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Document ID (ISN)57493
CIS number 92-2
ISSN - Serial title Bundesgesetzblatt
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit
Title Act of 14 May 1990 on protection against harmful environmental effects of atmospheric pollution, noise, vibrations and other processes (Federal Law on the control of atmospheric pollution - BIm SchG) [Germany]
Original title Gesetz zum Schutz vor schädlichen Umwelteinwirkungen durch Luftverunreinigungen, Geräusche, Erschütterungen und ähnliche Vorgänge (Bundesimmissionsschutzgesetz - BIm SchG) [in German]
Bibliographic information 22 May 1990, Part I, p.881-901.
Abstract New version of the German law of 15 March 1974 concerning air pollution. Principal provisions of the law: I - Generalities (scope, definitions); II - Construction and operation of installations (subject or not subject to authorisation, emission and intake measurement, safety checks, technical committees on installation safety); III - Condition of installations; composition of materials, products, flammable substances, carburants and lubrificants; IV - Condition and functioning of vehicles; construction and repair of highways and railways; V - Monitoring of air pollution on federal territory; plans for air purification and noise reduction; VI - General provisions: implementation of European Community decisions; Commission on Major Hazards; nomination and duties of delegates; rights and duties of person in charge; final provisions.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous occurrences; dangerous substances; Germany (Federal Republic of); noise; atmospheric pollution; harmful substances; chemical plant; major hazards; environmental pollution; vibration
Descriptors (secondary) safety engineering; chemical industry; European Communities; law; pollution control; licensing of undertakings; safety analysis
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Laws
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Major hazards
Air pollution
Environmental pollution