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Regulation on the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources.

Country/Territory
Slovenia
Document type
Regulation
Date
2009
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Official Gazette No. 113/2009
Subject
Land & soil, Water
Keyword
Farming Soil pollution/quality Fertilizers/nutrients 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 January 2010.
Abstract

The objective of this Regulation of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia, which is composed of 24 articles and two Annexes, is to reduce water pollution caused or induced by nitrates from agricultural sources and preventing further such pollution. This Regulation lays down limit intake of nitrogen from agricultural sources in the ground or floor and measures to reduce and prevent water pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources. These measures are: (a) the periods when the use of fertilizer is prohibited; (b) rules of fertilization on steep land; (c) rules of fertilization on soils that are saturated with water, the flooded soil, frozen soil or soil covered with snow; (d) rules of fertilization near water courses; (e) the volume of storage capacity for livestock manure; (f) measures to prevent water pollution caused by discharge from the manure storage; (g) acceptable level of losses of nitrogen in water during spreading of fertilizer and manure; (h) limiting the application of fertilizers in the soil, where characteristics of the vulnerable area should be taken into account.

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

Amended by

Decree amending the on the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2013

Keyword: Farming, Soil pollution/quality, Fertilizers/nutrients, Agricultural development, Pollution control, Freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX