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Order No. 166 of the Ministry of Environmental Protection validating the Regulation on methodology of rehabilitation of land after excavation of mineral resources.

Country/Territory
Lithuania
Document type
Regulation
Date
1996
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Land & soil
Keyword
Public land Mining Soil conservation/soil improvement Soil pollution/quality Soil rehabilitation Drainage/land reclamation
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This methodology identifies open-cast mining quarries and peatlands reclamation procedures binding on all landowners, users of public land, and managers, as well as other legal and natural persons. Rehabilitation of mineral quarries and peatlands shall be carried out in accordance with the scheme of transformation to the use thereof as reservoirs in accordance with land reclamation project, which is prepared and coordinated in compliance with the established procedure. The objective of land reclamation procedure shall be restoration of fertile soil layer. The main directions of reclamation of damaged lands shall be as follows: (a) to agricultural land; (b) to forestland; (c) to waterbodies; (d) to construction areas; and (e) to other areas.

Full text
Lithuanian
Website
www.e-tar.lt

References - Legislation

Implements

Law on Environmental Protection 1992 (No. I-2223).

Legislation | Lithuania | 1992 (2015)

Keyword: Framework law, Institution, Environmental planning, Registration, Pollution control, Special fund, Liability/compensation, Policy/planning, Freshwater pollution, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX