Emissions Reduction

Nigeria: National Guidelines and Standards for Environmental Pollution Control

Malaysia: Environmental Quality (Clean Air) Regulations

These Regulations set emission and effluent discharge limits.  They limited emissions from motor vehicles except for motorcycles (which generally make up more than half of all registered motor vehicles in Malaysia)


Date Implemented: 1978

Status: In Force; Mandatory

References: National Communication to the UNFCCC

Malaysia: Environmental Quality (Open Burning)

This legislation bans open burning and enforces this ban upon penalty of a fine and/or prison time


Date Implemented: 2000

Status: In Force; Mandatory

References: National Communication to the UNFCCC

http://www.jas.sains.my/jas/sob/openburning.htm 

Malaysia: Road Transport Act

This Act regulates the roads of Malaysia and their use (from speed limits to motor insurance, etc.).  In terms of climate provisions, it also regulates vehicle emissions/exhaust.


Date Implemented: 1987

Status: In Force; Mandatory

References: National Communication to the UNFCCC

Malaysia: Environmental Quality Act

This act provides for the prevention, abatement, and control of pollution through licensing, and mandates the conducting of an Environmental Assessment Report for proposed public and private sector projects to determine and prevent or prepare for the environmental consequences of the project. It was brought into effect with the implementation of a subsequent set of specific regulations and laws.


Date Implemented: 1974, ‘85 & ‘95

Costa Rica: Certified Tradable Offsets

Costa Rica: Vehicle Transit Act

Costa Rica has instituted strict emissions requirements for imported vehicles and will not release them without an emissions statement from the country of origin.


Status: In Force; Mandatory

References: http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1093.html

Turkey: Labelling fuel economy and Co2 emissions of new passenger cars- Directive 1999/94/EC


Date Implemented: 2007-2008

References: National Communication to the UNFCCC

http://www.cevreorman.gov.tr/belgeler4/iklimbildirimi.pdf  

 

Turkey: Control of Air Pollution Arising from Motor Vehicles


Date Implemented: 2005

Status: In Force

References: National Communication to the UNFCCC

http://www.cevreorman.gov.tr/belgeler4/iklimbildirimi.pdf  

 

Turkey: Large combustion Plants Directive (LCP-2001/80/EC)

To control pollution from Large Combustion Plants, transpose Large Combustion Plants Directive (LCP-2001/80/EC) prepare action plan/road map for implementation of a policy.


Status: Under Preparation

References: National Communication to the UNFCCC

http://www.cevreorman.gov.tr/belgeler4/iklimbildirimi.pdf