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Air Pollution Act, 1987 (Petroleum Vapour Emissions) Regulations, 1997 (S.I. No. 375 of 1997).

Country/Territory
Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
1997
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Air & atmosphere
Keyword
Pollution control Air quality/air pollution Oil pollution
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations introduce controls on petroleum vapour emissions (volatile organic compounds) resulting from the storage and distribution of petrol which is intended for use as a fuel for motor vehicles. The Regulations provide for the monitoring of compliance of service station and mobile container operators by relevant local authorities. The Regulations define duties of various persons involved in storage and distribution of petrol and provide for the certification of installations.

Full text
English
Website
www.irishstatutebook.ie

References - Legislation

Implements

Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1992.

Legislation | Ireland | 1992 (2021)

Keyword: Framework law, Institution, Protection of environment, Environmental planning, Pollution control, Freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Genetically modified organism (GMO), Access-to-information, EIA, Offences/penalties, Policy/planning, Freshwater resources management, Water supply, Sustainable development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Parliament and Council Directive 94/63/EC on the control of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions resulting from the storage of petrol and its distribution from terminals to service stations.

Legislation | European Union | 1994

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Oil pollution, Emissions, Environmental standards, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Air Pollution Act, 1987 (No. 6 of 1987).

Legislation | Ireland | 1987

Keyword: Basic legislation, Air quality/air pollution, Registration, Institution, Emissions, Monitoring, Environmental standards, Pollution control, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX