Commissione europea e Direttiva Quadro Acqua Stampa
Giovedì 12 Marzo 2015 15:10

La Commissione Europea ha pubblicato il suo quarto rapporto relativo all'implementazione della Water Framework Directive, insieme ad una comunicazione formale al P.E.. In allegato trovate il comunicato stampa e la comunicazione, disponibili solo in inglese; qui sotto una "presentazione" dell'iniziativa (i link puntano ai documenti sul sito dell'Unione Europea).

Water Framework Directive (WFD) Implementation Reports

The Commission has to assess the progress in the implementation of the WFD in certain intervals and to inform the European Parliament, the Council and the public about the results of its assessments (see Article 18 WFD).

The fourth implementation report – assessment of the Water Framework Directive Programmes of Measures and the Flood Directive (2015)

In accordance with Article 18.4 of the Water Framework Directive (WFD) the Commission must publish in 2015 an interim report to the European Parliament and to the Council on the implementation of this Directive. It has to include a review of progress in the implementation of the Programmes of Measures planned by Member States in their River Basin Management Plans. The interim report is based on the analysis of the reports submitted by Member States in accordance with Article 15.3 and it also provides suggestions for the improvement of future Programmes of Measures to be inserted in the update of the River Basin Management Plans, due at the latest by 22/12/2015. In order to identify and build on existing synergies with the Floods Directive (FD) it also includes a section on the assessment of that Directive's implementation.

This 4th WFD implementation report was adopted on 9 March 2015 and consists of the following documents: