The European Commission has published Decision Amending Number of Different Directives and Regulations Involving Environmental Reporting

The European Commission has published Decision (EU) 2018/853 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 2018 amending Regulation (EU) No 1257/2013 and Directives 94/63/EC and 2009/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Council Directives 86/278/EEC and 87/217/EEC as regards procedural rules in the field of environmental reporting and repealing Council Directive 91/692/EEC.

The Decision amends a variety of different Directives and Regulations, including:

  • Regulation (EU) No 1257/2013 – Specific to ship recycling
  • Directive 94/63/EC – Specific to control of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions resulting from the storage of petrol and its distribution from terminals to service stations
  • Directive 2009/31/EC – Specific to geological storage of carbon dioxide
  • Directive 86/278/EEC – Specific to use of sludge on agricultural land
  • Directive 87/217/EEC – Specific to reduction of environmental pollution by asbestos

The amendment relates to a number of different Articles in these Directives or Regulations, including monitoring and reporting procedures. The Decision was published in the Official Journal of the European Union, dated 14th June 2018.

Source:

DECISION (EU) 2018/853 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 30 May 2018 amending Regulation (EU) No 1257/2013 and Directives 94/63/EC and 2009/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Council Directives 86/278/EEC and 87/217/EEC as regards procedural rules in the field of environmental reporting and repealing Council Directive 91/692/EEC, OJEU L 150 of 14 June 2018