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Abstract

This report presents the results of the investigations carried out by the consultants into the following issues:
implementation of Directive 76/464/EEC and its daughter directives in Member States;
Member State (and where relevant regional) strategies aimed at the control of discharges of List I Substances as defined in Directive 76/464/EEC and its daughter directives;
Member State (and where relevant regional) strategies aimed at the control of discharges of List II substances and other hazardous substances as defined in Directive 76/464/EEC and its daughter directives;
the administrative structure of discharge authorisations in Member States including an analysis of the roles of the various authorities or tiers of government involved;
monitoring systems in Member States, including an analysis of their organisation, scope and technical and human resourcing;
the analytical methods used in Member States in the testing of water quality.
Results of comparative analysis of the key issues outlined in this report are presented. This focuses on providing the Commission with an overview of the current situation in Member States. An overview of perceived and actual problems is presented, with the present legislation or administrative systems identified during discussions with officials and organisations in Member States. In addition an analysis of ways in which authorities would like to see the present directives amended or augmented is presented.

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Authors: CEC, CEC Bruxelles (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: Report: EN (1995) 122pp., ECU 17.50
Availability: Available from the (2)
ISBN: ISBN 92-827-5582-7
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