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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

    The Convention shall cover the Alpine region, as described in the Annex. The Contracting Parties shall take appropriate measures among others on population and culture, regional planning, prevention of air pollution, soil conservation and water management. The Contracting Parties shall pursue a comprehensive policy for the preservation and protection of the Alps by applying the principles of prevention, and cooperation, through the prudent and sustained use of resources.

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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

    In implementation of the Alpine Convention of 1991, the Signatory Parties have concluded this Protocol to promote their cooperation in matter of territorial planning and sustainable development. The Protocol is divided into five Chapters: (I) General Provisions; (II) Specific Measures; (III) Research, Education and Information; (IV) Enforcement, Control and Assessment; (V) Final Provisions. The Parties undertake to adopt territorial planning and sustainable development policies by harmonizing both economic interests and environmental protection requirements (art. 3).

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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 in implementation of the Alpine Convention as regards soil protection. The Protocol consists of the following Chapters: (I) General Provisions; (II) Specific Measures; (III) Research, Education and Information; (IV) Implementation, Control and Valuation; (V) Final Provisions. The Protocol pursues the sustainable and efficient maintenance of soil, since it represents a vital element for mankind, animals, plants and micro-organisms.

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    Legge Regionale n. 26: Istituzione della Banca della Terra Veneta.

    Legislation
    Italy, Europe, Southern Europe

    This Regional Act aims at the protection and improvement of agricultural lands in the Veneto Region, giving particular attention to abandoned agricultural lands. The objective is to prevent soil degradation, reducing forest fires and ensuring hydrogeological balance. To this end the Act sets up the Bank for Lands in Veneto, which contains the inventory of unoccupied agricultural lands in the regional territory which may be assigned for cultivation.

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    Legge Regionale n. 21: Disposizioni urgenti in materia di difesa dal rischio idraulico e tutela dei corsi d'acqua.

    Legislation
    Italy, Europe, Southern Europe

    This Regional Act aims at protecting the soil and water sources in Toscana against risks produced by natural disasters. It lays down restrictions on building activities and prohibits water drainage in banks and beds of rivers. Further it regulates the procedure for authorizing certain interventions that may have an impact on soil and water courses.

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    Legge Regionale n. 24: Legge quadro in materia di valorizzazione delle aree agricole e di contenimento del consumo del suolo.

    Legislation
    Italy, Europe, Southern Europe

    This Regional Act sets forth the legislative framework for the protection and preservation of soil in the Abruzzo Region, in accordance with the principles that govern sustainable development and sustainable use of natural resources. In particular the Act establishes restrictions concerning the explotation of agricultural lands and related surfaces (art. 3).

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    Legge Regionale n. 14 : Modifiche e integrazioni alla legge regionale 29 settembre 2003, n. 17 (Norme per il risanamento dell'ambiente, bonifica e smaltimento dell'amianto).

    Legislation
    Italy, Europe, Southern Europe

    These provisions lay down some amendments and addenda to Regional Act No. 17 of 2013 making provision on environmental restoration and disposal of asbestos. The addenda concern the use of ecological methods to remove asbestos. Further amendments concern initiatives to promote education and information to prevent the use of asbestos. Penalties are updated as well.

    Amends: Regional Act No. 17 making provision on environmental restoration and disposal of asbestos. (2003-09-29)

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    Legge n. 10: Norme per lo sviluppo degli spazi verdi urbani.

    Legislation
    Italy, Europe, Southern Europe

    The aim of this Act is the promotion and development of green spaces in urban areas. The Municipalities shall be responsible for developing urban green spaces within their territories, whilst a special committee under the Ministry of the Environment shall exercise monitoring functions.

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    Legge regionale n. 3: Legge sulla montagna.

    Legislation
    Italy, Europe, Southern Europe

    This Regional Act sets out the legislative framework for promoting the economic and social development of mountain areas. To this end it promotes the creation of “mountain unions” which are composed of municipalities falling within mountain territories. These entities shall exercise the functions listed in article 3, which cover the following areas: land reclamation in mountain territories; management of waters resources; forest management; renewable sources of energy. The Regional Fund for Mountain Areas is set up for the attainment of the objectives pursued by this law.

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