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Act on Contaminated Soil (No. 895 of 2015).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2009 (2015)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Land & soil, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Pollution control Waste prevention Policy/planning Environmental security Emissions Environmental standards Soil rehabilitation Soil conservation/soil improvement Wild fauna Wild flora Protection of species
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

The purpose of this Act is to prevent, reduce and eliminate land pollution and avoid adverse effects from soil contamination through technical inspection projects. Chapter 4b relates to the clearing of soil and groundwater significant pollution caused by certain activities which will assess their environmental state and submit to the Environment and Food Ministry. A report on necessary steps and measures to be taken for the elimination of such pollution shall be issued by the environmental autho

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Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the conservation of wild birds.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Birds, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on industrial emissions (integrated pollution prevention and control).

Legislation | European Union | 2010

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental standards, Business/industry/corporations, Integrated management, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Waste management, Effluent waste water/discharge, Waste non-domestic sources, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2004/35/CE of the European Parliament and of the Council on environmental liability with regard to the prevention and remedying of environmental damage.

Legislation | European Union | 2004

Keyword: Basic legislation, Liability/compensation, Polluter pays principle, Protection of habitats, Data collection/reporting, Sustainable use, Ecosystem preservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora

Legislation | European Union | 1992

Keyword: Protected area, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Ecosystem preservation, Data collection/reporting, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy.

Legislation | European Union | 2000

Keyword: Marine pollution, Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Registration, River basin institution, Institution, Basin/catchment/watershed, Transboundary effects, International relations/cooperation, Sustainable development, Sustainable use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 1999/31/EC on the landfill of waste.

Legislation | European Union | 1999

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Ozone layer, Authorization/permit, Classification/declassification, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Waste disposal, Waste management, Waste prevention, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Order No. 1311 on quality requirements for environmental measurements.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Inspection, Air quality/air pollution, Biological agents, Environmental standards, Certification, Pollution control, Environmental audit, Monitoring, Hazardous substances, Waste disposal, Surface water

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1460 on statement regarding environmental damage.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Environmental audit, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1452 on notification and documentation of removal of land/soil.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Soil rehabilitation, Soil pollution/quality, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Data collection/reporting, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1414 on use of residues and soil for building and construction and uncontaminated construction waste.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality, Waste management, Soil rehabilitation, Waste disposal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX