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Order No. 164/2010 on vulnerable areas for water pollution caused by nitrates.

Country/Territory
Portugal
Document type
Regulation
Date
2010
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Water
Keyword
Pollution control Water quality standards Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution
Geographical area
Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North-East Atlantic, Southern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Order enters into force immediately.
Abstract

This Order is composed of three articles and two Annexes. The Annexes provide the list of areas at risk of water pollution by nitrate-based agricultural products, and the maps to localize them.

Full text
Portuguese
Website
www.dre.pt

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 91/676/EEC concerning the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources.

Legislation | 1991

Keyword: Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Soil pollution/quality, Fertilizers/nutrients, Protection of environment, Farming, Organic waste, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree-Law No. 235/97 on protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources.

Legislation | Portugal | 1997

Keyword: Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Hazardous substances, Waste non-domestic sources

Source: FAO, FAOLEX