Factsheet: Licences and registration of hazardous activities

Licences and registration of hazardous activities

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Licences and registration of hazardous activities
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. Registration: In Sweden Emission Limit Values (ELVs) are set for each individual plant in the permit. The ELVs are based on Best Available Techniques (BAT) at the time the permit is granted and taking into account the local conditions. Anyone who runs environmentally hazardous activities can have a permit or notification requirement for their business. Nearly 5 000 companies in Sweden must have such a permit. What type of activities concerned shown to EIA Ordinance (2013: 251).
Goal/Aim: 
Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of Environment

Status:

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