Categories:Benelux,Environment

Wallonia plans overhaul of the soil pollution statue

The Walloon government has adopted a (first reading) draft to amend the Current Soil Clean Up Statute. This draft now requires a second reading before submitting to the Walloon Parliament. It is expected that the amended Soil Statute will be adopted by the end of 2013.

This publication summarises the main modifications if the draft amendment is adopted under its current form. The changes are important and could significantly increase the burden on companies having to deal with real estate and soil pollution in the Walloon region.

The entry into force of the Soil Statute has been an issue up until now. Although most of its provisions initially entered into force on 6 June 2009, the Soil Statute could not be implemented until the adoption of a number of implementing reference instruments such as the Code of Good Practices…

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