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Regulation on the management of waste containing asbestos.

Country/Territory
Slovenia
Document type
Regulation
Date
2008
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Official Gazette No. 34/2008
Subject
Air & atmosphere, Water
Keyword
Pollution control Hazardous substances Air quality/air pollution Emissions Hazardous waste Environmental standards Standards Protection of environment Freshwater pollution Waste non-domestic sources
Geographical area
Alps, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Mediterranean, Southern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Regulation entered into force on 22 April 2008.
Abstract

The objective of this Regulation of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia, which is composed of 19 articles and three Annexes, is to establish provisions with a view to preventing and reducing pollution caused by asbestos in the interests of the protection of human health and the environment. Thie Regulation sets out compulsory treatment of wastes containing asbestos, and other conditions to eliminate or reduce the emission of asbestos into the environment during acquisition of waste, their transport, treatment and disposal, and reporting obligations to the European Commission. For the purposes of these provisions asbestos is the common name for the fibrous silicates in accordance with the regulations governing the protection of workers from asbestos.

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 87/217/EEC on the prevention and reduction of environmental pollution by asbestos.

Legislation | European Union | 1987

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Hazardous waste, Environmental standards, Standards, Protection of environment, Freshwater pollution, Waste non-domestic sources

Source: FAO, FAOLEX