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Commission Decision 2009/431/EC granting a derogation requested by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland with regard to England, Scotland and Wales pursuant to Council Directive 91/676/EEC concerning the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2009
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Official Journal of the European Union L 141, 6 June 2009, pp. 48-51.
Subject
Land & soil, Water
Keyword
Farming Soil pollution/quality Fertilizers/nutrients Agricultural development Pollution control Freshwater pollution
Geographical area
European Union Countries
Abstract

By virtue of this Decision, England, Scotland and Wales are granted a derogation for the purpose of allowing a higher amount of livestock manure than that provided for in the first sentence of the second subparagraph of paragraph 2 of Annex III to Directive 91/676/EEC, subject to the conditions prescribed by these provisions.

Full text
English
Website
europa.eu

References - Legislation

Amends

Council Directive 91/676/EEC concerning the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources.

Legislation | European Union | 1991 (2008)

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Fertilizers/nutrients, Protection of environment, Farming, Agricultural development, Organic waste, Waste prevention, Waste management, Pollution control, Freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Nitrate Pollution Prevention (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 3160 of 2009).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

Keyword: Freshwater pollution, Water conservation zone, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pollution control, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nitrate Pollution Prevention (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2010 (W.S.I. No. 489 (W.55) of 2010).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2010

Keyword: Freshwater pollution, Water conservation zone, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pollution control, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nitrate Pollution Prevention Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 668 of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: Agricultural development, Farming, Fertilizers/nutrients, Plant production, Freshwater pollution, Policy/planning, Water conservation zone, Groundwater, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nitrate Pollution Prevention (Wales) Regulations 2013 (W.S.I. No. 2506 (W. 245) of 2013).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2013

Keyword: Agricultural development, Farming, Fertilizers/nutrients, Freshwater pollution, Policy/planning, Water conservation zone, Groundwater, Pollution control, Soil pollution/quality, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX