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Decree-Law No. 85/2005 ruling on waste incineration.

Country/Territory
Portugal
Document type
Legislation
Date
2005
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Diário Da República, I Série-A, No. 82, 28 April 2005, pp. 3214-3234.
Subject
Air & atmosphere, Land & soil, Water
Keyword
Pollution control Air quality/air pollution Emissions Hazardous waste Authorization/permit Access-to-information Environmental standards Standards Protection of environment Soil pollution/quality Waste non-domestic sources Waste disposal Freshwater pollution Surface water
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North-East Atlantic, Southern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Decree-law enters into force the day after its publication in the Official Journal.
Abstract

This Decree-Law, composed of 49 articles and five Annexes, introduces in the national legal system EC Council and Parliament Directive No. 2000/76/CE. This Decree-Law rules on waste incineration with the aim of preventing or reducing its negative effects over environment, especially the pollution caused by air, soil and water emissions as well as for reducing risks for human health. Such regime applies to all legislation in force regarding waste management, environment, air quality, water quality, health and safety at workplace. The Decree-Law defines the licensing procedures and regulates the methods for waste incineration. Moreover, it defines the limit values for air emissions, and for waste discharges. Furthermore, it regulates waste transport, storage and recycling, as well as control and monitoring procedures. Finally, it rules on public participation and reporting requirements.

Full text
Portuguese

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2000/76/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the incineration of waste.

Legislation | European Union | 2000

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Hazardous waste, Authorization/permit, Access-to-information, Environmental standards, Standards, Protection of environment, Soil pollution/quality, Waste non-domestic sources, Waste disposal, Waste management, Freshwater pollution, Surface water

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Decree-Law No. 273/98 approving EC Council Directive No. 94/67 on dangerous waste incineration.

Legislation | Portugal | 1998

Keyword: Hazardous waste, Waste disposal, Pollution control, Freshwater pollution, Soil pollution/quality, Classification/declassification, Offences/penalties, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Decree-Law No. 178/2006 on waste management.

Legislation | Portugal | 2006

Keyword: Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Waste prevention, Polluter pays principle, Hazardous waste, Transport/storage, Authorization/permit, Basic legislation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX