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European Parliament and Council Directive 94/63/EC of 20 December 1994 on the control of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions resulting from the storage of petrol and its distribution from terminals to service stations

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Article 1.Scope

  3. Article 2.Definitions

  4. Article 3.Storage installations at terminals

  5. Article 4.Loading and unloading of mobile containers at terminals

  6. Article 5.Mobile containers

  7. Article 6.Loading into storage installations at service stations

  8. Article 7. Adaptation to technical progress

  9. Article 7a. Exercise of the delegation

  10. Article 8. The committee

  11. Article 9. Monitoring and reporting

  12. Article 10.Transposition into national legislation

  13. Article 11.Final provision

    1. ANNEX I

      REQUiREMENTS FOR STORAGE INSTALLATIONS AT TERMINALS

      1. 1. The external wall and roof of tanks above ground must...

      2. 2. Tanks with external floating roofs must be equipped with a...

      3. 3. All new storage installations at terminals, where vapour recovery is...

      4. 4. Existing fixed-roof tanks must either:

      5. 5. The requirements for vapour-containment controls mentioned under points 3 and...

    2. ANNEX II

      REQUIREMENTS FOR LOADING AND UNLOADING INSTALLATIONS AT TERMINALS

      1. 1. Displacement vapours from the mobile container being loaded must be...

      2. 2. The mean concentration of vapours in the exhaust from the...

      3. 3. The Member States' competent authorities must ensure that the connection...

      4. 4. The Member States' competent authorities must ensure that loading operations...

      5. 5. Where top-loading of mobile containers is permissible, the outlet of...

    3. ANNEX III

      REQUIREMENTS FOR LOADING AND STORAGE INSTALLATIIONS AT SERVICE STATIONS AND TERMINALS WHERE THE INTERMEDIATE STORAGE OF VAPOURS IS CARRIED OUT

      1. Vapours displaced by the delivery of petrol into storage installations...

    4. ANNEX IV

      SPECIFICATIONS FOR BOTTOM-LOADING, VAPOUR COLLECTION AND OVERFILL PROTECTION OF EUROPEAN ROAD TANKERS

      1. 1. Couplings

        1. 1.1. The liquid coupler on the loading arm must be a...

        2. 1.2. The vapour-collection coupler on the loading-gantry vapour-collection hose must be...

      2. 2. Loading conditions

        1. 2.1. The normal liquid-loading rate must be 2 300 litres per...

        2. 2.2. When the terminal is operating at peak demand, its loading...

        3. 2.3. All approved bottom-loading vehicles will carry an identification plate which...

      3. 3. Connection of vehicle earth/overfill detection

        1. 3.1. The vehicle must be connected to the control unit on...

        2. 3.2. The high-level detectors on the vehicle must be either 2-wire...

        3. 3.3. The gantry control unit must be suitable for both 2-wire...

        4. 3.4. The vehicle must be bonded to the gantry via the...

        5. 3.5. All approved bottom-loading vehicles must carry an identification plate (see...

      4. 4. Location of the connections

        1. 4.1. The design of the liquid-loading and vapour collection facilities on...

          1. 4.1.1. The height of the centre line of the liquid adapters...

          2. 4.1.2. The horizontal spacing of the adapters must be not less...

          3. 4.1.3. All liquid adapters must be located within an envelope not...

          4. 4.1.4. The vapour-collection adapter should be located preferably to the right...

        2. 4.2. The earth/overfill connector must be located to the right of...

        3. 4.3. The above connections must be located on one side of...

      5. 5. Safety interlocks

        1. 5.1. Earth/Overfill detection

        2. 5.2. Vapour-collection detection

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