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Cabinet Regulation No. 485 of 2011 on Procedures for the Management of Certain Types of Hazardous Waste

Country/Territory
Latvia
Document type
Regulation
Date
2011 (2014)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Hazardous waste Waste management Oil Waste disposal Waste domestic sources Waste non-domestic sources Data collection/reporting
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

The Regulation prescribes the procedures, by which waste containing polychlorinated biphenyls and polychlorinated terphenyls, waste oil products, waste batteries and accumulators and waste from the titanium dioxide industry must be managed; the requirements to be set for the collection, treatment and recycling of battery and accumulator waste; and the volumes and time limits for collection and recycling of waste batteries and accumulators, and also the procedures for providing a report on the pe

Full text
English
Website
www.vvc.gov.lv

References - Legislation

Implements

Waste Management Law (2010)

Legislation | Latvia | 2010 (2015)

Keyword: Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste prevention, Public health, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

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 2006/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators and repealing Directive 91/157/EEC.

Legislation | European Union | 2006

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Solid waste, Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 78/176/EEC on waste from the titanium dioxide industry

Legislation | European Union | 1978 (1991) | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Waste disposal, Hazardous waste, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 96/59/EC on the disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls and polychlorinated terphenyls (PCB/PCT).

Legislation | European Union | 1996

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste disposal, Waste non-domestic sources, Hazardous waste, Packaging/labelling, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 2011/97/EU amending Directive 1999/31/EC as regards specific criteria for the storage of metallic mercury considered as waste.

Legislation | European Union | 2011

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Hazardous substances, Waste management, Hazardous waste, Soil conservation/soil improvement

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste and repealing certain Directives.

Legislation | European Union | 2008

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Solid waste, Sustainable development, Precautionary principle, Waste disposal, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste prevention, Public health, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Soil pollution/quality, Policy/planning, Public participation, Basic legislation, Recycling/reuse, Packaging/labelling, Hazardous waste, Registration, Authorization/permit, Inspection, Organic waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX