Contaminated Land: Quick Facts

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Contaminated land is defined legally as land where substances could cause significant harm to people or protected species, or significant pollution of surface waters or groundwater.

Contaminated Land: In-depth

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Contaminated land describes land polluted by heavy metals, oils, chemicals, gases, asbestos or radioactive substances. Where land is contaminated, it may present a risk to human health, ecosystems, water quality and property.

Landfill: Quick Facts

Monday, May 18, 2020

Landfill legislation derives from the EU Landfill Directive 99/31/EC, as amended by Directive 2018/850/EU.

Landfill: In-depth

Monday, May 18, 2020

This topic describes the requirements of the EU Landfill Directive 99/31/EC, as amended by Directive 2018/850/EU, the provisions of which affect both waste producers and landfill site operators.