Factsheet: Hazardous activities and health protection

Hazardous activities and health protection

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Regulation on environmentally hazardous activities and health protection
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Förordning om miljöfarlig verksamhet och hälsoskydd
Description: 
Hazardous activities include: emissions of sewage, solid substances or gas from land, buildings or facilities into the soil, bodies of water or ground water; use of land, buildings or facilities in a way which may result in damage to human health or the environment through emissions other than those referred to in point one, or through pollution of the soil, air, bodies of water or ground water; use of land, buildings or facilities in a way which may cause a nuisance in the surrounding area due to noise, vibrations, light, ionising or non-ionising radiation or similar.
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate the protection of the environment.
Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of the Environment

Status:

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