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Regulation (2013:253) on waste combustion.

Country/Territory
Sweden
Document type
Regulation
Date
2013
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Energy, Environment gen., Water, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Energy conservation/energy production Pollution control Waste disposal Waste management Groundwater Soil pollution/quality Air quality/air pollution Emissions Environmental standards Standards Protection of environment Hazardous substances Hazardous waste Monitoring Surface water Freshwater pollution
Geographical area
Arctic, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
Entry into force on 18 June 2013.
Abstract

The Regulation applies to commercial combustion of solid and liquid waste produced by incinerators and treatment of waste water from the deriving gases (thermal treatment of waste) and other hazardous substances from pyrolysis, gasification or plasma processes for energy production. In order to avoid damages and pollution, operational supervision of these incinerators shall be enforced. Incineration plant operators shall submit request for waste disposal thereof, and shall take the necessary measures and methods to ensure prevention and reduction of air, soil, surface and groundwater pollution, as well as other damaging repercussions on the environment, such as accidental discharge of substances, spills or fire. Emission control shall be in adherence to the European standardization body CEN and the International Organization for Standardization ISO. The document includes a list of authorized average values of hazardous substances.

Full text
Swedish
Website
www.riksdagen.se

References - Legislation

Implements

Act relative to the transportation of dangerous goods (2006:263).

Legislation | Sweden | 2006

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree relative to environmental control (SFS 2011:13).

Legislation | Sweden | 2011

Keyword: Pollution control, Institution, Inspection, Aquaculture, Biotechnology, Genetically modified organism (GMO), Forestry protection measures, Forest management/forest conservation, Monitoring, Sustainable development, Management/conservation, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EC) No. 1013/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on shipments of waste.

Legislation | European Union | 2006

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Transboundary movement of waste, Transport/storage, PIC-prior informed consent, International trade, Hazardous waste, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX