Factsheet: Air quality Decree

Air quality Decree

Key Information

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Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Decree-Law No. 351/2007 on air quality
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Decreto-Lei n.º 351/2007
Description: 
This Decree-Law is composed of eight articles and five annexes. It introduces in the national legal order Directive 2004/107/EC relating to arsenic, cadmium, mercury, nickel and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in ambient air. In particular, it rules on assessment of air concentrations and on related communication procedures. Annexes provide: standards and methods for concentration assessment; reference values of arsenic, cadmium, mercury, nickel and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; quality objectives.
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate air quality and protection of the atmosphere.
Responsible Authority: 
Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente - Portuguese Environmental Agency

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2007