This Decree, composed of one article and one Annex, approves the Regulation on Environmental Quality and Effluents’ Emissions. The aim is to define environmental quality patterns for granting an effective control and management of pollutant concentration levels in environmental components. The annexed Regulation is composed of 26 articles and 6 annexes divided in six Chapters. It defines air quality standards and emission requirements, water classification according to the uses and related quality control requirements with special regards to potable water. Moreover, it rules on soil quality and noise emissions. The Annexes provide technical requirements and standards.
Amended by: Decree No. 67/2010 amending the Regulation on Environmental Quality and Effluents’ Emissions. (2010-12-31)