Air pollution conrol strategies and policies in the Federal Republic of Germany
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Air pollution conrol strategies and policies in the Federal Republic of Germany laws, regulation, implementation and principal shortcomings by Helmut Weidner

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Published by Edition Sigma in Berlin .
Written in English


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Pagination139 p.
Number of Pages139
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Open LibraryOL24725658M
ISBN 103924859175

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Air Pollution Control in West Germany David P. Curriet In , the West German Constitution was amended to em-power the federal parliament to enact general air pollution control legislation.1 Since , the subject has been regulated principally by a federal statute known as the Bundes-Immissions-. In many cities, air pollution from fine dust particles and nitrogen dioxide exceeds the maximum threshold levels, according to a new report from the . Clean Air begins and ends with a vivid case study of air pollution at the Clairton coke works, the largest such facility in the world. Against this background, Jones analyzes the development of pollution control policy beyond capability. He describes normal policy development as the gradual temporization of proposals, but that air pollution control deviated from the norm because of Cited by:   Air pollution control in Germany is based essentially on three strategies: definition of air quality standards, mainly for protection against risk, compliance with which must be assured through appropriate instruments like air pollution control plans, plant approval under the Federal Emission Control Act;.

Direct expenditure for pollution abatement and control in Germany has grown slowly over time from per cent of GDP in the mids to per cent in Most of this expenditure has been devoted to water pollution abatement and has mainly been borne by the public sector. On the other hand, air pollution abatement hasFile Size: 44KB. to transboundary air pollution in the UNECE region through coordinated efforts on research, monitoring and the development of emission reduction strategies on regional air pollution and its effects. The summary review of strategies and policies for air pollution abatement is based on replies by Parties to.   The monitoring of air quality in Germany is regulated by the Federal Emission Control Act (BImSchG). Networks of the federal Länder monitor the quality of the air comprehensively, while the German Federal Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt, UBA) also operates measuring stations – so-called background stations – which collect concentration .   The main purpose of immission control law is air pollution control and noise abatement, but it also protects all other environmental media such as soil and water (integrative approach). It creates the legal basis upon which hazard control measures can be taken. It also reflects the precautionary principle of facing off the very occurrence of harmful environmental .

In order to get its air pollution problem under control, Germany is proposing to test free public transportation in several cities, like Bonn and : Kyree Leary. It is this second approach to EIA that has developed in the Federal Republic of Germany. Its foundation and parameters have been given in l cabinet resolution adopted in September titled, "Principles for the Environmental Impact Assessment of Federal Actions" (Grundsatze fur die Prufung der Umweltvertraglichkeit offentlicher Cited by: 4. Clean Air Act. The Clean Air Act sets standards for air quality to protect public health and welfare. The Forest Service must ensure that its activities, or activities it permits, comply with these national standards and any State and local requirements for air pollution control.   Federal and state policies that encourage the production and export of American natural gas will enable high-pollution nations to benefit from .