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Regulation on the limitation of hazardous substances and fertilizers in soil.

Country/Territory
Slovenia
Document type
Regulation
Date
2005 (2013)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Land & soil, Water
Keyword
Farming Soil pollution/quality Fertilizers/nutrients Soil conservation/soil improvement Agricultural development Pollution control Freshwater pollution
Geographical area
Alps, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Mediterranean, Southern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Regulation entered into force on 1 October 2005.
Abstract

This Regulation of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia, which is composed of 34 articles, establishes maximum levels of the release of hazardous substances and fertilizers into the soil when entering sewage from treatment plants, compost or mud from dredging lakes and limits of the release of hazardous substances and fertilizers into the soil, methods of inputting data on hazardous substances and fertilizers in the soil. The objective of this Regulation is to reduce and prevent water pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources and to regulate the use of sewage sludge, compost or slurry so as to avoid adverse effects on soil, plants, animals and people and to encourage the proper use of them.

Full text
Slovenian
Website
www.pisrs.si

References - Legislation

Implements

Environmental Protection Act.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2004 (2020)

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Pollution control, Framework law, Hazards, Ecosystem preservation, Offences/penalties, Registration, EIA, Early warning system, Access-to-information, Protection of habitats, Transboundary movement of waste, Waste prevention, Authorization/permit, Transport/storage, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 86/278/EEC on the protection of the environment, and in particular of the soil, when sewage sludge is used in agriculture.

Legislation | European Union | 1986

Keyword: Fertilizers/nutrients, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Soil pollution/quality, Waste domestic sources, Waste management, Waste non-domestic sources, Sewerage, Waste disposal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Legislation | European Union | 1991 (2008)

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Fertilizers/nutrients, Protection of environment, Farming, Agricultural development, Organic waste, Waste prevention, Waste management, Pollution control, Freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX