Factsheet: Emission certificate Law (EZG)

Emission certificate Law (EZG)

Key Information
Description: 
The federal law focus on facilities which emit green house gas emissions. The scope of application of the Austrian Act on Emissions Allowance Trading (Emissionszertifikategesetz - EZG) covers owners of installations that perform activities, that are named in any regulation issued on the basis of the EU Emissions Trading Directive. Genereally, the law regulates the trade with emission certificates in a common trade system.
Goal/Aim: 
Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions

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