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Directive (EU) 2016/2284 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the reduction of national emissions of certain atmospheric pollutants, amending Directive 2003/35/EC and repealing Directive 2001/81/EC.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2016
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Air & atmosphere, Environment gen.
Keyword
Pollution control Air quality/air pollution Emissions Ozone layer International agreement-implementation
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

With a view to moving towards achieving levels of air quality that do not give rise to significant negative impacts on and risks to human health and the environment, this Directive establishes the emission reduction commitments for the Member States' anthropogenic atmospheric emissions of sulphur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen oxides (NOx), non-methane volatile organic compounds (NMVOC), ammonia (NH3) and fine particulate matter (PM2,5). Further it requires that national air pollution control programme

Full text
English
Website
eur-lex.europa.eu

References - Legislation

Amends

Directive 2003/35/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council providing for public participation in respect of the drawing up of certain plans and programmes relating to the environment and amending with regard to public participation and access to justice Council Directives 85/337/EEC and 96/61/EC.

Legislation | European Union | 2003 | Repealed

Keyword: Environmental planning, Access-to-information, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Access-to-justice, Governance, Public participation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Directive 2001/81/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on national emission ceilings for certain atmospheric pollutants.

Legislation | European Union | 2001 | Repealed

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Order No. 138 on emission limits for sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, volatile organic compounds and ammonia.

Legislation | Denmark | 2017

Keyword: Emissions, Air quality/air pollution, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Environmental planning, Monitoring, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Limitation of Emissions of Certain Atmospheric Pollutants Regulations, 2017 (L.N. 163 of 2017).

Legislation | Malta | 2017

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Ozone layer

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

National Emission Ceilings Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 129 of 2018).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2018

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Monitoring, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (National Emission Ceilings) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 232 of 2018).

Legislation | Ireland | 2018

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental planning, Monitoring, Data collection/reporting, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality, Sustainable development, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Implements treaty

Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution to Abate Acidification, Eutrophication and Ground-Level Ozone

Treaty | Multilateral | Gothenburg |

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Transboundary effects

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001328)

Implements treaty

Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution

Treaty | Multilateral | Geneva |

Keyword: Education, Data collection/reporting, Standards, Technology transfer, Air quality/air pollution, Research, Emissions, Long-range air pollution, Transboundary effects, Air pollution (non-stationary sources), Dispute settlement, Pollution control, Enforcement/compliance, Air pollution (stationary sources), Monitoring, Ozone layer

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000529)