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Council Regulation (EU) 2017/997 amending Annex III to Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the hazardous property HP 14 ‘Ecotoxic’.

Country/Territory
Document type
Legislation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Hazardous waste Waste management Waste prevention Waste disposal
Abstract

This Regulation amends Directive 2008/98/EC laying down measures to protect the environment and human health by preventing or reducing the adverse impacts of the generation and management of waste and by reducing overall impacts of resource use and improving the efficiency of such use. In particular it amends Annex III to that Directive as regards the hazardous property HP 14 ‘Ecotoxic’. HP 14 ‘Ecotoxic’ is defined as waste which presents or may present immediate or delayed risks for one or more sectors of the environment.

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English
Website
eur-lex.europa.eu

References - Legislation

Amends

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

Legislation | 2008

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

European Union (Properties of Waste which Render it Hazardous) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 383 of 2018).

Legislation | Ireland | 2018

Keyword: Pollution control, Waste management, Waste disposal, Authorization/permit, Waste prevention, Recycling/reuse, Liability/compensation, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Licensing (Exempted Activities) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2018 (W.S.I. No. 724 (W. 141) of 2018).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2018

Keyword: Marine pollution, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX