The purpose of this Legislative Decree is to achieve integrated prevention and control of pollution arising from the activities listed in Annex I, in order to reach a high level of protection of the environment taken as a whole. It lays down measures aimed at reducing and preventing emissions in the air, water and land from said activities ( which are, among others, energy industrial activities, production and processing of metals, waste management ). An authorization is compulsory to operate all or part of installations listed in Annex I. The competent authority shall issue such authorization only when the installation complies with the principles and requirements laid down in articles 3 and 6. Article 7 establishes the conditions under which the competent authority shall renew and update the authorization. The holders of the installations referred to in Annex I must submit every year to the Ministry of the Environment, through the National Agency for the Protection of the Environment ( ANPA ) a report providing all the information on their emissions in water, air and land. Article 13 lays down penalties. Four Annexes are attached.
Implemented by: Decree of the President of the Province No. 9 making provision to implement at the provincial level the national rules in matter of protection of the environment against pollution, as per article 55 of Provincial Act No. 1 of 19 February 2002. (2002-05-13)
Implemented by: Ministerial Decree approving the questionnaire regarding the application of Legislative Decree No. 372 of 1999 which implements Directive 96/61/EC concerning integrated pollution prevention and control (2003-05-29)
Implements: Council Directive 96/61/EC concerning integrated pollution prevention and control (1996-09-24)
Repealed by: Legislative Decree No. 59 implementing Directive 96/61/EC concerning integrated pollution prevention and control. (2005-02-18)