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Directive 2009/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the geological storage of carbon dioxide.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2009
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Air & atmosphere, Environment gen., Mineral resources, Sea
Keyword
Pollution control Air quality/air pollution Climate change Continental shelf Exploration Authorization/permit EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Directive sets out the legislative framework concerning the environmentally safe storage of carbon dioxide, in order to contribute to the fight against climate change. The Directive applies to the geological storage of carbon dioxide in the territory of the European Union Member States as well as their exclusive economic zones and continental shelves. Provisions are laid down as regards selection of storage sites and exploration permits, storage permits as well as conditions for the operati

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Website
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References - Legislation

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Directive 2001/80/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the limitation of emissions of certain pollutants into the air from large combustion plants

Legislation | European Union | 2001 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 85/337/EEC on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment.

Legislation | European Union | 1985 | Repealed

Keyword: EIA, Authorization/permit, Land-use planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2004/35/CE of the European Parliament and of the Council on environmental liability with regard to the prevention and remedying of environmental damage.

Legislation | European Union | 2004

Keyword: Basic legislation, Liability/compensation, Polluter pays principle, Protection of habitats, Data collection/reporting, Sustainable use, Ecosystem preservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy.

Legislation | European Union | 2000

Keyword: Marine pollution, Potable water, Toxicity/poisoning, Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Pollution control, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Surface water, Groundwater, Water quality standards, Water conservation zone, Registration, River basin institution, Institution, Basin/catchment/watershed, Transboundary effects, International relations/cooperation, Sustainable development, Sustainable use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2008/1/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning integrated pollution prevention and control.

Legislation | European Union | 2008 | Repealed

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Noise pollution, Authorization/permit, Data collection/reporting, Access-to-information, Basic legislation, Soil pollution/quality, Hazardous substances, Waste management, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

European Communities Environmental Objectives (Groundwater) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 389 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Emissions, Ozone layer, Transport/storage, Waste disposal, Hazardous waste, Groundwater, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Règlement grand-ducal fixant, en matière de stockage géologique du dioxyde de carbone: a) les critères de caractérisation et d’évaluation du complexe de stockage potentiel et des environs;b) les critères pour l’établissement et la mise à jour du plan de surveillance et pour la surveillance postfermeture.

Legislation | Luxembourg | 2012

Keyword: Climate change, Transport/storage, Fuelwood, Hazardous waste, Exploration, Enforcement/compliance, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Loi relative au stockage géologique du dioxyde de carbone relative au stockage géologique du dioxyde de carbone.

Legislation | Luxembourg | 2012

Keyword: Climate change, Transport/storage, Fuelwood, Hazardous waste, Exploration, Enforcement/compliance, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide Regulations, 2011 (L.N. 346 of 2011).

Legislation | Malta | 2011

Keyword: Pollution control, Climate change, Air quality/air pollution, Continental shelf, Marine pollution, Exploration, Authorization/permit, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Amendment of the Energy Act 2008 etc.) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 2453 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Ozone layer, Marine pollution, Pollution control, EIA, Waste disposal, Waste management, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Access to Infrastructure) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 2305 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Ozone layer, Marine pollution, Pollution control, Waste disposal, Hazardous substances, Transport/storage, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Carbon Dioxide Storage Act.

Legislation | Germany | 2012 (2017)

Keyword: Pollution control, Climate change, Enforcement/compliance, Air quality/air pollution, Transport/storage, Fuelwood, Hazardous waste, Exploration, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 859 on geological storage of CO2.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Transport/storage, Coal, Exploration, Mining, Authorization/permit, Natural gas

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Act on Danish subsoil exploitation (No. 541 of 2011).

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Transport/storage, Enforcement/compliance, Exploration, Internal trade, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Access right, Oil, Natural gas

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Termination of Licences) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 1483 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Ozone layer, Marine pollution, Pollution control, Waste disposal, Waste management, Hazardous substances, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 486 on approval of listed companies.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Pollution control, Waste management, Oil pollution, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Enforcement/compliance, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Marine pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 145 of 2012 (VII. 3.) Korm of the Government on the geological storage of carbon dioxide.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012 (2012)

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Exploration, Offences/penalties, Contract/agreement, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending and supplementing the Act on waste.

Legislation | Slovakia | 2012

Keyword: Waste management, Waste prevention, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree amending the Decree on the limitation of emissions into the atmosphere from large combustion plants.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2012

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Water Policy Framework (Amendment) Regulations, 2012 (L.N. 115 of 2012).

Legislation | Malta | 2012 | Repealed

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater, Surface water, Basin/catchment/watershed

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 1824 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011 | Repealed

Keyword: EIA, Land-use planning, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Access-to-information, Waste disposal, Hazardous waste, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Inspections etc.) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 461 of 2012).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Waste disposal, Waste management, Hazardous substances, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Lower Saxony Geo-Data Infrastructure Law.

Legislation | Germany | 2010

Keyword: Land tenure, Data collection/reporting, Survey/mapping, Zoning, Cadastre/land registration, Monitoring, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 (S.R. No. 59 of 2012).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012 | Repealed

Keyword: EIA, Environmental planning, Pollution control, Climate change, Continental shelf, Enforcement/compliance, Air quality/air pollution, Land-use planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Geological and Mining Act.

Legislation | Poland | 2013

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Climate change, Continental shelf, Exploration, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on permanent geological storage of carbon dioxide.

Legislation | Slovakia | 2011

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Climate change, Continental shelf, Exploration, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on storage of carbon dioxide in natural rock structures.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2012

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Climate change, Exploration, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Licensing etc.) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 (S.R. No. 387 of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Ozone layer, Marine pollution, Pollution control, Waste disposal, Waste management, Liability/compensation, Hazardous waste, Transport/storage, Data collection/reporting, Monitoring, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 279 of 2014).

Legislation | Ireland | 2014

Keyword: Pollution control, Climate change, Continental shelf, Air quality/air pollution, Dispute settlement, Waste disposal, Transport/storage, Data collection/reporting, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 575 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011

Keyword: Pollution control, Climate change, Continental shelf, Air quality/air pollution, Waste disposal, Transport/storage, Data collection/reporting, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Access to Infrastructure) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 (S.R. No. 388 of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Ozone layer, Marine pollution, Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Waste disposal, Waste management, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on hydrogeological and geological-engineering documentation.

Legislation | Poland | 2014

Keyword: Climate change, Exploration, Groundwater, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on specific requirements for the development plan of underground storage of carbon dioxide.

Legislation | Poland | 2014

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Climate change, Exploration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the register of mining areas and closed underground storages of carbon dioxide.

Legislation | Poland | 2014

Keyword: Pollution control, Data collection/reporting, Air quality/air pollution, Climate change, Exploration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on areas where underground storage of carbon dioxide is allowed.

Legislation | Poland | 2014

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Climate change, Exploration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Waste (Amendment) Regulations, 2015 (L.N. 382 of 2015).

Legislation | Malta | 2015

Keyword: Pollution control, Climate change, Air quality/air pollution, Waste management, Waste prevention, Waste disposal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on permanent disposal of gases in geological structures.

Legislation | Croatia | 2013

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Climate change, Continental shelf, Exploration, Management/conservation, Natural gas

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 565 on authorizing the establishment and modification of power generation plants.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Energy conservation/energy production, Renewable energy, Biofuel, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Environmental Impact Assessment (Amendment) Regulations, 2011 (L.N. 438 of 2011).

Legislation | Malta | 2011

Keyword: EIA, Climate change, Ozone layer

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law No. XI-1550 “On geological storage of carbon dioxide”.

Legislation | Lithuania | 2011

Keyword: Climate change, Environmental security, Pollution control, Public health, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Risk assessment/management, Business/industry/corporations, Authorization/permit, Transport/storage, Exploration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX