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Regulation on the use of sewage sludge in agriculture.

Country/Territory
Slovenia
Document type
Regulation
Date
2008
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Land & soil
Keyword
Fertilizers/nutrients Soil conservation/soil improvement Erosion Data collection/reporting
Geographical area
Alps, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Mediterranean, Southern Europe
Entry into force notes
This Regulation entered into force on 5 July 2008.
Abstract

This Regulation of the Government of the Republic of Slovenia, which is composed of 19 articles and two Annexes, establishes provisions concerning the use of sewage sludge as a fertilizer in agriculture, and in particular, prohibitions and restrictions on such use and details on reporting to the European Commission. The sludge from sewage treatment plants, small sewage treatment plants or common treatment facilities may be used in agriculture as a fertilizer only in accordance with this regulation. This Regulation is divided into the following Sections: General provisions (Sec. 1); Limits on the use of sludge in agriculture (Sec. 2); Treatment of sludge (Sec. 3); Use of treated sludge in agriculture (Sec. 4); Record keeping and reporting to the Commission (Sec. 5); Control (Sec. 6); Penalty provisions (Sec. 7); Transitional and final provisions (Sec. 8).

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