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Environmental expert: Approval

Environmental experts are informed by the Law implementing Regulation (EC) No 1221/2009 on the voluntary participation of organisations in a Community system for environmental management and audit and the repeal of Regulation (EC) No. 761/2001, as well as Commission Decisions 2001/681EC and 2006/193/EC (UAG), granted the right to certify to organisations (industrial, service companies or other entities) compliance with the requirements of the European Eco-Audit System (EMAS).

In addition, environmental experts are entitled, depending on their areas of approval, also in the legal areas Of the End-of-Life Vehicle Ordinance, the Renewable Energy Act, the Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act, the Waste Management Ordinance, Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Act, Act to Promote the Circular Economy and Ensure Environmentally Sound Management of Waste (Circular Economy Act - KrWG) and Packaging Ordinance.

To do this, environmental experts must go through a special approval process and demonstrate the necessary expertise and reliability.
Environmental experts are approved for one or more industries. In these, they can draw up the certificates and certificates required by the legislator. The statutory approval and supervisory procedure ensures the quality of the environmental experts.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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