Factsheet: Environmental Protection Act

Environmental Protection Act

Key Information
Description: 
The law contributes to the protection of nature and the environment, so that society can develop on a sustainable basis respecting human conditions of life and the preservation of animal and plant life (paragraph 1). This law aims particularly (1) to prevent and combat pollution of air, water, land and soil, as well as vibration and noise nuisances, (2) to provide hygienic reasoned rules relevant to the environment and humans, (3) to limit the use and waste of raw materials and other resources, (4) promote the use of cleaner technology and (5) to promote recycling and reduce the problems associated with waste disposal (paragraph 2).
Goal/Aim: 
- Regulate the protection of nature and the environment. - Regulate prevention and control of pollution. - Waste management. - Promote the use of cleaner technology.

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