Factsheet: Industrial emissions

Industrial emissions

Key Information

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Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Decree-Law No. 127/2013 establishing industrial emission requirements to prevent soil, water and air pollution
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Decreto-Lei n. 127/2013 de 30 de Agosto
Description: 
This Decree-Law, consisting of 9 Chapters and 8 Annexes, establishes industrial emission requirements to prevent soil, water and air pollution. In particular, it establishes the regime for industrial emissions applicable to prevention and integrated control of pollution, as well as norms and requirements to avoid or reduce any kind of emission or production of waste in soil, water and air in order to reach a high level of environmental protection, transferring to National legislation the EU Parliament and Council Directive No. 2010/75 related to industrial emissions. Annexes specify residue limits and environmental quality standards to be met and authorised activities to be performed within the National territory.
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate industrial emissions.
Responsible Authority: 
Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente - Portuguese Environmental Agency

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2013
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2013