assessment of pesticides, respectively.

Reference

Data source analysed: EG-UMWELTRECHT No. 4511

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Date: 12.12.91
EC DESIG.: 91/689
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE ON HAZARDOUS WASTES

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Wastes
Protection of/acceptor: Environment; human health.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Directive regulates the controlled management of hazardous wastes. Member States shall ensure that hazardous wastes are registered and identified before disposal. They ensure that hazardous wastes are not mixed with other wastes.

Notes

The Directive implements Directive 75/442 which remains in force to the extent that it is compatible with Directive 91/689.

Hazardous substances are listed in Annex I. Hazardous components in wastes are listed in Annex II. Annex III lists hazardous characteristics of wastes.

Reference

Data source analysed: EG-UMWELTRECHT No. 6332.

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Date: 21.05.92
EC DESIG.: 92/43
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE ON THE CONSERVATION OF NATURAL HABITATS AND OF WILD FAUNA AND FLORA

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Human activities
Protection of/acceptor: Fauna, flora, natural habitats
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Directive aims at the protection of biodiversity through the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora. A European network of specially protected areas will be established. Member States shall take measures to protect the designated areas. Plans and projects which may have considerable impacts on the protected areas require an EIA.

Notes

Annexes specify habitat types, species of Community interest and criteria for specially protected areas.

Reference

Data source analysed: EG-UMWELTRECHT No. 8226.

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Date: 23.07.92
EC DESIG.: 2455/92
COUNCIL REGULATION CONCERNING THE EXPORT AND IMPORT OF CERTAIN DANGEROUS CHEMICALS

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Chemicals
Protection of/acceptor: Environment; human health.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Regulation establishes a common notification and information system for import and export of certain chemicals. The Regulation addresses the prior-informed-consent (PIC) procedure which applies to exports to third countries. Chemicals intended for export must comply with Directive 67/548.

Notes

Annex I lists chemicals which are prohibited or severely restricted. Annex II lists those chemicals which require a PIC procedure.

Reference

Data source analysed: EG-UMWELTRECHT No. 4068.

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Date: 21.09.92
EC DESIG.: 92/72
COUNCIL DIRECTIVE ON AIR POLLUTION BY OZONE

Amendment/assimilation directives:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Ozone
Protection of/acceptor: Atmosphere; human health.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Directive concerns the monitoring of air pollution from ozone, the exchange of relevant information and providing the information to and warning of the public.

Notes

Annex I lists threshold values for ozone concentration. Annex II specifies monitoring procedures. Annex III describes the annual calculation of measurement results. Annex IV contains a list of minimum information to be published. Annex V describes the reference method for analysis.

Reference

Data source analysed: EG-UMWELTRECHT No. 2262.

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Date: 01.02.93
EC DESIG.: 259/93
COUNCIL REGULATION ON THE SUPERVISION AND CONTROL OF SHIPMENTS OF WASTES WITHIN, INTO, AND OUT OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY

Amendment/assimilation regulations:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Wastes
Protection of/acceptor: Environment; human health.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Regulation specifies the requirements for the shipment of wastes between Member States; shipments within Member States; export of wastes; import of wastes into the Community; and the transit of wastes through the Community.

Notes

The Regulation classifies the wastes in several lists ("Green List" in Annex II; "yellow list" in Annex III; and "red list" in Annex IV)

Reference

Data source analysed: EG-UMWELTRECHT No. 6020

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Date: 23.03.93
EC DESIG.: 793/93
COUNCIL REGULATION ON THE EVALUATION AND CONTROL OF THE RISKS OF EXISTING SUBSTANCES

Amendment/assimilation regulations:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Chemicals
Protection of/acceptor: Environment; human health.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Regulation concerns the identification, dissemination and availability of information on existing chemicals as well as the assessment of risks from such chemicals.

Notes

Annex I lists chemicals produced in, or imported into the Community, in quantities exceeding 1000 t/a. Annexes III and IV specify information requirements.

Reference

Data source analysed: EG-UMWELTRECHT No. 4074

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Date: 29.06.93
EC DESIG.: 1836/93
COUNCIL REGULATION ALLOWING VOLUNTARY PARTICIPATION BY COMPANIES IN THE INDUSTRIAL SECTOR IN A COMMUNITY ECO-MANAGEMENT AND AUDIT SCHEME

Amendment/assimilation regulations:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Industrial activities
Protection of/acceptor: Environment in general.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: The Regulation establishes a voluntary environmental audit scheme.

Notes

Detailed provisions on environmental policies, programmes and management systems to be described are contained in Annex I. Requirements for audits are listed in Annex II. Requirements for the registration of environmental audit experts are listed in Annex III.

Reference

Data source analysed: EG-UMWELTRECHT No. 0341.

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Date: 27.07.93
EC DESIG.: 2047/93
COUNCIL REGULATION AUTHORIZING THE TRADE OF OZONE DEPLETING SUBSTANCES AND PRODUCTS CONTAINING SUCH SUBSTANCES WITH NON-PARTIES TO THE MONTREAL PROTOCOL ON SUBSTANCES THAT DEPLETE THE OZONE LAYER

Amendment/assimilation regulations:

Parties

European Communities

Immediate subject matter

Polluter: Chemicals
Protection of/acceptor: Environment; human health.
Protected area:
EIA relevance: Modifying Regulation 594/91, the Regulation allows for trade with certain countries.

Notes

The provisions of the Regulation are temporary and may be revised in the light of decisions to be taken by the Parties of the Montreal Protocol.

Reference

Data source analysed: EG-UMWELTRECHT No. 2522.

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