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Effluent Charging Systems in the EU Member States - Working Paper


Citation

Palinkas, Peter (Ed.) 2001: Effluent Charging Systems in the EU Member States - Working Paper. Luxembourg.

Language
English
Author(s)
Stefani Bär
Petra Michalke
Funding
Year
2001
Published In
Environment Series , ENVI 104 EN
Dimension
134 pp.
Project ID
974
Table of Contents

GLOSSARY
GRAPHIC GLOSSARY
ABBREVIATIONS
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
ZUSAMMENFASSUNG
NOTE DE SYNTHÈSE
INTRODUCTION
PART I: REGULATIONS ON WATER POLLUTION CONTROL
1 Authorisation and control
1.1 Authorisation of discharges
1.2 Responsibilities for monitoring and inspection
1.3 Preliminary conclusions on authorisation and control
2 Investigation and securing the evidence in cases of water pollution
2.1 Investigation and responsibilities
2.2 Securing the evidence
2.3 Preliminary conclusions on investigation and securing the evidence
PART II: EFFLUENT CHARGING SYSTEMS
3 Comparison of effluent charging systems
3.1 Overview of effluent charging systems
3.2 Calculation method and charging basis
3.3 Frequency of collection, and rate reductions
3.4 Revenue from effluent charges
3.5 Q 30 and Q31: Functions and effects of effluent charges
3.6 Preliminary conclusions on the comparison of effluent charging systems
4 Sectors addressed by effluent charges
4.1 Q35 and 36: Charging system for sewage treatment plants, and distribution of costs
4.2 Q37: Agriculture
4.3 Industry
4.4 Q34: Calculation of effluent charges for three textile-finishing factories
4.5 Preliminary conclusions on the different sectors addressed and the example
PART III: POLICY OPTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
5 Summary evaluation of effluent charging systems
5.1 Summary evaluation of regulation and water pollution control (Part I)
5.2 Summary evaluation of effluent charging systems (Part II)
6 Options and recommendations
PART IV: BIBLIOGRAPHY AND ANNEXES
7 Bibliography
7.1 Publications
7.2 National legislation
7.3 EC legislation
8 Annexes
8.1 Q7: Dangerous substances
8.2 EURO Exchange Rates
8.3 Overview: Database on environmental taxes in the Member States of the European Union
8.4 List of the officials who completed questionnaires
8.5 Questionnaire: Waste Water Charging Systems in the Member States (sample)
RECENT ENVIRONMENT SERIES PUBLICATIONS

Keywords
effluent charges, waste water, water, economic instruments, EU Member States, questionnaire, investigation, water police, consumer policy, consumer protection, Europe