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Renewable Energy Sources Act 2017 (Eneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz 2017, EEG 2017)

Long Title: Gesetz für den Ausbau erneuerbarer Energien 2017

In the version of 21 July 2014 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 1066, entry into force 1 August 2014), last amended on 17 July 2017 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 2532, entry into force 25 July 2017). The title “EEG 2017” was adopted on 13 October 2016 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 2258, entry into force 1 January 2017).

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Waste Water Charges Act (Abwasserabgabengesetz, AbwAG) – Excerpts

Long title: Act Pertaining to Charges Levied for Discharging Waste Water into Waters (Gesetz über Abgaben für das Einleiten von Abwasser in Gewässer)

In the version published on 3 November 1994 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 3370), most recently amended by the Act of 25 August 1998 (Federal law Gazette I p. 2455)

Translation provided by Inter Nationes and reproduced with kind permission.
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Federal Water Act (Wasserhaushaltsgesetz, WHG) – Excerpts

Long title: Act on Managing Water Resources

In the version published on 12 November 1996 (Federal Law Gazette I p 1695), most recently amended by an Act of 3 May 2000 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 632)

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Federal Soil Protection Act (Bodenschutzgesetz, BBodSchG) – Excerpts

Long title: Act on Protection against Harmful Changes to Soil and on Rehabilitation of Contaminated Sites

In the version published on 17 March 1998 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 502).

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Federal Nature Conservation Act (Bundesnaturschutzgesetz, BNatSchG) – Excerpts

Long title: Conservation of Nature and of Landscapes Act (Gesetz über Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege)

In the version published on 21 September 1998 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 2994)

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Federal Immission Control Act (Bundes-Immisionsschutzgesetz, BImSchG) – Excerpts

Long title: Act on the Prevention of Harmful Effects on the Environment caused by Air Pollution, Noise, Vibration and Similar Phenomena (Gesetz zum Schutz vor schädlichen Umwelteinwirkungen durch Luftverunreinigungen, Geräuschen, erschütterungen und ähnliche Vorgänge)

As amended and promulgated on 14 May 1990 (Federal Law Gazette I. p. 880), as last amended by Article 1 of the Act of 3 May 2000 (Federal Law Gazette I. p. 632)

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Environmental Impacts Assessment Act (Gesetz über die Umweltverträglichkeitsprüfung, UVPG) – Excerpts

Long title: Act on the Assessment of Environmental Impacts

In the version published on 12 February 1990 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 205), as last amended by an Act of 18 August 1997 (Federal Law Gazette I p. 2081)

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Environmental Information Act (Umweltinformationsgesetz, UIG)

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Closed Substance Cycle Waste Management Act (Kreislaufwirtschafts- und Abfallgesetz, KrW-/AbfG) – Excerpts

Long title: Act for Promoting Closed Substance Cycle Waste Management and Ensuing Environmentally Compatible Waste Disposal (Gesetz zur Förderung der Kreislaufwirtschaft und Sicherung der umnweltverträglichen Beseitigung von Abfällen)

In the version published on 27 September 1994 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 2705), most recently amended by the Act of 3 May 2000 (Federal Law Gazette I, page 632).

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Chemicals Act (Chemikaliengesetz, ChemG) – Excerpts

Long title: Act on the Protection Against Hazardous Substances (Gesetz zum Schutz vor gefährlichen Stoffen)

In the version published on 25 July 1994 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 1703), as last amended by an Act of 14 May 1998 (Federal Law Gazette I, p. 950)

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