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cmaria Feb 09, 2014 09:13 AM
 I want to burn in my stove ,plastic and rubber waste (PET PVC etc.) because  it's  high calorific value, inexpensive , easily obtained from gypsies who collect them and no more pay garbage .
I admit that's a little black smoke but I do supply stove in another room (I protect my face) , and I'm not violate any romanian law for that .
I have a lot of friends who does this for many years and they wasn't fined by the Environment Guard -Vaslui , although Environmental Commissioners came repeatedly.
 Fortunately, Ringelmann Chart-British Standard method of assessment does not apply to us ,in Vaslui, Romania .
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EEA Feb 10, 2014 06:16 PM
Hi cmaria, what is your question?
cmaria Feb 11, 2014 06:13 PM
 I'm breaking any EU law ? It's illegal or dangerous ?
EEA Feb 14, 2014 10:31 AM
The EEA is not the right entity to answer about the legality of your activity. It is the Directorate-General for Environment (EU Commission) which is reponsible for European environmental policy and legislation. There are several Directives on ambient air quality describing how air quality should be managemed and assessed in EU Member States. Since the individual countries are responsible for implementing the EU policies, you may find it useful to contact the responsible national authorities in Romania about how EU legislation is implemented into national law, or alternatively contact the Directorate-General for Environment: Relevant contact links to European national authorities can be obtained at:[…]site_id=7&level1=12222. Having said this, burning plastic and rubber releases chemicals such as dioxins and furans in to the air which does not do any good for the environment. Hope this helps.