Emissions – news on fluorinated gas management

(DPR n. 43, date 27/01/2012; Communication n. 88 – 15 April 2013; D.Lgs. n. 26, date 5/03/2013)

A.  Delayed application to national register

It has been delayed by law the deadline for application to the national web register, for companies that manages equipments containing fluorinated greenhouse gases. All persons and company responsible have to apply before the new deadline (12/06/2013).

Application to the Register can be fullfilled only via web. For any clarification you can consult a specific section on the website of the Ministry for Environment (www.fgas.it/).

B.  New declaration on fluorinated gas emissions by 31/05/2013

It is now available the form to declare information regarding emissions quantities of fluorinated gas, as defined by art. 16, comma 1, of D.P.R. n. 43/2012.

This declaration has to be sent to ISPRA by 31 May of each year, with the specific form, available through this link: www.sinanet.isprambiente.it/it/fgas.

You can find attached the form to be used for 2013 declaration. Information in section 1, 2 and 3 has to be communicated.

We remind that operators of refrigerating equipment, heat pump, air conditioning, containing 3 kg or more of greenhouse fluorinated gas, are required to sent the form.

Owners of the equipments can be defined as “operators”, in so far as these owners have not appointed a third person to carry out controls on these equipments.

C.  Defined penalties for violation of the obligations relating to the management of fluorinated gases

With Legislative Decree no. N. 26/2013 have been defined penalties for non-fulfillment of EC Regulation no. 842/2006 and Presidential Decree no. 43/2012.

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