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Ordinance concerning environmentally hazardous activities and the protection of public health (1998:899).

Country/Territory
Sweden
Document type
Regulation
Date
1998 (2006)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
EIA Institution Authorization/permit Waste management Waste prevention Sewerage Effluent waste water/discharge Hazardous waste
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Ordinance concerns environmentally hazardous activities as defined in Chapter 9 of the Swedish Environmental Code. It provides for compulsory review of applications to conduct environmentally hazardous activities in accordance with section 6 of Chapter 6 and review of other cases, provides special rules for the establishment of sewage facilities and installations to extract heat from the earth, contains provisions on temporary storage, recycling and removal of special wastes, contains rules

Full text
English/Swedish
Website
www.sweden.gov.se; 62.95.69.15

References - Legislation

Implements

Swedish Environmental Code (1998:808).

Legislation | Sweden | 1998 (2007)

Keyword: Framework law, Basic legislation, Institution, Pollution control, EIA, Access-to-information, Agricultural land, Ecosystem preservation, Environmental audit, Environmental planning, GMO, Environmental standards, Inspection, Polluter pays principle, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Soil rehabilitation, Management/conservation, Waste management, Waste prevention, Water conservation zone, Waterworks, Drainage/land reclamation, Authorization/permit, Protected area, National parks

Source: FAO, FAOLEX