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Act on Ochre (No. 180 of 1985).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
1985
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Land & soil, Water
Keyword
Soil conservation/soil improvement Agricultural land Authorization/permit Water abstraction Agricultural development Monitoring Water quality standards Drainage/land reclamation Subsidy/incentive
Geographical area
Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
Entry into force on 1 July 1985.
Abstract

The Act aims to prevent and treat ocher genes in rivers, lakes or the sea. Authorization for ditching or drainage shall be granted by the Environmental Protection Agency who shall support the design, construction and operation of ocher treatment plants in the agricultural sector. Among these activities, the Ministry shall grant support of cleaning measures to improve water quality in ocher polluted streams, provide subsidy to fish farmers for drainage costs in ocher-cleaning measures, pay for studies of iron leaching process and testing of new methods for prevention and control of ocher genes, provide subsidy for the operation of ocher cleaning measures established by Act No. 57 of 18 February 1981.

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Order No. 408 on the management of international environment protection areas and on the protection of certain species.

Legislation | Denmark | 2007

Keyword: Protected area, Protection of habitats, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Ecosystem preservation, Environmental planning, Mining, Urban land, Wetlands, Inland waters, Birds, Management/conservation, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX