Ig-L Measurement Concept Regulation 2012 - Ig-L-Mkv 2012

Original Language Title: IG-L–Messkonzeptverordnung 2012 – IG-L–MKV 2012

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127. Regulation of the Federal Minister for agriculture and forestry, environment and water management on the measuring approach to the Immission Control Act-air (IG-L measurement concept regulation 2012 - IG-L-MKV 2012)

On the basis of § 4 of the pollution control Act-air (IG-L), Federal Law Gazette I no 115/1997, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 77/2010, is prescribed:

1 section

Monitoring of compliance with emission limit values and emission target values of the concentration to the long-lasting protection of human health and the reduction of exposure

Division of the national territory in areas of investigation

1. (1) areas of investigation with regard to the measurement of sulphur dioxide (SO2), carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), PM10, PM2, 5, as well as arsenic (as), cadmium (CD), nickel (NI) and (a) pyrene in the PM10 fraction to the monitoring of emission limits to the permanent protection of human health are the area of each federal State exclusive of the agglomerations referred to in article 2, as well as the urban areas referred to in article 2.

(2) the Federal territory is a study area with regard to the measurement of lead (Pb) in PM10 and benzene to the monitoring of emission limits to the permanent protection of human health.

Urban agglomerations

2. metropolitan areas within the meaning of this regulation are



1. the area of the land Vienna (metropolitan area Vienna), 2 Traun area of the city of Graz and the areas of the municipalities of PAL, Feldkirchen in Gössendorf, Raaba, Grambach, hausmannstätten, Graz, Seiersberg and Hart bei Graz (Graz conurbation), and 3. the area of the city of Linz and the areas of the municipalities of Steyregg, Asten, St. Florian, Leonding, Pasching, and Ansfelden (Linz metropolitan area).

Reference methods for the measurement and data quality objectives

3. (1) the reference methods for the measurement of SO2, CO, NO2, PM10, PM2, 5, Pb in PM10 and benzene, CD, NI and as benzopyrene are laid down in Appendix 1.

(2) for the measurement of SO2, CO, NO2, PM10, PM2, 5, the data quality objectives in accordance with annex 4 apply Pb in PM10 and benzene, CD, NI and as (a) pyrene in the PM10 fraction.

Number of measuring points and their regional distribution

Air quality measurements are § 4 (1) representative of the study area to distribute; they are carried out primarily in major cities as well as in higher polluted areas. In the selection of the measurement locations the population distribution and are to take into account emission situation; Immission areas are anyway. The different climatic and topographic nature spaces within the areas of investigation are representative to cover. Settlements with different loading and population density are to cover such of the air quality monitoring network that statements about the burden on human health are possible through the location of measuring points at locations which are representative of the exposure of the population in General.

(2) the pollutants, NO2 and PM10 are in each study area, except the urban areas, at least



1. a measuring point is representative for the background exposure in rural areas (municipalities with less than 5,000 inhabitants);

2. a measuring point in the urban background in municipalities with a population of 5 000 to 20 000;

3. a measuring point in the urban background in communes with over 20 000 and 100 000 inhabitants.

4. a measuring point in the urban background in municipalities with more than 100,000 inhabitants.

5. a transport middle balance point to measure.

(3) the pollutants, NO2 and PM10 can be measured in metropolitan areas at at least one urban background measurement point and at a nearby traffic balance point.

(4) the pollutant PM2, 5 is to measure at least one urban background measurement place and a traffic-middle balance point in each study area, in which at least two measuring points are operated.

(5) the pollutant CO is to be measured in areas with a population of more than 1 000 000 to at least one traffic-middle balance point.

(6) for the selection of the sites is to follow the criteria set out in annex 2.

§ 5 (1) is 5 and (a) pyrene for the air pollutants SO2, CO, NO2, PM10, PM2, in the PM10 fraction per study area pursuant to § 5 para 1 to set up the minimum number of measurement sites listed in table 1 IG-L and to operate. The trend measurement points according to § 26, as well as the benzo(a)pyren-Messstellen according to § 5 paragraph 5 are part of this minimum number.

Table 1: minimum number of measuring points per pollutant per study area (additional out tergrundmessstellen the Federal Environmental Agency in parenthesis)



Study area





SO2





NO2





PM10





PM2, 5 (*)





(A) pyrene in PM10





CO





BenzoL(*)







Burgenland





2 (1)





3 (1)





3 (1)





1 (1)





(1)





(1)





0







Carinthia





5 (1)





5 (1)





6 (1)





3





4





1(1)





1







Lower Austria





11 (1)





11 (1)





12 (1)





6 (1)





4





2





0







Upper Austria without BR Linz





4 (2)





6 (2)





6 (2)





4 (1)





3





2





1







BR Linz





4





6





6





3





1





2





1







Salzburg





2





5





5





2





2





2





1







Styria without BR Graz





6





9 (1)





4 (1)





3





4





1





0







BR Graz





3





5





6





3





1





2





1







Tyrol





2





6





6





3





3





2





1







Vorarlberg





0





4





4





2





1





1





1







Vienna





7





12





12





6





2





3





2







Sum





46 (5)





72 (6)





70 (6)





36 (3)





25 (1)





18 (2)





9





(*) For the measurement of benzene toluene also are possible, Ethylbenzene, and Xylenes.
(**) At least half of the PM2, 5 Messstellen in each investigation area is also PM10 using the same method to measure.

(2) in every town with more than 100 000 inhabitants, the reference method specified in Appendix 1 or equivalent gravimetric procedure to be applied is at least on a PM10 measuring point in the central area of settlement and a traffic-middle balance point.

(3) which has PM2, 5-measurement for the AEI in accordance with § 2 par. 19 IG-L in the cities of Vienna, Graz, Linz, Salzburg and Innsbruck at the measuring points



1 Vienna Währing belt/AKH, 2. Graz Nord, 3. Linz City Park, 4. Salzburg fief and 5 Innsbruck Centre to be carried out. At these sites, the measurement is at least until the end of 2020 with the reference method referred to in annex 1 or equivalent gravimetric method perform. In the event that due to external reasons the conveyance or transfer one of those measuring is necessary, is in time for a replacement site provision to meet who is equal; This shall be documented by means of parallel measurements.

(4) the measurement of heavy metals Pb, as, CD and NI in PM10 has to be at least at the locations listed in table 2.

Table 2: measuring points for heavy metals in PM10



PB





As





CD





NI







Illmitz





x





x





x





x







Graz





x





x





x





x







Arnoldstein





x





x





x





 







Treibach





 





 





x





x







Linz (new world)





x





x





x





x







Leoben-Donawitz





x





x





x





x







Brixlegg





x





x





x





x





(5) the measurement of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) (in any case, benzo benzo benzo benzo(j)fluoranthen, benzo(k)fluoranthen, Indeno(1,2,3-c,d)pyren and Dibenz(a,h)anthracen) has the measuring points)



1 Illmitz, 2. Graz Süd, 3.

Linz new world and 4th Zederhaus to be carried out.

Additional measuring points

§ 6. The Governor has to operate more measuring points according to § 5 ABS. 2 IG-L, in addition to the locations specified in tables 1 and 2 If this to the verification of compliance with the in the appendices 1, 4 and 5 of the IG-L and a regulation in accordance with article 3 par. 5 IG-L of set Immissionsgrenz-,-ziel-and alarm values is required.

Announcement of the locations of the measuring points and the measurement procedure by the Governor

7. (1) the Governor has locations in accordance with § 5 IG-L to check the-ziel-in Appendix 1, 4 and 5 IG-L of set Immissionsgrenz-, and alarm values constantly operated locations until at the latest 1 February of each calendar year by connecting a location description for new locations, the requirements of decision 97/101/EC establishing a reciprocal exchange of information and data from networks and individual stations measuring ambient air pollution within the Member States , OJ No. L 35 p. 14, as last amended by decision 2001/752/EC, OJ No. L 282 of the 26.10.2001 corresponds to p. 69, to report to the Federal Minister of agriculture and forestry, environment and water management. Also the date of commissioning is to specify new locations. If nothing else is stated, the messages are valid for the entire calendar year. It is also to report the method for the sampling and measurement of relevant pollutants and to document that this is equivalent to the reference method or equivalent method in accordance with Appendix 1. The list of sites is published in the Internet on the homepage of the Federal Ministry of agriculture and forestry, environment and water management.

(2) Vorerkundungsmessstellen are the Federal Ministry of agriculture and forestry, to report environmental and water management in advance, notifying them of the date of commissioning. The Federal Minister for agriculture and forestry, environment and water management has to publish the locations of these measuring points in the same way as the permanently operated measuring points.

(3) the reasons for the choice of the site must be documented with photographs of the environment in the cardinal directions and a detailed map. A corresponding documentation is to lead from the Governor and to update once a year.

Equipment of measurement and measurement centres

Meteorological sizes, in any case, wind direction and wind speed are section 8 (1) of at least half of the Immissionsmessstellen as a whole operated in accordance with table 1 (§ 5 para 1) in each study area, except in urban areas, constantly to capture. At at least one measuring point per study area are the air temperature, the relative humidity, the solar radiation and sunshine duration to capture.

(2) as regards the requirements for measuring instruments and methods of analysis are the reference method referred to in annex 1 or any other procedure, whose Equivalised has been demonstrated.

§ 9 (1) to secure the exchange of measurement data is each measurement unit with appropriate facilities for the transmission of data, to provide data storage and data processing.

(2) the measurement of continuously registering measuring devices are hourly if possible, at least twice a day with data transmission to the measuring head office to submit; all other data are to be archived in an appropriate form in the measuring unit.

(3) to ensure of the availability of the measured data (§ 3 para 1) reserve units have for each study area to be available. With regard to the aspired availability, the number of reserve gauge for all pollutants which are laid down in this regulation, at least 10% of the number of measurement points of the component, but at least a meter has to be.

Quality assurance of measurement data

Each measurement operator has 10 (1) to ensure the traceability of the measurement data and the quality assurance and quality control in accordance with the provisions in annex 4.

(2) ensure the comparability and traceability of measurement results is done by measuring network operators at least once a year through the connection to the primary or reference standards of a reference laboratory referred to in article 3 of Directive 2008/50/EC on the assessment and management of air quality, OJ No. L 152 of the may S. 1, and through regular participation in interlaboratory tests.

11. (1) the Federal Environmental Agency has once a year its reference and primary standards for SO2, nitric oxide (NO), CO and benzene (active sampling) the main compatriots to the comparison to to provide. Also for components that are not directly related to primary or reference standards can be fed back, as well as for physical variables, which have direct influence on measuring results and their comparability, has appropriate quality assurance measures to develop the Federal Environmental Agency as well as to organize comparative measurements or interlaboratory tests and perform. Measuring network operators can use other reference laboratories. The Austrian reference laboratories provide national and international matching their primary and reference standards at least once a year safely.

(2) the measuring network operators have in turn to ensure the traceability of the collected measurements.

Formation of measurement data of continuously registrant gauges

Section 12 (1) the measurement of continuously registering emission measuring devices have to stand as a half-hourly average values.

(2) valid half-hourly average values are to make up at least 75% of valid raw values.

(3) the dates in the immission measurement data banks must be done in GMT.

(4) all readings are marked with the ending date and time of the measurement period.

(5) the criteria for the calculation of one hour averages, eight hours averages, daily average values, monthly means, winter averages and year averages are laid down in annex 6 IG-L.

Determination of the assessment period

§ 13. The assessment period for the in the appendices 1, 2 and 5 IG-L listed pollutants is the calendar year.

Before exploring measurements

§ 14. For carrying out preliminary exploration measurements according to § 5 para 2, IG-L are to provide appropriate instruments and infrastructure (such as containers, facilities for the calibration and data acquisition) by every measurement operator.

Transfer and dissolution of measuring points

Section 15 (1) locations that serve the monitoring of compliance with the emission limit values in annex 1 IG-L, can be transferred in compliance with the requirements referred to in paragraphs 4 and 5 within a study area or abandoned, unless a value of 80% of immission limit within three calendar years referred to in Appendix 1 IG-L has not been exceeded and it is not about trend measurement points.

(2) the transfer or conveyance of a measuring point at which a value was recorded by more than 80% of immission limit within three calendar years referred to in Appendix 1 IG-L, shall only take place if



1. the requirements referred to in paragraphs 4 and 5 are met;

2. ensure that in the event of a transfer of the measuring point to a new location away, which is representative for the same area and has a similar impact as the original site, and that in the case of a conveyance a measuring point remains, which is representative for the same area and has at least as high as the measuring point to declining; is and 3 does not involve's trend monitoring sites.

(3) the transfer of a trend measurement point is allowed, if due to special, not in the sphere of influence of the measurement operator circumstances which have significant influence on the measurement results, the location of the trend measurement point is no longer representative of the area. In this case, a replacement site to choose that is representative for the same area and has a similar impact as the original site is timely.

Proper application of the provisions

16. If the sections 2 to 7 contain no special provisions, the provisions of section 1 shall apply mutatis mutandis article.

2. section

Monitoring of compliance with the emission limits of dust precipitation and its ingredients to the permanent protection of human health

Division of the national territory in areas of investigation

§ 17. Each land is a study area with regard to the measurement of dust precipitation as well as Pb and CD in the dust precipitation in regard to the monitoring of emission limits to the permanent protection of human health.

Reference methods for measurement

§ 18. For the measurement of dust precipitation, as well as the sampling of Pb and CD in the dust precipitation, a measurement procedure in accordance with Appendix 1 is to be applied.

Number of measuring points and their regional distribution

Section 19 (1) the Governor has IG-L in accordance with § 5 measurements of dust precipitation, as well as making of Pb and CD in the dust precipitation; These are to perform at least on the immission areas which are to be determined in appropriate preliminary investigations. The measuring points are representative to communities of different population to distribute. Possible to measure are also as and NI.


(2) measurements of the deposition of heavy metals Pb, as, CD and NI should be at least at the following industry-related sites:



1 Arnold stone, 2. Linz, 3. Leoben-Donawitz and 4 Brixlegg.

(3) with regard to the announcement of the locations of the measuring points, article 7 shall apply.

Quality assurance of measurement data

§ 20. Each measurement operator is responsible for the quality of the data collected in its network. To do this is to build a quality assurance corresponding to the requirements of and quality control system and to apply, where except to proceed uniformly across Austria in exceptional cases.

Establishment of the evaluation period

§ 21. The assessment period is one calendar year for dust precipitation as well as Pb, as, CD and NI in the dust precipitation.

3. section

Background measurement and determination of the proportion of import-export

Location of measuring points and measuring range

Section 22 (1) operates the Federal Environmental Agency the national background measuring network, which covers the measuring points Enzenkirchen (Upper Austria), Pillersdorf (lower Austria) and Klöch (Styria) Illmitz, Sonnblick, Vorhegg and Zöbelboden locations referred to IG-L in addition to the in article 5, paragraph 1.

(2) which are measurements for determining the proportion of import-export in the framework of the "joint programme for the measurement and evaluation of the long-range transport of pollutants in Europe" (EMEP) by the German Federal Environmental Agency at the background site Illmitz in the framework of the UNECE Convention on long-range transboundary air pollution, BGBl. No. 158/1983 carried out.

(3) the minimum requirements for the measuring program referred to in paragraph 1 are listed in table 3.

Table 3: Minimum requirements for the measurement program in the national background monitoring network



SO2





NO2, NO.





CO





PM10





PM2, 5







Enzenkirchen





x





x





 





x





x







Illmitz





x





x





x





x





x







Klöch





 





x





 





x





 







Pillersdorf





x





x





 





x





x







Sonnblick





 





x





x





 





 







Vorhegg





x





x





x





x





 







Zöbelboden





x





x





 





x





 





(4) the following pollutants are measured at the test point Illmitz:



1. the PAHs benzo benzo benzo benzo(j)fluoranthen, benzo(k)fluoranthen, Indeno(1,2,3-c,d)pyren and Dibenz(a,h)anthracen in the PM10 fraction;

2. heavy metals Pb, as, CD and NI in the PM10 fraction and total gaseous mercury (Hg);

3. sulphate, nitrate, ammonium, elemental carbon, organic carbon, NA +, Ca2 +, K +, Mg2 + and CL - in the PM2, 5 group;

4. the deposition of heavy metals of Pb, as, CD, NI and Hg, as well as the PAHs benzo benzo benzo benzo(j)fluoranthen, benzo(k)fluoranthen, Indeno(1,2,3-c,d)pyren and Dibenz(a,h)anthracen.

(5) in addition to the Mindestmessumfang referred to in table 3 operates the federal environmental agency locations or air pollutants that serve to the preliminary assessment for directives and provide complementary information for already regulated air pollutants.

(6) at all measurement locations (except Sonnblick and Klöch) referred to in table 3 are at least the meteorological parameters wind direction and wind speed, air temperature, relative humidity, air pressure, to measure solar radiation and sunshine duration.

(7) the measurement of wet deposition (analysis of sulphate, nitrate, ammonium, and inorganic cations) has by the respective Provincial Governor at selected sites, which are representative for the entry of acidifying and eutrophying pollutants in Austria, to be carried out.

Quality assurance of measurement data

section 23. The quality of measurement data, the data quality objectives in accordance with annex 4 are to be used. The reference methods for the measurement of mercury, PAHs, and the deposition of as, CD, NI, and PAHs are set in annex 1.

Transmission of the measured data

§ 24. The Federal Environmental Agency is responsible for the timely delivery of results of data on the EMEP measurement points according to the schedule specified by the EMEP Steering Committee at the EMEP programme centre.

4 section

Measurement for the detection of long-term trends

Measuring range

§ 25. Trend measurement points must be selected for the following pollutants:



1. sulphur dioxide (SO2) 2. nitrogen dioxide (NO2) 3. oxides of nitrogen (NOx) 4. carbon monoxide (CO) 5 PM10 and PM2, 5 6 lead (Pb) in PM10 7 benzene 8 (a) pyrene.

Number and location of measuring points

26. (1) the number and the locations of trend monitoring sites and the pollutants being measured at these sites are laid down in Appendix 3.

(2) the background measuring points of the Federal Environmental Agency in accordance with article 22, paragraph 1 are considered trend measurement points referred to in paragraph 1.

5. section

Monitoring of compliance with emission limit values and emission target values for the protection of ecosystems and vegetation

Division of the national territory in areas of investigation

§ 27. The area of each federal State exclusive of the agglomerations referred to in article 2 is a study area with regard to the measurement of SO2, NO2 and NOx to the monitoring of emission limits and emission target values for the protection of ecosystems and vegetation.

Type of measurement

Appendix 1 applies paragraph 28 concerning the technical requirements for the measuring instruments for SO2, NO2 and NOx and the rules governing the operation of the measuring points.

Number of measuring points and their regional distribution

Section 29 (1) for the control of the compliance with the limit values for the protection of ecosystems and vegetation is to establish the minimum number of measuring points in table 4 above, and to operate, which includes also the measuring points of the Federal Environmental Agency in accordance with section 22. On the large-scale site criteria, the factors referred to in Appendix 2 for measuring points for the protection of ecosystems and vegetation are taken into account.

Table 4: minimum number of measuring points per pollutant per study area (additional measuring points of the Federal Environmental Agency in parenthesis)



Research area /.

Land area





SO2





NO2, NOx







Burgenland





(1)





(1)







Carinthia





1 (1)





2 (1)







Lower Austria





2 (1)





2 (1)







Upper Austria





1 (2)





1 (2)







Salzburg





0





1







Styria





2





1 (1)







Tyrol





0





1







Vorarlberg





0





1







Vienna





0





0







Sum





6. (5)





9 (6)





(2) with regard to the announcement of the locations of the measuring points, article 7 shall apply.

6 article

Measurement of greenhouse gases

section 30. Of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) measured at the test point Sonnblick and CO with automatically registering instruments by the Federal Environmental Agency. The measurement of greenhouse gas is methane (CH4) at least a suitable background measuring point by the Federal Environmental Agency.

7 section

Reporting

Data exchange

Section 31 (1) each measuring network operator data that are measured to monitor the limits laid down in annex 1 IG-L in the form of half hour averages if possible every hour, but at least two times a day has the immission data Federation in accordance with § 6 IG-L forward, to make them accessible to all measurement operators.

(2) the measuring network operators provide the corresponding final controlled data and information § 35 par. 2 and § 36 Federal Environmental Agency for the fulfilment of the reporting obligations in accordance with no later than 30 April of the following year.

(3) for the fulfilment of the reporting obligations in accordance with article 35, paragraph 2, and section 36 are all data that is not available as a half-hourly average values, to provide the Federal Environmental Agency electronically by 30 April of the following year by the Governor.

(4) the Federal Environmental Agency has to put the measurement operator type and scope of data required for the fulfilment of this reporting requirements and information each until 31 January of each calendar year in knowledge.

Evaluation, documentation and publication of data

32. (1) each measuring network operator has a day report on the measurement of continuously registering emission measuring instruments and the values derived from the locations operated by him, to publish a monthly report and an annual report. On the measurement of PM10 and PM2, 5 is, if this were collected by means of gravimetric method, a monthly report and publish an annual report.


(2) the Federal Environmental Agency has about these metrics and the characteristic values derived in addition a nationwide daily air quality report as well as to publish an international annual report within the framework of the report referred to in section 35, paragraph 2.

(3) all the values are in the same unit as the limit, alarm or target value in accordance with appendices 1, 2, type 4 and 5 IG-L and regulations made pursuant to section 3 para 5 IG-L.

(4) the Federal Environmental Agency has to provide constantly up-to-date information on ambient concentrations of measured pollutants in the Internet to the public. For SO2, NO2, CO and PM10, if this size with continuously registering measuring devices is determined, is the information to update at least once a day. Information on PM10 and PM2, 5 provided that these sizes be gravimetrically determined, is to update monthly.

Day report

33. (1) the Governor has a daily report on the pollution with SO2, CO, NO2 and PM10, if this size with continuously registering measuring devices to determine the according to § 5 to create IG-L in the State-operated locations and anyway, from Monday to Friday, if these days are working days, to publish. The measured values of the background measuring points are if they are determined with continuously registering measuring devices, integrated into the daily report of that federal State, in which the respective measuring point is located.

(2) the Federal Environmental Agency has daily a nationwide air quality report on the previous day with SO2, CO, NO2 and PM10 pollution, if this size with continuously registering measuring devices to determine the according to § 5 to create IG-L in the Federal territory operated locations and anyway, from Monday to Friday, if these days are working days, to publish.

Monthly report of the measuring network operators

34. (1) each measuring network operators has each at the latest three months after the end of one month to publish a monthly report anyway, about the readings collected by him in the context of the enforcement of the pollution control act with continuously registering measuring devices this month, as well as the results of PM10 and PM2, 5-measurement, if these gravimetrically,.

(2) the monthly report has disclosed the following information to do so anyway, separately for measuring points and air pollutants:



1 overruns the border, alarm and target values in accordance with Appendix 1, 4 and 5 IG-L and a regulation in accordance with article 3 par. 5 is IG-L, except PM10 as well as those limits, the averaging time of the calendar year, in any case, stating the day and reading;

2. maximum averages, are how to make IG-L according to the limit and target values in accordance with appendices 1 and 5 IG-L and a regulation in accordance with § 3, subsection 5, for that month;

3. the monthly mean values;

4. the availability.

(3) for excess 1 border referred to, alarm and target values is Z in para 2 to make a determination in accordance with § 7 IG-L.

(4) in the case of exceedance of limit values according to annex 1 IG-L is to specify whether making IG-L is a status survey in accordance with § 8.

Annual report of the measuring network operators

Section 35 (1) who has to publish an annual report until July 31 of the following year Governor. The annual report has to include at least:



1. the annual mean values of pollutants to be measured in accordance with appendices 1 and 2 IG-L, as well as oxides of nitrogen (NOx) for the calendar year;

2. information about overruns in appendices 1, 2, 4 and 5 of the IG-L, as well as in regulations made pursuant to section 3 para 5 IG-L mentioned limit, alarm or target values, anyway, of the measuring points, the amount and the frequency of exceedance;

3. details of the measurement procedures used;

4. a characterization of the measuring points;

5. reports before sensing measurements and their results, in particular about overruns observed in the appendices 1, 2, 4, and 5 IG-L mentioned limit, alarm and target values;

6. a comparison with the annual average of the preceding calendar years.

(2) the Federal Environmental Agency has until 31 August of the following year a nationwide annual report on the results of measurements of benzene, PM2, 5, as well as Pb, as, CD, NI and (a) pyrene in the PM10 fraction and an Austria-wide overview report on the results of the measurements of the other air pollutants to publish. This report has been at least the annual mean values, as well as information about overruns in appendices 1, 2, to include 4 and 5 IG-L mentioned limit, alarm and target values, as well as the value of the AEI in accordance with section 7 paragraph 2 IG-L. The annual report, compiled by the Federal Environmental Agency, includes also the ingredients of PM2, 5 as well as the deposition of heavy metals and PAHs.

(3) in the case of exceeding limit, alarm and target values in accordance with appendices 1, 2, 4 and 5 of the IG-L, as well as a regulation in accordance with article 3 par. 5, IG-L is to record a statement in accordance with § 7 IG-L in the reports referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2. Limits in accordance with appendices 1 and 2 IG-L and limits that are set in a regulation pursuant to section 3 para 5, IG-L is to specify whether making IG-L is a status survey in accordance with § 8.

Reporting obligations in accordance with the guidelines and decisions of the European Union

section 36. The Federal Minister for agriculture and forestry, environment and water management of the Federal Environmental Agency relies for the fulfilment of the reporting obligations in accordance with the following directives and decisions:



1. Directive 91/692/EEC standardising and rationalising reports on the implementation of certain environmental directives, OJ No. L 377 of 31.12.1991 S. 48, as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1882/2003, OJ No. L 284 of 31.10.2003 p. 1;

2. Directive 2008/50/EC on air quality and cleaner air for Europe, OJ No. L 152 of the 11.6.2008 p. 1;

3. is decision 2004/461/EC laying down a questionnaire to use for annual reporting on the assessment of the ambient air quality in accordance with directives 96/62/EC and 1999/30/EC and directives 2000/69/EC and 2002/3/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council OJ No. L 156 of 30.04.2004 p. 90, as amended by corrigendum, OJ No. L 202 of the 07.06.2004 p. 63;

4. Directive 2004/107/EC on arsenic, cadmium, mercury, nickel and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the air, OJ No L 23 of the 26.01.2005 S. 3, as last amended by Regulation (EC) No. 219/2009, OJ No. L 87 of March 31, 2009 p. 109; and 5 Commission implementing decision 2011/850/EC laying down rules for Directive 2004/107/EC and Directive 2008/50/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council in regard to the exchange of information and reporting on the quality of air, OJ L 335 of 12 p. 86.

8 section

Review of measurement concept regulation

section 37. A review of measurement concept regulation is in any case at intervals of five years after entry into force of the measurement concept regulation making.

9 section

Final provisions

Gender-neutral designation

section 38. The function used in this regulation and person names are gender-neutral.

Entry into force; Expiry of

§ 39. This Regulation shall at the end of the day of their by-laws in force; at the same time the regulation on the measurement concept to the Immissions Protection Act air, Federal Law Gazette II No. 263/2004, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette II No. 500/2006, override.

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