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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Eastern Europe, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Directive aims to reduce water pollution from nitrates used for agricultural purposes and to prevent any further pollution. It is closely linked to other EU policies which address air and water quality, climate change and agriculture.

  2. Library Resource
    International Conventions or Treaties
    Bangladesh, Eastern Europe, Europe, Northern Europe, Asia, Southern Asia

    The objectives pursued by this Agreement are to enhance and develop the various aspects of cooperation between the Contracting Parties in several areas, including among others environmental protection, trade and commercial cooperation, human and animal health.

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    International Conventions or Treaties
    Monaco, Liechtenstein, France, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Austria, Slovenia, Western Europe, Europe, Eastern Europe, Southern Europe, Northern Europe

    This Protocol has been adopted by the Contracting Parties to implement the Alpine Convention as regards soil conservation. The Protocol takes into account the functions of the Alpine soil as a natural resource, as an archive of natural history, as a location for agricultural use including pasture farming and forestry and as a source of raw materials.

  4. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Eastern Europe, Europe, Northern Europe

    Pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 1980/2000, which sets forth a revised Community eco-label award scheme, this Decision lays down revised ecological criteria concerning the award of the Community eco-label to soil improvers. Moreover, the Decision establishes assessment and verification requirements.

    Implements: Regulation (EC) No. 1980/2000 of the European Parliament and of the Council on a revised Community eco-label award scheme (2000-07-17)

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Eastern Europe, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Directive sets out measures to reduce the risk of adverse effects associated with floods, with a view to protecting human health, the environment, cultural heritage and economic activities in general. It establishes a framework concerning the management and assessment of such flood risks. According to these provisions, all Member States must (i) undertake a preliminary flood risk assessment for each river basin district and for coastal areas; (ii) prepare flood hazard maps and flood risk maps; and (iii) elaborate flood risk management plans.

  6. Library Resource
    International Conventions or Treaties
    North Macedonia, Greece, Albania, Eastern Europe, Europe, Southern Europe, Northern Europe

    By virtue of this Agreement the Parties aim at the protection of the ecosystem and sustainable development of the Prespa Park Area. Cooperation includes the prudent management of water quality and quantity of the Prespa Lakes; pollution prevention of control; biodiversity protection; protection of soil against erosion, depletions, infections and pollution; preventing the introduction of alien animal and plant species. The Agreement provides for the adoption of plans, porgrammes and environmental standards and criteria to achieve these objectives.

  7. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Eastern Europe, Europe, Northern Europe

    These provisions were adopted in implementation of Directive 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on industrial emissions (integrated pollution prevention and control). They establish the best available techniques (BAT) conclusions as regards industrial emissions for the tanning of hides and skins.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Eastern Europe, Europe, Northern Europe

    The aim pursued by this Directive is the protection of the environment against the harmful effects caused by the discharge, treatment or deposit of waste oils. For the purposes of these provisions “waste oils” shall mean any liquid or semi-liquid used products totally or partially consisting of mineral or synthetic oil, including the oily residues from tanks, oil-water mixtures and emulsions. Member States must take all necessary measures to ensure the safe collection and disposal of waste oils.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Eastern Europe, Europe, Northern Europe

    A high level of environmental protection and human health protection requires the setting and maintaining of stringent operational conditions, technical requirements and emission limit values for plants incinerating or coincinerating waste within the Community. The aim of this Directive is to prevent or reduce negative effects on the environment, particularly emissions into air, soil, surface water, as well as the resulting risks to human health which might arise from incineration and coincineration of waste.

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