Categories: Spain

Greenhouse gas emission control and the greenhouse effect

The purpose of this Act is to transpose Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 October 2003 to establish a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading in order to promote reductions in greenhouse gas emissions in an effective and economically efficient manner. Click here

Responsibility for environmental damage

This law regulates the responsibility of operators to prevent, avoid and remedy environmental damage, in accordance with Article 45 of the Constitution and the principles of prevention and “polluter pays”. Click here

Waste and contaminated land management

To regulate waste management by promoting measures to prevent the generation of waste and mitigate the adverse impacts on human health and the environment associated with its generation and management, improving efficiency in the use of resources. It also aims to regulate the legal regime for contaminated land. Click here

Conservation of Natural Spaces and Wild Flora and Fauna

The purpose of this Law, in compliance with Article 45.2 and in accordance with the provisions of Article 149.1.23 of the Constitution, is to establish rules for the protection, conservation, restoration and improvement of natural resources and, in particular, those relating to natural areas and wild flora and fauna. Click here

Conservation of Natural Heritage and Biodiversity

Establish the basic legal regime for the conservation, sustainable use, enhancement and restoration of natural heritage and biodiversity, as part of the duty to conserve and the right to enjoy an environment suitable for the development of the individual, established in Article 45.2 of the Constitution. Click here

Law 30/2014, of 3 December, on National Parks

To establish the basic legal regime to ensure the conservation of the national parks and the Network they form, as well as the different instruments of coordination and collaboration. Click here