The article summarizes the authors' experience with environmental impact assessment in the branch of biogas plants. The introductory part of the paper describes the legislative obligations of the Czech Republic concerning the fulfilment of the European Union's limits as for the utilization of renewable energy resources. The next parts of the paper deal with an impact analysis of biogas plants on the environment. The final part of the paper deals with the experience concerning the implementation of the environmental impact assessment process in the field of biogas plants in the Czech Republic.
Methodical directive No 12 of the Ministry of the Environment (Department of Atmosphere Protection), on the conditions of biogas station approvals before being put into operation. In: Bulletin of Ministry of the Environment, No 8, 2008, pp. 1-17.
Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council (EC) 1774/2002, on animal by-products.
Act No 185/2001 Coll., on waste (Czech Waste Act).
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