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LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA
April 27 2010
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Background and Competences
The General Directorate on Environmental Assessment ...
APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA
The DGECA, is the institution in charge of planning, managing
and controlling was...
APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA
The General Directorate is the competent institution for waste
and landfills plan...
APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA
Competence Administrative Unit
Policy, legislation, guidance National and regiona...
APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA
Landfills and Extremadura
1989 - First Master Plan for Solid Waste
1997 - Finance...
APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA
The General Director chairs GESPESA, a public company
that manage the landfills a...
APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA
Landfills current situation
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APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA
Hazardous waste
landfills
Non-hazardous
waste landfills
Inert waste
landfills
Tot...
APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA
Identified Landfills
 Former Landfill of Plasencia
 Former landfill of Mérida
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Former Landfill Plasencia
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Former landfill Mérida
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Extremadura have two types of landfills:
1. Inert Landfills
2. Non-Hazardous Wast...
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APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA
Landfill Sealing
• The final sealing of the whole landfill has been made, through...
APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA
Landfill Degasification
• A system for gases collection has been built, consistin...
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Stakeholders | Landfills redevelopment
Extremadura landfill redevelopment Stakeho...
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 Key stakeholders: Local Municipalities
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Next Steps
Giving a suitable solution for waste management in Extremadura is a
co...
APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA
On behalf of the
General Directorate on Environmental Assessment and Quality
Marí...
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  1. 1. LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA April 27 2010
  2. 2. APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA 2 Background and Competences The General Directorate on Environmental Assessment and Quality is part of the Industry, Energy and Environment Ministry of Extremadura Regional Government (South- Western Spain).
  3. 3. APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA The DGECA, is the institution in charge of planning, managing and controlling waste management at regional level in Extremadura, to coordinate and control activities which may affect air and soil quality, and devises strategies and measures to tackle climate change. The water, is responsibility from Hydrographic Basin of the Guadiana. The DGECA is in charge of regulating and controlling waste and landfill management in all Extremadura region. 3
  4. 4. APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA The General Directorate is the competent institution for waste and landfills planning, control and monitoring at regional level in Extremadura. It is fully in the position to elaborate strategies and plans for examining and re-developing landfills in the region. It is the institution that, according to European Directives and national legislation, develops and enforces regional policies in the field of waste planning and landfill redevelopment. 4
  5. 5. APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA Competence Administrative Unit Policy, legislation, guidance National and regional level Implementation Autonomous regions (regional level) Enforcement Autonomous regions (regional level) 5
  6. 6. APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA Landfills and Extremadura 1989 - First Master Plan for Solid Waste 1997 - Financed by the Cohesion Funds was undertaken an ambitious Plan for the sealing of all illegal landfills used to date. 2000 – Integrated Master Plan for Waste Management of the Autonomous Community of Extremadura 2009 – Integrated Waste Plan of Extremadura 6
  7. 7. APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA The General Director chairs GESPESA, a public company that manage the landfills and ECOPARQUES. 7
  8. 8. APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA Landfills current situation 8
  9. 9. APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA Hazardous waste landfills Non-hazardous waste landfills Inert waste landfills Total nº of existing landfills 0 9 390 (Includes points of illegal dumping and neglect uncontrolled waste) Total nº of landfills that are in accordance with Royal Decree 1481/2001 5 2 Nº of closed landfills (where are no further discharges) from july 16, 2001 2 Nº of existing landfills that have been conditioned to comply with this Royal Decree 2 9
  10. 10. APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA Identified Landfills  Former Landfill of Plasencia  Former landfill of Mérida 10
  11. 11. APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA Former Landfill Plasencia 11
  12. 12. APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA Former landfill Mérida 12
  13. 13. APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA Extremadura have two types of landfills: 1. Inert Landfills 2. Non-Hazardous Waste Landfills The identified Landfills (Plasencia and Mérida) are the only ones in the region that are closed according to the Royal Decree 1481/2001.(Transposition Directive (CE)31/1999) 13
  14. 14. APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA 14
  15. 15. APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA Landfill Sealing • The final sealing of the whole landfill has been made, through an extended 50cm thick selected granular material layer over a high density polyethylene waterproofing layer protected by two top and bottom geotextile membranes. • The sealing was topped with 20cm of topsoil and planting native species, meaning the environmental restoration of the land. 15
  16. 16. APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA Landfill Degasification • A system for gases collection has been built, consisting of a manifold equipped with wells, distributed on the surface of the landfill, leading them to a self-regulated torch, ensuring the complete burning of toxins through its high flame temperature and a high retention time. 16
  17. 17. APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA 17
  18. 18. APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA Stakeholders | Landfills redevelopment Extremadura landfill redevelopment Stakeholders: Local Administrations Community in general Waste management Consortia of Badajoz Waste management Consortia of Cáceres GESPESA Project Developers Private sector 18
  19. 19. APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA  Key stakeholders: Local Municipalities 19
  20. 20. APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA Next Steps Giving a suitable solution for waste management in Extremadura is a constant challenge in the regional environmental policy. Waste is one of the most relevant environmental issues in every society and therefore a priority action line of the General Directorate of Environmental Quality and Evaluation is dedicated to increase the efficiency of preventive actions and the use of different materials contained in waste, ensuring environmental protection and human health. The Sufalnet4EU gives the regional government of Extremadura the opportunity to go far on this purpose and plan the redevelopment of some of this closed or abandoned landfills in the region. 20
  21. 21. APRIL 27 2010 | LANDFILLS IN EXTREMADURA On behalf of the General Directorate on Environmental Assessment and Quality María Perez Fernández General Director E-mail: dgeca.iema@juntaextremadura.net 21

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