The Environmental Code
Code de l'environment
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France
Year: 
2002 (276/132) / 2018
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Related Policy

Latest edition: 6th of March 2018.

  • Impact surveys linked to projects dealing with field works, constructive works & mining operations (L 122-1 to L 122-3.3 & R 229-65, & R 2141, R 122-7)
  • Pollution linked to exploration works (L 218-32 to L 218-41)
  • Action plan for the marine domain (L 219-7 to L 219.9 & R 331-50)
  • Specific environmental conditions applying to quarries (r 515-1 to r 515-8)
  • Specific conditions applying to underground storage (r 515-9 to r 515-23)
  • Dispositions applying to "installations classées" (r 515-24 to r 515-31)
  • Specific dispositions applying to polluted soils (r 515-31-1 to 515-31-7 & R 557-1-1 to 1-3)
  • Underground storages, application field (L 211-1 to L 211-3 & R 229-66 & Directive 2009/ 31)
  • Underground storage; concession grant (L 231-3 to L 231-6 & L 229-29 & 30)
  • Field works for underground storage (L 261-1 & L 261-2 & R 122-2 & Directive 96/82)
  • Coastal protection (L 321-1 to L 321-10, L 218-32 & L 321 -1 & 2)
  • Laminarian zone & dwelling shores (L 322-1 to L 322-14 & L 321-3 to 7)
  • National Parks (L 331 to L331-29 & L 331-1 to 7)
  • Natural Reserve (L 332-1 to L 332-27 & L 332-13 to 15)
  • Regional natural Parks (L 333-1 to L 333-3 & L 335-1)
  • Protected marine areas (L 334-1 & L 334-2-1 & L 334_3 to 8)
  • Marine natural Parks (L 334 -3 to L 334-8)
  • Landscape protection (L 350-1 & L 350-2)
  • Natural biotope, wild fauna & flora (L 414-1 to L 414-11 & L 418-8)
  • Natural risks (L 561-1 to L 561-5)
  • Natural risk prevention (L 562-1 to L 562-9 & R 655-1)
  • Water, fresh and marine domains (r 210-1 & r 210-2 & L 211 -1 to 14)
  • General regulations and resource management (r 211-1 to r 211-09 & L 214-1 & L 212-3 to 12)
  • Water pollution by dangerous substances (r 211-11.1 to r 211-84)
  • Humid areas (r 211-108 & r 211-109 & L 211 - 1-1)
  • Drinking water & natural mineral waters (r 211 - 110 & R 1321 -6 & 10, R 1332-4)
  • Irrigation waters (r 211-111 to r 211-117)
  • Water management and control schemas (r 212-1 to r 212-11 & R 563-11 to 15, R 565-5 to 7)
  • Water National Committee (L 213 -1)
  • Water & aquatic domains National Office (L 213-2)
  • Integrate management of coastal and offshore domains (L 219-1 to L 219-6)
  • Natural heritage protection (L 1411-1 to L 1411-7)

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