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1 1 Short overview of the implementation of IPPC, LCP, Seveso II, Waste Landfill and Incineration directives Short overview of the implementation of IPPC, LCP, Seveso II, Waste Landfill and Incineration directives Republic of Serbia Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning ECENA 3 rd Plenary meeting September 18-19, 2008 Istanbul, Turkey

2 2 IPPC Directive Status of IPPC Transposition Law on Integrated Environmental Pollution Prevention and Control (“Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia”, No. 135/2004) [1] has been adopted with the participation of Industries and other stakeholders, but bylaws are delayed and implementation has not started yet Followed regulations Bylaw on criteria for determining BAT, application of quality standards, and determination of ELVs in IPPC permit Indicative list of main pollutants Bylaw on types of activities requiring IPPC permit Regulation on content of IPPC permit Regulation on content of request for IPPC permit ______________________________________________________ [1]

3 Institutional structures for IPPC law implementation Structures are in place on the central and local level for IPPC law implementation. There is a comprehensive plan for institutional development and administrative strengthening on the central and local level. The Ministry, provincial and local self-government authorities, responsible for environmental protection, are in charge for issuing permits in Serbia. Level of responsibilities is according to the Law on planning and construction Inventory of IPPC Installations Inventory of IPPC installations has been made. Inspectorate prepared the preliminary list of 238 installations (published on web site). Hard to precise how many of them work. Less then 5 percent of this installations comply with BAT requirements. 3 IPPC Directive

4 4 Inventory of IPPC Installations Preliminary list (recently refreshed) made by Inspectorate Timetable for IPPC Permitting There is a timetable for granting integrated permits for concerned industries Best Available Techniques Best available techniques references (BREFs) have been translated into the national language or guidance documents based on the BREFs have been drafted. 1.Energy industries27 2.Production and processing of metals27 3.Mineral industry42 4.Chemical industry35 5.Waste management50 6.Other activities57 Σ 238 IPPC Directive

5 5 Competencies and skills for issuing integrated permits There are skills for issuing integrated permits only on the central level and very limited skills on the local level. There is no clear strategy for capacity building on the local level. Trainings for permit writers and inspectors: TAIEX, ISLE (Norwegian project) IPPC Directive

6 6 LCP Directive Transposition of LCP Directive LCP Directive has not been transposed in the national legislation. Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning (MESP) shall draft new regulation on emission limit values where will define “large combustion plant” and their classification. Inventory of LCP installations There is not an inventory of LCPs, exists only inventory of LCP belonging to Electro Power System of Serbia, but complete inventory of all LCPs has to be done by the MESP National Emission Reduction Plan, set ELVs or both The existing ‘’Regulation on Emission Limit Values, Manner and Deadlines for Measurement and Record-Keeping’’ sets ELVs, but it is not fully in compliance with Directive requirements. Alignment of ELVs will be done by adoption of new Regulation on ELVs.

7 7 Competent authorities LCP Competent authority is MESP According to Law on Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control Systems to determine total emission values from existing LCPs There is an obligation for LCP operators to monitor their emissions. Obligation is prescribed by: Law on Environmental Protection, Law on IPPC, Draft Law on Air Protection, Rulebook on Emission Limit Values, Manner and Deadlines for Measurement and Record-Keeping Operators have to perform continual self-monitoring and to inform ministry once per year. In case of ELVs are exceeded, operator has to inform ministry immediately LCP Directive

8 8 Seveso II Directive Transposition of Seveso II Directive Partly in Article 38. and 58. of LEP Full transposition: Amendments of Law on environmental protection - in parliament procedure; those amendments and following regulations (Rulebook on methodology for accident risk assessment and conditions for accident risk management – draft) will enable complete implementation of Seveso II Directive into the Serbian legislation Inventory of Seveso II installations Preliminary list: 32 lower tiers and 51 upper tiers establishments. Inspectorate is continuing improvement of the preliminary list

9 9 AuthorityTask MESP, Autonomous – Province Secretariat for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development, and municipality depending on the location of installation Receiving Article 6 notifications from operators (art. 60 of Law on Environmental Protection–LEP) MESP (acc. to art.61. of LEP)Identifying Article 8 establishments or groups of establishments MESP (acc. to art. 38 of LEP)Examining safety reports MESP, Province Secretariat for Env. Protection and Sustainable Development and municipalities Drawing up external emergency plans Those obligations are prescribed in art. 58. of LEP, and Environmental Inspection is checking if they are fulfilled Ensuring that internal and external emergency plans are reviewed, tested, and where necessary, revised and updated Ministry of Interior and environmental inspectorsInvestigating major accidents Environmental Inspection of MESPInspecting establishments Fire fighting brigades and mobile eco-tox units within local Institutes for public health and network of civil protection Bodies appointed to provide technical assistance to the competent authority/ies Competent authorities/Tasks

10 10 Accident prevention policies According to art. 38. and 58. of LEP, operators are obliged to prepare risk assessments or emergency plans and safety reports; risk assessment is submitted to MESP for verification according to art. 38. of LEP Safety reports Content of safety reports is in accordance with the requirements of Annex III and is prescribed in Regulation on chemical accident risk assessment and environmental protection methodology, preparation and mitigation measures; the safety plans are reviewed and tested every 3 years, in accordance with art. 58. of LEP Seveso II Directive

11 11 Waste Landfill Directive Transposition of Waste Landfill Directive It will be transposed into the new Law on waste management – Parliament procedure Number of landfills In the Strategy on Waste Management it is planned to build 29 regional landfills; one existing landfill fulfils prescribed conditions (to be upgraded) Landfill classification There are about 180 disposal sites of communal waste (classified into 4 categories), not counting a large number of illegal waste dumps in rural areas

12 12 Strategy for reduction of BMW to landfills Strategy on Waste Management, adopted by the Government in 2003, sets up waste management options, including composting as an alternative option of biodegradable waste treatment. It is planned to construct regional plants for bio- hazardous waste separate collection and treatment. Regional waste composting plants will be constructed in the mid-term period. Regional biodegradable waste treatment plants must have integrated permit. There is no data on biodegradable waste; Strategy should be revised regarding targets and time limits for the implementation of Art.5.2. Target for reduction of BMW to landfills No Waste Landfill Directive

13 13 Criteria for waste to be accepted to landfills Draft Law on Waste Management prescribes obligation of operator to undertake waste acceptance/non acceptance procedure (Art.30.par.2. and 3). Government Bylaw will detailed prescribe such procedure in line with Annex II (Art.42.par.7.of the Draft Law on Waste Management). Waste NOT accepted Landfill permits requisites Draft Law on Waste Management (Article 63.) prescribes conditions and content of the permit Landfill fees No Waste Landfill Directive

14 14 Waste Incineration Directive Transposition of Waste Incineration Directive Draft Law on Waste Management in Parliament procedure Number of incineration and co-incineration plants No of permits issued Categories of waste co-incinerated Emission Limit Values

15 15 Government of RS already adopted two bylaws (decrees): 1. Used / Waste oil management 2. Management of waste containing asbestos

16 16 NATIONAL PROGRAMME FOR INTEGRATION WITH THE EUROPEAN UNION (NPI) adopted by Serbian Government and in public hearing procedure

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