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Directive 2009/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the geological storage of carbon dioxide.

Country
Type of law
Legislation
Source

Abstract
This Directive sets out the legislative framework concerning the environmentally safe storage of carbon dioxide, in order to contribute to the fight against climate change. The Directive applies to the geological storage of carbon dioxide in the territory of the European Union Member States as well as their exclusive economic zones and continental shelves. Provisions are laid down as regards selection of storage sites and exploration permits, storage permits as well as conditions for the operation and closure of sites.
Date of text
Repealed
No
Serial Imprint
Official Journal of the European Union L 140, 5 June 2009.
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Implemented by