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Air Emissions - Air pollution - Sulphur Directive - …

The Directive was last amended in 2012 in order to further adapt the European Union's legislation to developments at international level under MARPOL Annex VI. Since 1 January 2015, stricter sulphur limits for marine fuel in SECAs apply (0,10 %) as well as in sea areas outside SECAs (3,50 %). In addition, a 0.1% maximum sulphur requirement for fuels used by ships at berth in EU ports was ...

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Air quality and EU legislation - Wikipedia

Subsequent to the Gothenburg Protocol United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) agreed in December 1999, which focused on reducing, by 2010, the air concentrations of four air pollutants, namely sulfur dioxide (to be reduced by 63%), nitrogen oxides (41%), volatile organic compounds (40%) and ammonia (17%), leading the EU to introduce the 2001/81/EC Directive on …

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UK modelling under the Air Quality Directive (2008/50/EC ...

lead, benzene, CO, and ozone Report for The Department for Environment, ... Pollutant Directive Concentration (Averaging time ) (limit value) g m-3 NO 2 85/203/EEC 1-hour 98%ile (200 µg m-3) 231 (measured at London Marylebone Road) UK modelling under the Air Quality Directive (2008/50/EC) for 2010 AEAT/ENV/R/3215 Issue 1 vi Table of contents 1 Introduction ..... 8 1.1 The EU ambient air ...

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Standards - Air Quality - Environment - European …

16 Zeilen· **Under Directive 2008/50/EU, the Member State was able to apply for an extension until three years after the date of entry into force of the new Directive (i.e. May 2011) in a specific zone. The request was subject to assessment by the Commission. In such cases within the time extension period the limit value applies at the level of the limit value + maximum margin of tolerance (35 days at 75

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EUR-Lex - 31999L0030 - EN - EUR-Lex

From 19 July 2001 Member States shall employ measurement stations and other methods of air-quality assessment that comply with this Directive to assess concentrations of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide and lead in ambient air to obtain data for the purpose of demonstrating compliance with the limit values laid down in Directives 80/779/EEC, 82/884/EEC and 85/203/EEC until such time as the ...

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2010 to 2015 government policy: environmental …

the Ambient Air Quality Directive (2008/50/EC) and Directive 2004/107/EC, which set limits for concentrations of pollutants in outdoor air. the EU National Emissions Ceilings Directive (2001/81/EC ...

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The Environment (Legislative Functions from …

PART 2 Air quality CHAPTER 1 Introductory Interpretation of Part 2: general. 3. In this Part— "Directive 2004/42/CE" means Directive 2004/42/CE of the European Parliament and of the Council on the limitation of emissions of volatile organic compounds due to the use of organic solvents in certain paints and varnishes and vehicle refinishing products();

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DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL

DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe (presented by the Commission) {SEC(2005) 1133} EN EN . EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM 1) CONTEXT OF THE PROPOSAL 110 • Grounds for and objectives of the proposal In the context of its "Better Regulation" initiative in June 2002, the Commission proposed in February …

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Air Quality Standards :: Environmental Protection …

Air quality standards View real-time air quality up-to-date information for air monitoring locations.. The Environmental Protection Agency manages the ambient air quality monitoring network. In order to protect our health, vegetation and ecosystems, EU directives set down air quality standards in Ireland and the other member states for a wide variety of pollutants. These rules include how we ...

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Lead - Substance Information - ECHA - Europa

EU. Lead and Cadmium Migration Limits in Ceramic FCMs, Directive 84/500/EEC, 20 October 1984, as amended by Directive 2005/31/EC, 30 April 2005 . This list contains migration limits for the substances lead and cadmium used in the manufacture of ceramic articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs pursuant to Directive 84//500/EEC. For a ceramic article to be recognized as satisfying ...

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DIRECTIVE of 3 - faolex.fao.org

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES, ... concentration of lead in the air which, subject to the conditions laid down hereinafter, must not be exceeded. 2. The lirr~il value shall be 2 rr~icrugrarr~s Pb/rr~~xpressecl as arl annual mean concentration. 3. Member States may, at any time, fix a value more stringent than that laid down in this Dirootivo. Article 3 1. Member States shall take the ...

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Reducing air pollution - European Parliament

EU air quality policy rests on the 2013 Clean Air Programme for Europe,4 a range of acts related to sources of pollution,5 and three major legal acts. The Ambient Air Quality Directive defines binding limit values for the atmospheric concentration of the main air pollutants (P M, O3, NO2, SO2, CO, benzene and lead) and requires Member States to

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Water protection and management - European …

The EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) establishes a legal framework to protect and restore clean water in the EU and to ensure its long-term sustainable use. It is complemented by more specific legislation, such as the Drinking or Bathing Water Directive, the Floods Directive and the Marine Strategy Framework Directive, as well as by international agreements. Legal basis. Articles 191 to …

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SR 23/2018: Air pollution Our health still …

The 2008 Ambient Air Quality Directive is the cornerstone of the EU's clean air policy, as it sets air quality standards for the concentrations of pollutants in the air we breathe. In recent decades, EU policies have contributed to emission reductions, but air quality has not improved at the same rate and there are still considerable impacts on public health.

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EUR-Lex - 32008L0050 - EN - EUR-Lex

Directive 2008/50/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2008 on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe. Directive 2008/50/CE du Parlement européen et du Conseil du 21 mai 2008 concernant la qualité de l'air ambiant et un air pur pour l'Europe . OJ L 152, 11.6.2008, p. 1–44 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI ...

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B DIRECTIVE 2008/50/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND …

M1 Commission Directive (EU) 2015/1480 of 28 August 2015 L 226 4 29.8.2015 2008L0050 — EN — 18.09.2015 — 001.001 — 1 . DIRECTIVE 2008/50/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 21 May 2008 on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European …

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Export.gov - RoHS Information

RoHS is the EU Directive that restricts the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic products (EEE products). ROHS II, adopted in 2011, is an "open scope" directive which means that by July 22, 2019 it will apply to all EEE products that are "dependent on electric current or electromagnetic fields for at least one intended function. The current list of restricted ...

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IMPLEMENTATION AND REVIEW OF DIRECTIVE 2004/42/EC

Assessment and Review of Directive 2004/42/EC Final Report 4 November 2009 Executive summary This report was elaborated in the context of a service contract between the European Commission and a project consortium lead by Ökopol/Germany, supported by IVAM/Netherlands, RPA/UK, IER/Germany and REC/Hungary.

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EC directives and legislation | Scottish …

Many of the directives have a requirement for periodical reporting to the European Commission. Water; Air; Waste; Radioactivity; General; Water. Bathing Waters Directive Setting limits on indicator bacteria concentrations in seawater at 80 identified bathing waters in Scotland. Shellfish Waters Directive Intended to protect coastal waters in order to support shellfish. Dangerous Substances and ...

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Cosmetics Europe - The Personal Care …

During several rounds of EU Enlargement a total of 22 new Member States adopted the EU Cosmetics Directive since 1976 and implemented it into their national laws. Each time, significant preparatory work was carried out between the accession countries, both at industry level and authorities' level, and the EU Commission and industry associations. So-called TAIEX seminars allowed the accession ...

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Position paper on the proposed directive on ambient air ...

proposed directive on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe (COM(2005) 447) Our main demands are: 1. Ensure meaningful and ambitious standards to reduce particles Introduce PM 2.5 cap of 12 µg/m 3 combined with 20% exposure-reduction Make second step to reduce PM 10 mandatory 2. Maintain already agreed and adopted standards No new exemptions for pollutants from natural …

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Parker Global Air Preparation System

European Directive 2011/65/EU – RoHS (Restriction us of certain Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic equipment), restricts the use of the 6 substances in the manufacture of specified electrical equipment. Lead: Product containing lead and its compound (except for applications of lead as an alloying element by weight in steel up to 0.35%, in aluminium up to 0.4% and in copper ...

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Air quality in Europe 2019 — European …

This report presents an updated overview and analysis of air quality in Europe from 2000 to 2017. It reviews the progress made towards meeting the air quality standards established in the two EU Ambient Air Quality Directives and towards the World Health Organization (WHO) air quality guidelines (AQGs). It also presents the latest findings and estimates of population and ecosystem exposure to ...

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Monitoring, sampling and analysis of airborne ... - …

The European Commission has produced non-binding, practical guidelines that relate to the 'chemical agents' Directive 98/24/EC.These guidelines provide information on measurement methods regarding air monitoring for substances for which indicative limit values have been defined in directive 2000/39/EC.Similar guidelines have been produced for he ATEX directive 94/9/EC and although …

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EU: Air Quality Standards | Transport Policy

History. The European Union (EU) has two overarching air quality policies: the Thematic Strategy on Air Pollution (TSAP) of 2005 and the National Emission Ceilings Directive (NECD) of 2001. The TSAP, created under the 6th Environmental Action Program (6EAP), established air quality objectives with supporting policy measures spanning to 2020.Almost all of the interim objectives outlined in the ...

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Air Quality In Ireland 2016

Assessment Threshold Concentration at which varying levels of monitoring must be implemented Cd Cadmium CAFE Clean Air for Europe Directive (2008/50/EC) CEC Council of the European Communities C6H6 Benzene CLRTAP Convention on Long‐Range Transboundary Air Pollution

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Environment: Commission welcomes Council agreements on air ...

The directive on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe will streamline existing EU air quality legislation and introduce a limit on airborne concentrations of fine dust particles (known as PM 2.5). These particles, which are emitted by a wide range of sources including diesel vehicles, industrial processes and boilers, are

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Copper & Brass Alloys – RoHS Frequently Asked Questions

in the European Union in 2003 under EU Directive 2002/95/EC. It set limit values for lead, cadmium, and several other chemicals in specified types of electrical and electronic equipment, including a lead maximum of 0.1%. When did RoHS take effect? Which companies are affected by RoHS? As noted in Annex III, Exemption 6(c) was granted for lead in copper and brass alloys, allowing up to 4% lead ...

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