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Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1992 (Control of volatile organic compound emissions resulting from petrol storage and distribution) Regulations, 1997 (S.I. No. 374 of 1997).

Country/Territory
Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
1997
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Air & atmosphere
Keyword
Pollution control Air quality/air pollution Oil pollution
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations introduce controls on volatile organic compound emissions resulting from petrol storage and distribution at terminals. The Regulations provide for the operation of a system of permits by the Environmental Protection Agency. A permit shall be issued so as to ensure compliance with Council Directive 94/63/EC. The Regulations define duties of owners of terminals with regard to design of a terminal and of the manager of a terminal with regard to its operation. The Regulations set out the procedures for the granting of permits and appoint the Environmental Protection Agency as competent authority for the purposes of the Directive.

Full text
English
Website
www.irishstatutebook.ie

References - Legislation

Implements

Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1992.

Legislation | Ireland | 1992 (2021)

Keyword: Framework law, Institution, Protection of environment, Environmental planning, Pollution control, Freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Genetically modified organism (GMO), Access-to-information, EIA, Offences/penalties, Policy/planning, Freshwater resources management, Water supply, Sustainable development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Parliament and Council Directive 94/63/EC on the control of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions resulting from the storage of petrol and its distribution from terminals to service stations.

Legislation | European Union | 1994

Keyword: Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Oil pollution, Emissions, Environmental standards, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX