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Commission Implementing Decision 2014/112/EU on granting a derogation requested by Ireland pursuant to Council Directive 91/676/EEC concerning the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources.

Country/Territory
Document type
Regulation
Date
2014
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Land & soil, Water
Keyword
Farming Soil pollution/quality Fertilizers/nutrients Pollution control Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution
Abstract

By virtue of this Decision, the European Commission grants to Ireland a derogation to the second subparagraph of paragraph 2 of Annex III to Directive 91/676/EEC concerning the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources. The derogation has the purpose of allowing a higher amount of livestock manure than that provided in the Directive. This Decision applies on an individual basis to grassland farms and subject to certain conditions relating to the application of manure and other fertilizers and land managemen.

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 | 1991

Keyword: Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Soil pollution/quality, Fertilizers/nutrients, Protection of environment, Farming, Organic waste, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX