Title: The need for soil protection legislation at EU level 
Resource Type: document --> policy documents 
Country: Germany 
Language(s): English
 
Year: 2018 
Author 1/Producer: German Environment Agency 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Report/Document number/description: Position paper of the German Environment Agency, October 2018 
Publisher Country: Germany 
Publisher web link (root): https://www.umweltbundesamt.de
Report / download web link (=direct link): https://www.umweltbundesamt.de/en/publikationen/the-need-for ...  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->policy and regulatory
Soil-->Soil Overview
 
Short description: The final report of 2017 of the EU-funded “soil inventory” project (2017), a survey of soil protection regulations in EU directives and regulations as well as in national policies, points out the following fundamental shortcomings in EU soil protection law: ▸▸ Fragmentation ▸▸ Lack of coordination (lack of priority setting, insufficient monitoring, inadequate combination of instruments) ▸▸ Insufficient conceptualisation ▸▸ No binding targets 
Submitted By: Professor Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 11/02/2019