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Title: Guidelines on statutory returns : Dangerous Substances Directive : List 2 substances
Author: National Rivers Authority Welsh Region
Document Type: Monograph
EC Directive 76/464/EEC of 4th May 1976 concerns pollution caused by certain dangerous substances discharged into the environment. This lists two groups of chemicals, with the first list - the List 1, comprising a group of dangerous substances selected mainly on the basis of their toxicity, persistence and bioaccumulation. The second group, the List 2, are substances that can also have a deleterious effect on the aquatic environment but which are confined to a given area and are dependent on the characteristics and location of the receiving waters. The List 1 substances are the subject of a separate document. List 2 substances are currently subject to nationally set controls. In the UK these are environmental quality standards (EQSs). It is possible that national controls will be "harmonised" in a future List 2 Directive. The Government has issued Circular 7/89/DOE(16/89 WO) on the implementation of controls of List 1 and List 2 substances. This document summarises the requirements in relation to Welsh Region.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: [before 1996]
Publication Place: Cardiff
Subject Keywords: Aquatic environmentWater pollutionDangerous substancesDirectives (European Union)RegulationsGuidelines
Geographic Keywords: Wales
Extent: 17
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