Rates for pollution charges for the discharge of pollutants into water bodies and into the soil. | Land Portal

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This Annex to Regulation No. 45 of 1994 specifies maximum concentrations of allowed pollution. If such values are exceeded a pollution charge must be paid according to the volume of pollutants (crowns/tonnes). Substances include phosphorus, nitrogen, suspended solids, oil products, sulphates and phenols. If pollution exceeds the maximum amount allowed by permit the charges shall be multiplied by the factor five. If pollutants are discharged in places other than indicated in the permit the charges shall be multiplied by the factor ten. Discharge from ships shall be charged with a rate multiplied by fifty. Discharge of heavy metals into water or soil or without a permit and excess of discharge of pesticides shall be taxed at the highest rate available multiplied by thousand.

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