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Council Directive 1999/31/EC of 26 April 1999 on the landfill of waste

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Article 1.Overall objective

  3. Article 2.Definitions

  4. Article 3.Scope

  5. Article 4.Classes of landfill

  6. Article 5.Waste and treatment not acceptable in landfills

  7. Article 5a. Rules on the calculation of the attainment of the targets

  8. Article 5b. Early warning report

  9. Article 5c. Exchange of information and best practices

  10. Article 6.Waste to be accepted in the different classes of landfill

  11. Article 7.Application for a permit

  12. Article 8.Conditions of the permit

  13. Article 9.Content of the permit

  14. Article 10.Cost of the landfill of waste

  15. Article 11.Waste acceptance procedures

  16. Article 12.Control and monitoring procedures in the operational phase

  17. Article 13.Closure and after-care procedures

  18. Article 14.Existing landfill sites

  19. Article 15. Reporting

  20. Article 15a. Instruments to promote a shift to a more circular economy

  21. Article 15b. Determination of the permeability coefficient for landfills

  22. Article 15c. Union standard for sampling of waste

  23. Article 16. Review of the Annexes

  24. Article 17. Committee procedure

  25. Article 18.Transposition

  26. Article 19.Entry into force

  27. Article 20.Addressees

    1. ANNEX I

      GENERAL REGUIREMENTS FOR ALL CLASSES OF LANDFILLS

      1. 1. Location

        1. 1.1. The location of a landfill must take into consideration requirements...

        2. 1.2. The landfill can be authorised only if the characteristics of...

      2. 2. Water control and leachate management

      3. 3. Protection of soil and water

        1. 3.1. A landfill must be situated and designed so as to...

        2. 3.2. The geological barrier is determined by geological and hydrogeological conditions...

        3. 3.3. In addition to the geological barrier described above a leachate...

        4. 3.4. If, on the basis of an assessment of environmental risks...

        5. 3.5. . . . . . . . . . ....

      4. 4. Gas control

        1. 4.1. Appropriate measures shall be taken in order to control the...

        2. 4.2. Landfill gas shall be collected from all landfills receiving biodegradable...

        3. 4.3. The collection, treatment and use of landfill gas under paragraph...

      5. 5. Nuisances and hazards

      6. 6. Stability

      7. 7. Barriers

      8. 8. Temporary storage of metallic mercury

    2. ANNEX II

      WASTE ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA AND PROCEDURES

      1. 1. Introduction

      2. 2. General principles

      3. 3. General procedures for testing and acceptance of waste

      4. 4. Guidelines for preliminary waste acceptance procedures

      5. 5. Sampling of waste

      6. 6. Specific requirements for metallic mercury

    3. ANNEX III

      CONTROL AND MONITORING PROCEDURES IN OPERATION AND AFTER-CARE PHASES

      1. 1. Introduction

      2. 2. Meteorological data

      3. 3. Emission data: water, leachate and gas control

      4. 4. Protection of groundwater

        1. A. Sampling

        2. B. Monitoring

        3. C. Trigger levels

      5. 5. Topography of the site: data on the landfill body

      6. 6. Specific requirements for metallic mercury

    4. ANNEX IV

      IMPLEMENTATION PLAN TO BE SUBMITTED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 5(6)

      1. The implementation plan to be submitted pursuant to Article 5(6)...

      2. assessment of the past, current and projected rates of recycling,...

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