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Environmental acts and regulations

  1. 1. Environmental acts and regulations AE 315 A.Y. 2013-2014 June 13, 2013
  2. 2. Why there are laws for environmental protection?  Disseminate knowledge and urge environment protection  Sustainability
  3. 3. Local environmental acts and regulations  PhilSCA solid waste management  Pasay city ordinance on the ban of use of plastic bags
  4. 4. National environmental acts and regulations  Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000  Presidential Decree No. 1067 - The Water Code of the Philippines  Presidential Decree No. 1152 - Philippine Environment Code  Presidential Decree No. 705 - Revised Forestry Code of the Philippines
  5. 5. National environmental acts and regulations  Presidential Decree No. 856 - Code on Sanitation of the Philippines  Presidential Decree No. 979 - Marine Pollution Decree of 1976  Republic Act No. 6969 - Toxic Substances and Hazardous and Nuclear Wastes Control Act of 1990
  6. 6. National environmental acts and regulations  Republic Act No. 8749 - Clean Air Act of 1999  Republic Act No. 8752 - The Anti-Dumping Act of 1999  Republic Act No. 9003 - Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000  Republic Act No. 9147 - Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act
  7. 7. National environmental acts and regulations  Republic Act No. 9275 - Clean Water Act  Republic Act No. 9512 - Environmental Awareness Act  Republic Act No. 9514 - Revised Fire Code of the Philippines of 2008  The Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998
  8. 8. International environmental acts and regulations  Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP), Geneva, 1979.  Environmental Protection: Aircraft Engine Emissions, Annex 16, vol. 2 to the 1944 Chicago Convention on Civil Aviation, Montreal, 1981.  Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), New York, 1992, including the Kyoto Protocol, 1997.
  9. 9. International environmental acts and regulations  Georgia Basin-Puget Sound International Airshed Strategy, Vancouver, Statement of Intent, 2002.  Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer, Vienna, 1985, including the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, Montreal 1987.
  10. 10. Kyoto protocol  International agreement linked to the united nations framework convention on climate change
  11. 11. Overview map of states committed to greenhouse gas (GHG) limitations in the first Kyoto Protocol period (2008–2012)
  12. 12. Dark grey = Annex I Parties who have agreed to reduce their GHG emissions below their individual base year levels (see definition in this article) Grey = Annex I Parties who have agreed to cap their GHG emissions at their base year levels Pale grey = Non-Annex I Parties who are not obligated by caps or Annex I Parties with an emissions cap that allows their emissions to expand above their base year levels or countries that have not ratified the Kyoto Protocol

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