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Republic of Latvia

Cabinet
Regulation No. 737

Adopted 12 December 2017

Regulations Regarding the Establishment and Maintenance of the National System for the Greenhouse Gas Inventories and Preparation of Projections

Issued pursuant to
Section 53, Paragraph two, Clause 1
of the law On Pollution

I. General Provisions

1. This Regulation prescribes:

1.1. the procedures by which the national system for the greenhouse gas inventories and preparation of projections is established and maintained;

1.2. the procedures and activities for ensuring the quality of greenhouse gas inventories and greenhouse gas projections and for the quality control thereof, as well as reporting and monitoring procedures within the scope of the national system.

2. The following terms are used in this Regulation:

2.1. inventory - a set of activities in order to prepare the national inventory report on emissions and removal of carbon dioxide, as well as compile data on greenhouse gas emissions and removal of carbon dioxide in a joint standardised reporting format in conformity with the requirements of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (hereinafter - the Convention) and its Kyoto Protocol (hereinafter - the Kyoto Protocol), the Paris Agreement, and Regulation (EU) No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2013 on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions and for reporting other information at national and Union level relevant to climate change and repealing Decision No 280/2004/EC (hereinafter - Regulation No 525/2013);

2.2. preparation of projections - a set of activities in order to calculate the greenhouse gas projections by taking into account the projections of sectoral indicators, the State policy and measures in conformity with the requirements of the Convention, the Kyoto Protocol, the Paris Agreement, and Regulation No 525/2013;

2.3. national inventory report - a compilation of information on calculations of greenhouse gas emissions and removal of carbon dioxide, their uncertainties, the emission factors used, the basic data and assumptions, as well as the authorities involved;

2.4. report on the State policy, measures, and greenhouse gas projections - a compilation of information on calculations of projections of greenhouse gas emissions and removal of carbon dioxide, on the indicators used in calculations, policy and measures which are aggregated in a specific reporting format in conformity with the requirements of the Convention, the Kyoto Protocol, the Paris Agreement, and Regulation No 525/2013;

2.5. activity data - historical data regarding activities which cause anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions (hereinafter - the emissions) or removal of carbon dioxide in a specific period of time (for example, from the use of energy resources, the quantity of steel manufactured, the quantity of bitumen used, land areas, manure management systems, use of lime and mineral fertilisers, generation of waste);

2.6. projected indicators - the projected indicators which are used for the preparation of sectoral greenhouse gas projections;

2.7. primary data - the initial data which are prepared, using statistical data and the development tendencies and target indicators of sectoral policy;

2.8. secondary data - the data obtained by using primary data, summaries and overviews of the final results of studies, and, if necessary, using tools and target indicators of data processing and analysis;

2.9. emission factor - the value which determines the quantity of emission or removal of carbon dioxide per unit of activity;

2.10. uncertainty - lack of knowledge on the true value of the variable parameter which may be expressed as the proportion of probability which, in turn, characterises the potential range and probability of the value of the parameter;

2.11. key categories - categories which have a significant influence on the joint greenhouse gas inventory in relation to the absolute level of emissions and removal, the tendencies of emissions and removal, or the uncertainty of emissions and removal, the most significant sources of removal of carbon dioxide and emissions (for example, removal of carbon dioxide from forest land, emissions of carbon dioxide from combustion of natural gas).

II. National System for Greenhouse Gas Inventories

3. The national system for greenhouse gas inventories (hereinafter - the national inventory system) shall be coordinated by the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development.

4. The responsible ministries involved in the national inventory system shall be the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Economics, the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of Education and Science, and the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development.

5. The State limited liability company "Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre" (hereinafter - the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre) shall:

5.1. each year by 1 October, submit the information on activity data referred to in Table 1, Paragraph 1.1 of Annex 1 to this Regulation to the Institute of Physical Energetics;

5.2. each year by 15 December, prepare calculations of greenhouse gas emissions regarding combustion of heating fuel in stationary technological facilities, activities of non-combustion involving fossil liquid and solid types of heating fuel, activities of industrial processes, use of hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, and sulphur hexafluoride and solvents and different chemical substances, as well as waste management activities by taking into account Annexes 1, 2, and 3 to this Regulation, Regulation No 525/2013, and Article 4(1)(a) of the Convention;

5.3. prepare the national inventory report in English in conformity with the content laid down in Regulation No 525/2013 by taking into account the information indicated in Sub-paragraphs 5.2, 11.2, 19.2, and 20.1 of this Regulation. The following shall be included in the national inventory report:

5.3.1. a description of greenhouse gas emissions, removal of carbon dioxide, and their calculations from 1990 until the year prior to the previous calendar year (x - 2), as well as of any changes made in calculations;

5.3.2. descriptions, references, and sources of information on specific methodologies, assumptions, emission factors, and activity data;

5.3.3. calculations and description of key categories;

5.3.4. information on calculations of uncertainties;

5.3.5. information on quality assurance and quality control procedures;

5.3.6. a description of the national system and its changes;

5.3.7. information on the activities laid down in Articles 6, 12, and 17 of the Kyoto Protocol;

5.4. according to the competence, prepare information on priority indicators in accordance with Tables 2, 3, and 4 of Annex 1 to this Regulation. Information shall be prepared in the form laid down by the European Commission;

5.5. according to the competence, prepare information on calculation methods of key categories of the European Union. Information shall be prepared in the form laid down by the European Commission;

5.6. fill in Annex 4 to this Regulation and Annexes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 10 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 749/2014 of 30 June 2014 on structure, format, submission processes and review of information reported by Member States pursuant to Regulation (EU) No 525/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council (hereinafter - Regulation No 749/2014);

5.7. each year by 30 December, submit the information referred to in Sub-paragraphs 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, and 5.6 of this Regulation to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development;

5.8. compile the approximate data of the greenhouse gas inventory in conformity with Article 8 of Regulation No 525/2013 by taking into account the information referred to in Sub-paragraphs 6.2, 11.3, and 20.2 of this Regulation, and each year by 15 July shall submit it to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development;

5.9. maintain and administer the integrated database for the calculation of emissions of substances causing climate change and polluting air and removal of carbon dioxide (hereinafter - the integrated database);

5.10. each year by 1 August, in cooperation with the authorities referred to in Paragraphs 6, 11, 19, and 20 of this Regulation prepare an inventory improvement plan and submit it to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development.

6. The Central Statistical Bureau shall:

6.1. compile and, each year by 1 October, submit the information referred to in Tables 1, 2, 3, and 4 of Annex 1 to this Regulation on activity data and their descriptions, as well as Annex 4 to this Regulation filled in conformity with the competence thereof to the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre and the Institute of Physical Energetics;

6.2. prepare and, each year by 15 June, submit the following in respect of the previous year:

6.2.1. the approximate energy balance and the available activity data on the sector of industry and product use to the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre;

6.2.2. the approximate energy balance to the Institute of Physical Energetics;

6.2.3. the available activity data on the sector of agriculture to the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies.

7. Companies which are involved in manufacture of cement (NACE Rev. 2, code 23.51), manufacture of basic iron and steel and of ferro-alloys (NACE Rev. 2, code 24.10), importation, transportation, storage, and selling natural gas, production and use of biogas, electricity supply, shall prepare and, each year by 1 October, submit the information referred to in Tables 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, and 7 of Annex 2 to this Regulation on activity data and calculations of greenhouse gas emissions, and their descriptions, to the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre.

8. Companies which are importing, transporting, storing, and selling natural gas shall prepare and, each year by 2 January, submit the average data of 12 months of the previous year in accordance with Table 5 of Annex 2 to this Regulation to the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre.

9. The State Agency of Medicines shall prepare and, each year by 1 October, submit the information referred to in Annex 3 to this Regulation on activity data in the previous calendar year to the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre.

10. The State stock company "Road Traffic Safety Directorate" shall prepare and, each year by 1 October, submit the information referred to in Table 1, Paragraph 1.1.b of Annex 1 to this Regulation on activity data to the Institute of Physical Energetics.

11. The Institute of Physical Energetics shall prepare and, each year, submit the following to the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre:

11.1. by 1 October the information referred to in Table 1, Paragraph 2 of Annex 1 to this Regulation on activity data;

11.2. by 15 December:

11.2.1. calculations of emissions on the transport sector aggregated in the joint standardised reporting format by taking into account the information referred to in Annex 1 to this Regulation, Regulation No 525/2013, and Article 4(1)(a) of the Convention;

11.2.2. descriptions of calculations of emissions by taking into account Regulation No 525/2013 and Article 4(1)(a) of the Convention;

11.2.3. according to the competence, the information on calculation methods of key categories of the European Union. Information shall be submitted in the form laid down by the European Commission;

11.2.4. according to the competence, the information on indicators in accordance with Tables 2, 3, and 4 of Annex 1 to this Regulation. Information shall be submitted in the form laid down by the European Commission;

11.3. by 5 July, the approximate data of greenhouse gas inventory on the transport sector by taking into account the information referred to in Sub-paragraph 6.2.2 of this Regulation.

12. The Agricultural Data Centre shall prepare and, each year by 1 October, submit the information referred to in Table 1, Paragraph 3 of Annex 1 to this Regulation on activity data to the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies.

13. The Rural Support Service shall prepare and, each year by 1 October, submit the information referred to in Table 1, Paragraph 4 of Annex 1 to this Regulation on activity data of the previous year to the Latvian State Forest Research Institute "Silava".

14. The State Forest Service shall prepare and, each year by 1 October, submit the information referred to in Table 1, Paragraph 4 of Annex 1 to this Regulation on activity data to the Latvian State Forest Research Institute "Silava".

15. The State Fire and Rescue Service shall prepare and, each year by 1 October, submit the information referred to in Table 1, Paragraph 4 of Annex 1 to this Regulation on activity data to the Latvian State Forest Research Institute "Silava".

16. The State limited liability company "Immovable Properties of the Ministry of Agriculture" shall prepare and, each year by 1 October, submit the information referred to in Table 1, Paragraph 4 of Annex 1 to this Regulation on activity data to the Latvian State Forest Research Institute "Silava".

17. The stock company"Latvia's State Forests" shall prepare and, each year by 1 October, submit the information referred to in Table 1, Paragraph 4 of Annex 1 to this Regulation on activity data to the Latvian State Forest Research Institute "Silava".

18. The association "Latvian Peat Association" shall prepare and, each year by 1 October, submit the information referred to in Table 1, Paragraph 4 of Annex 1 to this Regulation on activity data to the Latvian State Forest Research Institute "Silava".

19. The Latvian State Forest Research Institute "Silava" shall prepare and, each year, submit:

19.1. by 1 October the information referred to in Table 1, Paragraphs 3 and 4 of Annex 1 to this Regulation on activity data to the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies;

19.2. by 15 December to the Latvian Environmental, Geology and Meteorology Centre:

19.2.1. calculations of removal of carbon dioxide and greenhouse gas emissions for the land use, land-use change and forestry by taking into account the information referred to in Table 1, Paragraph 4 of Annex 1 to this Regulation, Regulation No 525/2013, and Article 4(1)(a) of the Convention;

19.2.2. information on the activities laid down in Article 3(3) and (4) of the Kyoto Protocol within the scope of the Convention by taking into account Regulation No 525/2013 and Article 4(1)(a) of the Convention;

19.2.3. in accordance with Regulation No 794/2014 calculations on greenhouse gas emissions and removal of carbon dioxide cause by the management of arable land and perennial grassland, and a description of calculations;

19.2.4. according to the competence, the information on calculation methods of key categories of the European Union. Information shall be submitted in the form laid down by the European Commission.

20. The Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies shall prepare and, each year, submit the following to the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre:

20.1. by 15 December:

20.1.1. calculations of emissions on the sector of agriculture, aggregated in the joint standardised reporting format by taking into account the information referred to in Table 1, Paragraph 3 of Annex 1 to this Regulation, Regulation No 525/2013, and Article 4(1)(a) of the Convention;

20.1.2. descriptions of calculations of emissions by taking into account Regulation No 525/2013 and Article 4(1)(a) of the Convention;

20.1.3. according to the competence, the information on calculation methods of key categories of the European Union. Information shall be submitted in the form laid down by the European Commission;

20.2. by 5 July, the approximate data of greenhouse gas inventory on the sector of agriculture by taking into account the information referred to in Sub-paragraph 6.2 of this Regulation.

21. The authorities referred to in Paragraphs 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20 of this Regulation shall, each year by 15 December, submit the information to the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre on the potential uncertainties in activity data and greenhouse gas emissions (in per cent). Information shall be submitted in accordance with the format indicated in Annex 7 to Regulation No 749/2014.

22. The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development shall regularly:

22.1. perform the necessary activities in order to improve the national inventory system and coordinate the operation of the authorities referred to in Paragraphs 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20 of this Regulation in preparation of the inventory;

22.2. evaluate the conformity of the aggregated greenhouse gas data with the approved decisions of the Conference of the Parties;

22.3. evaluate the conformity of the national inventory report with Regulation No 525/2013 and Article 4(1)(a) of the Convention;

22.4. prepare information on the activities laid down by the national inventory report in Article 3(14) of the Kyoto Protocol;

22.5. compile the information on priority indicators and priority supplementary indicators according to the form laid down by the European Commission;

22.6. examine and, if necessary, supplement the inventory improvement plan, as well as send the prepared inventory improvement plan to the authorities referred to in Paragraph 4 of this Regulation for coordination and approval;

22.7. evaluate the approximate greenhouse gas inventory;

22.8. if necessary, invite experts for determination of emission factors and the parameters that are specific to the circumstances of Latvia;

22.9. coordinate the international checks, including preparation of answers and their submission.

III. National System for the Preparation of Greenhouse Gas Projections

23. The national system for the preparation of greenhouse gas projections (hereinafter - the national system for the preparation of projections) shall be coordinated by the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development.

24. The responsible institutions involved in the national system for the preparation of projections shall be the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Economics, the Ministry of Education and Science, and the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development.

25. The Ministry of Economics shall prepare and, by 30 April 2018 and hereinafter once in two years, submit the following to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development:

25.1. the projections of macroeconomic indicators of the subsequent 10-15 years for a scenario with the existing measures in accordance with Paragraphs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 of Annex 5 to this Regulation;

25.2. the justification and description of selecting the scenario of projections used for the preparation of the projections of macroeconomic indicators referred to in Sub-paragraph 25.1 of this Regulation.

26. The Ministry of Economics in cooperation with the Institute of Physical Energetics shall prepare and, by 1 June 2018 and hereinafter once in two years, submit the following to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development:

26.1. the primary data of the energy and construction sector - projections of indicators for a scenario with the existing measures in accordance with Annex 5 to this Regulation;

26.2. the assumption used in preparation of the primary data, the list of data, sectoral policy and measures, the justification for selecting them, and description thereof.

27. The Ministry of Transport shall prepare and, by 1 June 2018 and hereinafter once in two years, submit the following to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development:

27.1. the primary data of the transport sector - projections of indicators for a scenario with the existing measures in accordance with Annex 5 to this Regulation;

27.2. the assumption used in preparation of the primary data, the list of sectoral policy and measures, the justification for selecting them, and description thereof.

28. The Ministry of Agriculture in cooperation with the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies and the Latvian State Forest Research Institute "Silava" shall prepare and, by 1 June 2018 and hereinafter once in two years, submit the following to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development:

28.1. the primary data of the sector of agriculture and forestry - projections of indicators for a scenario with the existing measures in accordance with Annex 5 to this Regulation;

28.2. the assumption used in preparation of the primary data, the list of sectoral policy and measures, the justification for selecting them, and description thereof.

29. The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development shall, by 2 May 2018 and hereinafter once in two years, send the projections of macroeconomic indicators referred to in Paragraph 25 of this Regulation to the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Agriculture, the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre, and the Institute of Physical Energetics. The abovementioned projections shall be used in preparation of projections of sectoral indicators.

30. The Institute of Physical Energetics in cooperation with the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development shall prepare:

30.1. the secondary data and calculations of projections of greenhouse gas emissions for the energy and transport sector by using the information referred to in Paragraphs 25, 26, and 27 of this Regulation;

30.2. a description of greenhouse gas projections, policy, and measures in accordance with the requirements of Regulation No 525/2013 and Regulation No 749/2014, as well as of the Convention, the Kyoto Protocol, and the Paris Agreement for the development of national reports and biennial reports. By 1 September 2018 and hereinafter once in two years, the abovementioned description shall be submitted to the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre in the format laid down by the integrated database.

31. The Latvian State Forest Research Institute "Silava" in cooperation with the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development shall prepare:

31.1. the secondary data and calculations of projections of greenhouse gas emissions and removal of carbon dioxide for activities of the land use, land-use change and forestry, using the information referred to in Paragraph 28 of this Regulation;

31.2. a description of greenhouse gas projections, policy, and measures in accordance with the requirements of Regulation No 525/2013 and Regulation No 749/2014, as well as of the Convention, the Kyoto Protocol, and the Paris Agreement for the development of national reports and biennial reports. By 1 September 2018 and hereinafter once in two years, the abovementioned description shall be submitted to the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre in the format laid down by the integrated database.

32. The Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies in cooperation with the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development shall prepare:

32.1. the secondary data and calculations of projections for greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural activities by using the information referred to in Paragraph 28 of this Regulation;

32.2. a description of greenhouse gas projections, policy, and measures in accordance with the requirements of Regulation No 525/2013 and Regulation No 749/2014, as well as of the Convention, the Kyoto Protocol, and the Paris Agreement for the development of national reports and biennial reports. By 1 September 2018 and hereinafter once in two years, the abovementioned description shall be submitted to the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre in the format laid down by the integrated database.

33. The Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre shall:

33.1. prepare and, by 1 June 2018 and hereinafter once in two years, submit the primary data to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development - projections of indicators of the waste management and wastewater management sector in accordance with Annex 5 to this Regulation;

33.2. prepare the secondary data and calculations of projections of greenhouse gas emissions for the activities of industrial processes, use of hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, and sulphur hexafluoride and solvents and different chemical substances, and waste management activities by using the information referred to in Paragraph 29 of this Regulation;

33.3. prepare and, by 1 September 2018 and hereinafter once in two years, submit a description of greenhouse gas projections, policy, and measures for the activities of industrial processes, use of hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, and sulphur hexafluoride and solvents and different chemical substances, and waste management activities in accordance with the requirements of Regulation No 525/2013 and Regulation No 749/2014, as well as of the Convention, the Kyoto Protocol, and the Paris Agreement to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development for the development of national reports and biennial reports;

33.4. maintain and administer the part of greenhouse gas projections of the integrated database;

33.5. prepare a draft report on the policy, measures, and greenhouse gas projections by using information prepared by sectoral experts in accordance with Paragraphs 30, 31, and 32 and Sub-paragraphs 33.2 and 33.3 of this Regulation and perform the quality procedures referred to in Section IV of this Regulation;

33.6. by 1 October 2018 and once in two years submit the draft report referred to in Sub-paragraph 33.5 of this Regulation to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development;

33.7. introduce proposals into the draft report referred to in Sub-paragraph 33.6 of this Regulation which have been received from the ministries referred to in Paragraph 24 of this Regulation, and by 15 November 2018 and hereinafter once in two years submit an updated report to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development;

33.8. on the basis of the information referred to in Sub-paragraph 33.5 of this Regulation, prepare a biennial report in accordance with the requirements of the Convention, the Kyoto Protocol, and the Paris Agreement, perform the quality procedures referred to in Section IV of this Regulation, and by 1 September 2019 and hereinafter once in two years submit a report to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development;

33.9. on the basis of the information referred to in Sub-paragraph 33.5 of this Regulation, prepare a draft national report in accordance with Article 12 of the Convention, perform the quality procedures referred to in Section IV of this Regulation, and by 1 September 2019 and hereinafter once in four years submit a draft national report to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development;

33.9. introduce proposals into the report referred to in Sub-paragraph 33.8 and into the report referred to in Sub-paragraph 33.9 of this Regulation which have been received from the ministries referred to in Paragraph 24 of this Regulation, and by 20 December of the relevant year submit the updated reports to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development.

34. The Minister for Environmental Protection and Regional Development shall:

34.1. by 5 October 2018 and hereinafter once in two years, send the report referred to in Sub-paragraph 33.5 of this Regulation to the ministries referred to in Paragraph 24 of this Regulation for examination. The determined time period for examination shall be 20 working days;

34.2. by 5 November 2019, send the report referred to in Sub-paragraph 33.8 and the report referred to in Sub-paragraph 33.9 of this Regulation to the ministries referred to in Paragraph 24 of this Regulation for examination. The determined time period for examination shall be 20 working days.

IV. Procedures and Activities for Ensuring the Quality of Inventory and Greenhouse Gas Projections and for Quality Control Thereof

35. The programme of quality assurance and quality control procedures (hereinafter - the quality procedures) (hereinafter - the quality programme) shall ensure the conformity of inventory and greenhouse gas projections with the quality standards of the Convention and shall be binding to all the authorities referred to in Paragraphs 4, 5, 6, 11, 19, 20, 22, 30, 31, 32, 33, and 34 of this Regulation.

36. The quality programme shall be developed by the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre in cooperation with the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development and experts of the working groups referred to in Paragraphs 51 and 53 of this Regulation within three months after coming into force of this Regulation. After coordination with the supervisory committee referred to in Paragraph 50 of this Regulation the quality programme shall be approved with an order by the Minister for Environmental Protection and Regional Development. The quality programme shall be published on the website of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development and the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre and updated not less than once in five years.

37. The quality programme shall include the information on:

37.1. the general objectives laid down for the annual inventory and the preparation of greenhouse gas projections;

37.2. the general and specific quality check procedures and the forms of their implementation;

37.3. the filling in of checklists of quality procedures;

37.4. the development of the improvement plan;

37.5. the procedures for documentation and archiving.

38. On the basis of the quality programme, the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre shall prepare the quality plan each year for inventory and every second year for projections. The quality plan shall be coordinated with the authorities referred to in Paragraphs 4, 6, 11, 19, 20, 22, 30, 31, 32, 33, and 34 of this Regulation. The following shall be included in the quality plan:

38.1. the quality control procedures;

38.2. the quality assurance procedures;

38.3. the instructions for the preparation of inventory and greenhouse gas projections;

38.4. the time schedule for the performance of quality procedures, and the responsible authorities shall be indicated;

38.5. the procedures for documentation and archiving.

39. The quality programme and the quality plan shall be binding on all the authorities involved in preparation of the inventory and greenhouse gas projections.

40. On the basis of the international and national assessments of the last inventory, sectoral experts shall prepare and, each year by 15 May, submit the planned improvements, the necessary studies, and their justification for compiling the joint inventory improvement plan to the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre. The Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre shall, each year by 1 October, send the final version of the improvement plan to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development.

41. The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development shall monitor and coordinate the quality control and quality assurance of the inventory and greenhouse gas projections, as well as the operation and efficiency of the national inventory system and the national projection system.

V. Reporting Procedures

42. The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development shall insert:

42.1. in the central data storage facility of the European Environment Agency:

42.1.1. each year by 15 January:

42.1.1.1. the initial data of greenhouse gas emissions and removal data of carbon dioxide which have been aggregated in the joint standardised reporting format in conformity with the requirements of Regulation No 525/2013 and Article 4(1)(a) of the Convention;

42.1.1.2. the initial national inventory report which includes information from 1990 until the year prior to the previous calendar year (x - 2) in accordance with the requirements of Regulation No 525/2013 and Article 4(1)(a) of the Convention;

42.1.1.3. the initial data regarding greenhouse gas emissions and removal of carbon dioxide caused by the management of arable land and grazing land;

42.1.1.4. filled-in Annexes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 10 of Regulation No 749/2014;

42.1.1.5. the information on the Kyoto Protocol units in the accounts opened in the emission register referred to in Section 32.4 of the law On Pollution, as well as on transfers of the Kyoto Protocol units;

42.1.2. each year by 15 March:

42.1.2.1. complete and updated data of the inventory;

42.1.2.2. the final data on greenhouse gas emissions and removal of carbon dioxide caused by the management of arable land and grazing land;

42.1.2.3. in accordance with Paragraph 43 of this Regulation the information on the systems which have been introduced and which are still being developed in order to calculate greenhouse gas emissions and removal of carbon dioxide caused by the management of arable land and grazing land;

42.1.2.4. the priority indicators and the priority supplementary indicators in conformity with the form laid down by the European Commission;

42.1.2.5. filled-in Annexes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 10 of Regulation No 749/2014 if it is necessary to make changes to them after 15 January;

42.1.3. starting from 2019 and hereinafter every other year by 15 March, a report on greenhouse gas projections, policy, and measures in accordance with Articles 13 and 14 of Regulation No 525/2013;

42.1.4. each year by 31 July, the approximate data of the greenhouse gas inventory regarding the previous year (X - 1) in accordance with Article 8 of Regulation No 525/2013;

42.1.5. each year by 9 July, if necessary, the report on improvements to the national system for preparation of greenhouse gas projections in accordance with Article 12 of Regulation No 525/2013;

42.1.6. starting from 2019 and hereinafter every other year by 31 December, the biennial report referred to in Sub-paragraph 33.8 of this Regulation in accordance with Article 18 of Regulation No 525/2013;

42.1.7. starting from 2019 and hereinafter every fourth year by 31 December, the biennial report referred to in Sub-paragraph 33.9 of this Regulation in accordance with Article 18 of Regulation No 525/2013;

42.2. in reporting portals of the Secretariat of the Convention:

42.2.1. each year by 15 April, the national inventory report - compiled data on greenhouse gas emissions and removal of carbon dioxide in the joint standardised reporting format;

42.2.2. starting from 2019 and hereinafter every other year by 31 December, the biennial report referred to in Sub-paragraph 33.8 of this Regulation in accordance with Decision 2/CP.17 of the Conference of the Parties;

42.2.3. starting from 2019 and hereinafter every fourth year by 31 December, the national report referred to in Sub-paragraph 33.9 of this Regulation in accordance with Article 12 of the Convention.

43. In order to ensure the fulfilment of the requirements referred to in Sub-paragraph 42.1.2.3 of this Regulation, the Latvian State Forest Research Institute "Silava" in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture shall prepare and, each year by 15 February, submit information on the systems which have been introduced and which are still being developed in order to calculate greenhouse gas emissions and removal of carbon dioxide caused by the management of arable land and grazing land, to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development.

44. The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development shall, within two working days when an evaluation of the European Commission on data of greenhouse gas emissions and removal of carbon dioxide and the initial national inventory report has been received, send the assessment to the authorities referred to in Paragraphs 5, 6, 11, 19, and 20 of this Regulation. The authorities shall, within five working days after receipt of the abovementioned information, submit proposals to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development electronically for updating the data of greenhouse gas emissions and removal of carbon dioxide and the initial national inventory report.

45. The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development shall, each year by 20 January, send the draft national inventory report which has been prepared in conformity with the conditions referred to in Paragraph 5 of this Regulation to the authorities referred to in Paragraphs 4 and 6 of this Regulation.

46. The authorities referred to in Paragraphs 4 and 6 of this Regulation shall, within 20 working days after receipt of the draft national inventory report, submit proposals and an opinion on the draft national inventory report to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development.

47. Taking into account the evaluation of the European Commission on data of greenhouse gas emissions and removal of carbon dioxide and the initial national inventory report, as well as the proposals and opinions referred to in Paragraph 46 of this Regulation, the authorities referred to in Paragraphs 5, 11, 19, 20, and 22 of this Regulation shall update the national inventory report and data of greenhouse gas emissions and removal of carbon dioxide.

48. If, upon evaluating the national inventory report and the recalculated data of greenhouse gas emissions and removal of carbon dioxide, the Secretariat of the Convention has objections or proposals, the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development in cooperation with the authorities referred to in Paragraphs 5, 11, 19, and 20 of this Regulation shall, within 14 days after receipt of the abovementioned evaluation, make the necessary updates and submit them to the Secretariat of the Convention.

49. The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development and the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre shall publish the final version of the national inventory report and data of greenhouse gas emissions on their websites.

VI. Monitoring the Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Preparation of Projections

50. The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development shall, within three months after coming into force of this Regulation, establish the committee for monitoring of greenhouse gas inventory and projection (hereinafter - the monitoring committee). Representatives of the authorities referred to in Paragraphs 4 and 24 of this Regulation, as well as the Central Statistical Bureau shall be included in the monitoring committee.

51. The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development shall, each year by 30 June, organise a meeting for the working group of inventory experts in which the methods used in calculations, the quality plan, the necessary improvements, problems, and other issues are analysed.

52. The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development shall ensure involvement of a third party in quality evaluation of the inventory, including the national inventory plan and greenhouse gas data (which are compiled in the joint standardised reporting format) in accordance with the quality programme.

53. The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, starting from 2018, each year by 5 September, shall organise a meeting for the working group of experts which is involved in preparation of the report on policy, measures, and greenhouse gas projections in which the methods used in calculations, the quality plan, the necessary improvements, problems, and other issues are analysed.

VII. Closing Provisions

54. Cabinet Regulation No. 217 of 27 March 2012, Regulations Regarding the National Inventory System of Greenhouse Gas Emission Units (Latvijas Vēstnesis, 2012, No. 52), is repealed.

55. Until 1 June 2018 the Ministry of Economics and the Institute of Physical Energetics shall ensure the preparation of the data referred to in Paragraph 26 of this Regulation in cooperation with the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development.

Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis

Acting for the Minister for Environmental Protection
and Regional Development -
Minister for the Interior Rihards Kozlovskis

 

Annex 1
Cabinet Regulation No. 737
12 December 2017

Information on the Necessary Data and Priority Indicators

I. Data Necessary for the Annual Greenhouse Gas (hereinafter - the GHG) Inventory for the Time Period from 1990 until the Previous Calendar Year

Table 1

Categories of gases causing greenhouse effect and of removal in accordance with decisions of the Conferences of the Parties (categories of the common reporting format) Activity data/parameter Responsible institutions/data sources
1. Basic data of the energy sector, data of heating fuel (fuel)
1.A.1. Energy industry:

a. electricity and heat production

b. petroleum refining

c. treatment of solid fuels and other energy industries

-) Consumption of energy resources in the format of the extended energy balance sheet of the CSB1, in terajoules (hereinafter - TJ) Central Statistical Bureau (hereinafter - the CSB)
-) Consumption of wastewater gas, mm3

-) Annual average methane composition in wastewater gas, in percentage

Producers and users of sewage sludge gas
Calculations Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre (hereinafter - the LEGMC)
1.A.2. Manufacturing industry:

a. manufacture of iron and steel

b. manufacture of non-ferrous metals

c. chemical industry

d. manufacture of paper mass, paper articles

e. food industry

f. manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products

g. other sectors and construction

-) Consumption of energy resources in the format of the extended energy balance sheet of the CSB1, in TJ

-) Data uncertainty

CSB
Calculations LEGMC
1.1. Transport:
a. domestic aviation -) Consumption of energy resources in the format of the extended energy balance sheet of the CSB1, in TJ

-) Movement of aeroplanes in commercial airports of Latvia:

• aeroplanes that have taken off (data in domestic and international traffic shall be indicated separately);

• aeroplanes that have landed (data in domestic and international traffic shall be indicated separately)

-) Data uncertainty

CSB
b. road transport -) Consumption of energy resources in the format of the extended energy balance sheet of the CSB1, in TJ

-) Data uncertainty

the CSB
-) Minimal and maximum average monthly temperatures LEGMC
-) Statistics of vehicles:

• division of cars - according to the age of the vehicle, the type of fuel used, the engine capacity (less than 1.4 l, 1.4-2.0 l and larger than 2.0 1);

• division of cargo vehicles - according to the age of the vehicle, the type of fuel used, full mass;

• division of motorcycles - according to the age of the vehicle and the engine capacity.

Report once in three years on the average annual run (km/year), for cars, cargo vehicles, buses

-) Data uncertainty

Ministry of Transport, State stock company "Road Traffic Safety Directorate"
COPERT developed by the European Environment Agency shall be used for calculations the Institute of Physical Energetics (hereinafter - the IPE)
c. railway -) Consumption of energy resources in the format of the extended energy balance sheet of the CSB1, in TJ

-) Data uncertainty

CSB
d. domestic navigation -) Consumption of energy resources in the format of the extended energy balance sheet of the CSB1, in TJ

-) Data uncertainty

CSB/according to an expert study*
Calculations MoEPRD
e. other (indicate the type) -) Consumption of energy resources in the format of the extended energy balance sheet of the CSB1, in TJ

-) Data uncertainty

CSB
Calculations IPE
1.A.4. Other sectors:

a. other consumers

b. residential

c. agriculture/forestry/fisheries

Consumption of energy resources in the format of the extended energy balance sheet of the CSB1, in TJ

-) Once in five years - household survey data regarding consumption of energy resources by installations consuming woodfuel

-) Data uncertainty

CSB
Calculations LEGMC
1.A.5. Other (indicate the type, for example, military aviation) -) Consumption of energy resources from military activities which is extracted from the sector of the energy balance sheet "other consumers - commercial and public sector (NACE 33, 36-39, 45-47, 52, 53, 55, 56, 58-66, 68-75, 77-82, 84-88, 90-96, 99)", in TJ

-) Data uncertainty

CSB
Calculations LEGMC
1.A(b) Consumption activities of heating fuel (fuel) - general approach -) Consumption of energy resources in the format of the extended energy balance sheet of the CSB1, in TJ

-) Data uncertainty

CSB
Calculations LEGMC
1.A(d) Industrial raw materials and use of heating fuel for the purposes other than energy -) Consumption of energy resources in the format of the extended energy balance sheet of the CSB1, in TJ

-) Data uncertainty

CSB
Calculations LEGMC
1.B.2. Fugitive emissions from fuels -) Quantity of petrol used in the State in a year, in TJ

-) Quantity of coal and coke used in the State in a year, in TJ

-) Data uncertainty

CSB
Calculations LEGMC
-) Data on natural gas discharges (activity data (m3) and emissions (kt))

-) Data uncertainty

Natural gas transmission and storage undertakings
Calculations LEGMC
1.C. International aviation and navigation and multilateral operations -) Consumption of energy resources in the format of the extended energy balance sheet of the CSB1, in TJ

-) Data uncertainty

CSB
Calculations IPE
2. Industrial processes and product use
A. Mineral industry -) Products manufactured (cement clinker, kiln dust, lime), tonnes (data from the annual emissions reports of the Emissions Trading Scheme of the European Union (hereinafter - the EU ETS annual reports))

-) Raw materials used (limestone, dolomite, clay, fluorite, soda, potash), tonnes (data from the EU ETS annual reports)

-) Data uncertainty

Companies referred to in Annex 2 to this Regulation
Calculations LEGMC
C. Metal industry -) Limestone, dolomite, lime, coke, cast iron, and scrap cast iron, carbon electrodes, tonnes

-) Data uncertainty

Companies referred to in Annex 2 to this Regulation
D. Non-energy products from fuels and solvent use -) Amount produced and imported of chemical products containing NMVOC, tonnes

-) Actual NMVOC emissions, tonnes

-) Data uncertainty

LEGMC
-) Consumption of energy resources in the format of the extended energy balance sheet of the CSB1, in TJ

-) Quantity of lubricants used for transport needs, TJ

-) Quantity of urea used for transport needs, kt

-) Data uncertainty

IPE
-) Consumption of energy resources in the format of the extended energy balance sheet of the CSB1, in TJ

-) Exported, imported, and manufactured amount of chemical products for particular undertakings upon request of the LEGMC in specific groups, tonnes

-) Use of fireworks (CN codes: 36041000 and 36049000) - data on export and import, kg

-) Combustion of tobacco (CN codes: 24021000, 24022000, 24022010, 24022090, 24022100, 24029000) - data on export and import, kg

-) Consumption of energy resources in the format of the extended energy balance sheet of the CSB1, in TJ

-) Data uncertainty

CSB/LEGMC
Calculations LEGMC
F. Products used for substitution of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) -) Amount of fluorated gases, kg (from the database of ozone-depleting substances and fluorated gases)

-) Quantity of fluorated gases in construction and amortisation foam, tonnes (from the Database of Chemical Substances and Mixtures)

-) Data uncertainty

Companies/LEGMC
-) Number of inhabitants in Latvia

-) Number of households in Latvia

-) Number of imported household

refrigerators in Latvia, units

-) Number of imported household freezers, units

-) Data uncertainty

CSB
-) Number of vehicles in technical order in division according to technologies and auto classes, units

-) Data uncertainty

IPE
-) Quantity of fluorated gases in medical inhalers, grams

-) Distributed number of medical inhalers, units

-) Data uncertainty

State Agency of Medicines (hereinafter - the SAM)
Calculations LEGMC
G. Manufacture and use of other products -) Quantity of sulphur hexafluoride in electric installations in division according to high voltage (HV) and medium voltage (MV) installations, kg

-) Data uncertainty

Electricity supply companies
-) Imported and sold quantity of nitrogen oxide for anaesthetic needs, analgesics, and in veterinary medicine, tonnes

-) Data uncertainty

SAM
Calculations LEGMC
H. Other emissions -) Quantity of food products and beverages produced, tonnes

-) Data uncertainty

CSB
Calculations LEGMC
3. Agriculture
A. Enteric fermentation of farmed animals

B. Management of manure

C. Agricultural soils

-) Number of farmed animals and poultry together, in age groups, in thousands:

dairy cows

other cattle, more than 2 years of age,

1-2-year-old cattle,

calves and young cattle up to 1 year of age,

piglets up to 50 kg,

breeding gilts and pigs for fattening,

sows and boars,

sheep,

goat,

horses,

laying hens,

broilers,

geese,

ducks,

turkeys,

rabbits,

fur animals

-) Number of deer in total, in thousands

-) Average milk yield in the country from one cow, kg

CSB

Agricultural Data Centre

CSB

-) Nitrogen (N) quantity in manure according to the species of farmed animals, kg/year Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (hereinafter - the LULST)
-) Types of manure management systems (in percentage)
-) Total area of land and its division according to the land use objectives (including meadows and pasture land used), thousands of ha

-) Sowing areas according to groups of agricultural crops, thousands of ha

-) Productivity of agricultural crops, t/ha

-) Nitrogen manure used (recalculating 100 % in plant nutrition elements, thous. t)

-) Use of nitrogen manure according to the types of manure, kg

-) Use of organic manure, t

CSB
-) Organic soil, ha (histosol) LULST/Latvian State Forest Research Institute "Silava" (hereinafter - "Silava")
-) Data uncertainty CSB, LULST, "Silava"
Calculations LULST
D. Liming -) Liming material used (tonnes per year)

-) Data uncertainty

CSB
Calculations LULST
E. Urea application -) Urea amount used (tonnes/per year)

-) Data uncertainty

CSB
Calculations LULST
4. Land Use, Land-Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF)
4.1. Land use and land-use change matrix -) Activity data (area, ha) regarding land use and land-use change from 1990

-) Definitions of land use and classification systems applied, and their conformity/correspondence with LULUCF categories

-) Data uncertainty which has been prepared in accordance with the 2006 guidelines or newer guidelines of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and requirements of the common reporting format

"Silava"
4.A. Forest land

4.B. Arable land

4.C Perennial grazing land and pasture land

4.D Wetland

4.E Settlements

-) Land use and land-use change (area, ha),

including uncertainty of activity data

-) Data uncertainty and spatial information in the cut of organic and mineral soils in conformity with the division of activity data used in the GHG inventory report

"Silava"
-) For the evaluation of carbon stock changes and N2O emissions in mineral soil - taxation indicators of forest stands in areas which conform to the forest definition used in the GHG inventory, including the forest type, the dominant species, the age of the dominant storey trees, the diameter (cm) and height (m) of the average tree of the dominant storey, the stand density (units per ha-1), the total basal area (m2 ha-1), growing stock

(m3 ha-1), destinies of the trees measured in the previous MRM cycle (m3 ha-1), and the corresponding spatial data

"Silava"
  -) For the evaluation of changes in carbon stock in wetland: peat extraction (whole peat extraction and extraction of heating peat), export, import, use in energy (tonnes of dry matter) CSB
-) For the evaluation of changes in carbon stock in wetland: areas (ha) in which peat extraction takes place, including spatial data LEGMC/Latvian Peat Association
  -) For the evaluation of changes in carbon stock in mineral soil in arable land, perennial grazing land and pasture land: area of agricultural soils (ha), including spatial information on agricultural crops and types of aid Rural Support Service
-) Area of thatch fires (ha), including spatial data State Fire and Rescue Service
  -) Area of forest fires (ha)

-) Information from the State Forest Register on areas which suffered from fire, including the forest type, the dominant species, the tree age of the dominant storey, the total growing stock (m3 ha-1), and the corresponding spatial data

State Forest Service
-) Burning of logging waste "Silava"
  -) Quantity of logging waste and underground biomass extraction for manufacture of biofuel "Silava"
-) Changes in carbon stock in live and dead woody plant biomass in conformity with the division of activity data used in the GHG inventory report, including changes in carbon stock in live biomass of surface trunk, crown of woody plants and in underground biomass, as well as carbon stock in annual natural dying-off of woody plants in biomass of crown, trunk and underground biomass and in biomass of brought-out tree crown, trunk and underground biomass "Silava"
  -) Changes in carbon stock in dead ground cover

-) Data uncertainty in conformity with the division of activity data used in the GHG inventory report

"Silava"
  Calculations of changes in carbon stock in live and dead biomass of woody plants, ground cover, and soil in conformity with the division of activity data used in the GHG inventory report "Silava"
Calculations of direct N2O emissions as a result of the use of nitrogen manure outside land to be used in agriculture and upon changes in the carbon stock in soil outside land to be used in agriculture in conformity with the division of activity data used in the GHG inventory report "Silava"
  Calculations of CH4 and N2O emissions caused by soil in conformity with the division of activity data used in the GHG inventory report "Silava"
  -) Updated spatial information on amelioration systems, including drainage systems, collectors, ditches, and drains, the year of construction and last reconstruction

-) Areas of peat extraction, ha

The State limited liability company "Immovable Properties of the Ministry of Agriculture", stock company "Latvia's State Forests"
  Calculations of CH4, N2O, CO2, NOx, and NMVOC emissions occurring as a result of burning biomass in conformity with the division of activity data used in the GHG inventory report "Silava"
4.G. Harvested wood products Calculations of changes in carbon stock in wood products in conformity with the categories of wood products separated in the common reporting format "Silava"
4.KP. Activities included in Article 3(3) and (4) of the Kyoto Protocol (afforestation, deforestation, forest management, arable land management, management of perennial grassland and grazing land; Tables NIR2, KP.A.1, KP.A.2, KP.B.1, KP.B.2 of the common reporting format, and harvested wood products)
NIR2 -) Area (ha) which characterises the management of forest, arable land, perennial grassland, and grazing land, afforestation, and deforestation from 1990

-) Uncertainty indicators of activity data which have been prepared in conformity with the KPSP guidelines

"Silava"
KP.A.1, KP.A.2, KP.B.1, and KP.B.2 -) Land use and land-use change (area, ha)

-) Uncertainty of activity data and spatial information in the cut of organic and mineral soils according to the activities indicated in Article 3(3) and (4) of the Kyoto Protocol, except wetland management and revegetation

"Silava"
  -) For the evaluation of changes in carbon stock in mineral soil: taxation indicators of forest stands which conform to the forest definition used in the GHG inventory, including the forest type, the dominant species, the age of the dominant storey trees, the diameter (cm) and height (m) of the average tree of the dominant storey, the stand density (units per ha-1), the total basal area (m2 ha-1), growing stock (m3 ha-1), destinies of the trees measured in the previous MRM cycle (m3 ha-1), and the spatial data according to the activities indicated in Article 3(3) and (4) of the Kyoto Protocol "Silava"
-) Changes in carbon stock in live and dead woody plant biomass according to the activities indicated in Article 3(3) and (4) of the Kyoto Protocol, including changes in carbon stock in live biomass of surface trunk, crown of woody plants and in underground biomass, as well as carbon stock in annual natural dying-off of woody plants in biomass of crown, trunk and underground biomass and in biomass of brought-out tree crown, trunk and underground biomass "Silava"
  -) Changes in carbon stock in dead ground cover

-) Data uncertainty in conformity with the activities indicated in Article 3(3) and (4) of the Kyoto Protocol

"Silava"
Calculations of changes in carbon stock in live and dead biomass of woody plants, ground cover, and soil in conformity with the activities indicated in Article 3(3) and (4) of the Kyoto Protocol "Silava"
  Calculations of direct N2O emissions as a result of the use of nitrogen manure and upon changes in the carbon stock in soil in areas which conform to the activities indicated in Article 3(3) and (4) of the Kyoto Protocol "Silava"
  Calculations of CH4 and N2O emissions caused by soil according to the activities indicated in Article 3(3) and (4) of the Kyoto Protocol "Silava"
Calculations of CH4, N2O, CO2, NOx, and NMVOC emissions occurring as a result of burning biomass in conformity with the activities indicated in Article 3(3) and (4) of the Kyoto Protocol "Silava"
5. Waste management
A. Landfill sites of solid waste -) Quantity and type of waste disposed of at landfills (from the database "3-Waste")

-) Data on the recovered CH4 (methane) and waste landfills

-) Data uncertainty

LEGMC/companies/CSB
B. Biological treatment of solid waste -) Quantity of compost waste (from the database "3-Waste")

-) Data uncertainty

LEGMC
C. Waste incineration -) Data from the database "3-Waste"

-) Data from crematoria of Latvia

-) Data uncertainty

LEGMC/companies
D. Wastewater treatment -) Number of permanent inhabitants, thousands

-) Wastewater purification, quantity of wastewater drained, and emission of polluting substances (from the database "2-Water")

-) Amount of the manufactured products of the food industry, tonnes/year

-) Data uncertainty

CSB/LEGMC
  Calculations of emissions from waste management LEGMC
6. Determination of key categories LEGMC
7. Re-calculations (explanatory information) Authorities involved/LEGMC
8. Uncertainties of emissions and activity data Authorities involved/LEGMC

Note.
1 Consumption of energy resources in the energy balance sheet of the CSB in terajoules (TJ) with additional divisions:
1) by dividing the relevant sectors of the energy balance sheet according to the activities referred to in Annexes 2 and 4 of the law On Pollution, i.e., separating the consumption of energy resources for self-producers, indicating energy used for own needs and the produced energy sold (electricity and heat energy) according to the type of energy resource in the relevant sectors;
2) by separating from the energy balance sheet sector - other consumers - commercial and public sector (33, 36-39, 45-47, 52, 53, 55, 56, 58-66, 68-75, 77-82, 84-88, 90-96, 99) - consumption of energy resources which is used in sector 1.A.5 of the common reporting format of the International Panel on Climate Change. Other (indicate the type, for example, military aviation) for calculations of emissions.

II. Annual Indicators Necessary for the Central Statistical Bureau of the Republic of Latvia for Reporting on the Time Period from 1990 until the Previous Calendar Year

Table 2

Priority indicators

No. Nomenclature - Eurostat energy efficiency indicators Numerator/denominator Guidance/definitions
1. MAKRO GDP, billion euro Gross domestic product at constant prices (source: National Accounts).
2. MAKRO B0 CO2, emissions from energy consumption, kt CO2, emissions from combustion of fossil fuels (IPCC source category 1A, sectoral approach)
GDP, billion euro Gross domestic product at constant prices (source: National Accounts).
3. TRANSPORT C0   Number of vehicle kilometres by passenger cars (source: transport statistics)
4. INDUSTRY A1 Gross value-added total industry, billion euro Gross value added at constant prices in manufacturing industries (NACE 10-33), construction (NACE 41-43) and mining and quarrying (except for the coal mines and oil and gas extraction) (NACE 7-9) (source: National Accounts)
5. HOUSEHOLDS A.1 Stock of permanently occupied dwellings, 1 000 Stock of permanently occupied dwellings
6. SERVICES A0 Gross value-added services, billion euro Gross value added at constant prices in services (NACE 33, 36-39, 45-57, 52, 53, 55, 56, 58-66, 58-75, 77-82, 84-88, 90-96, 99) (source: National Accounts)
7. TRANSFORMATION B0 All products - output by public and autoproducer thermal power stations, PJ Gross electricity sold to third parties (combined heat and power plants - CHP) and any heat produced by public and autoproducer thermal power and combined heat and power plants. Output from heat only plants is not included. Public thermal plants generate electricity (and heat) for sale to third parties, as their primary activity. They may be privately or publicly owned. Autoproducer thermal power stations generate electricity (and heat) wholly or partly for their use as an activity which supports their primary activity. The gross electricity generation is measured at the outlet of the main transformers, i.e. the consumption of electricity in the plant auxiliaries and in transformers is included. (source: energy balance)

Table 3

List of Additional Priority Indicators

No. Nomenclature - Eurostat energy efficiency indicators Numerator/denominator Guidance/definitions
1. TRANSPORT D0 Freight transport on road, mt/km Number of tonne-kilometres transported in light and heavy duty trucks on road; one tonne-kilometre represents the transport of one tonne by road over one kilometre (source: transport statistics)
2. INDUSTRY A1.1 Gross value-added - iron and steel industry, billion euro Gross value added at constant prices in manufacture of basic iron and steel and of ferro-alloys (NACE 24.1), manufacture of tubes, pipes, hollow profiles and related fittings, of steel (NACE 24.2), other first processing of iron and steel (NACE 24.3), casting of iron (NACE 24.51) and casting of steel (NACE 24.52) (source: National Accounts)
3. INDUSTRY A1.2 Gross value-added chemical industry, billion euro Gross value added at constant prices in manufacture of chemicals and chemical products (NACE 20) (source: National Accounts)
4. INDUSTRY A1.3 Gross value-added - glass, pottery and buildings materials industry, billion euro Gross value added at constant prices in manufacture of non-metallic mineral products (NACE 23) (source: National Accounts)

Table 4

List of Supplementary Indicators

No. Nomenclature - Eurostat energy efficiency indicators Numerator/denominator Guidance/definitions
1. TRANSPORT B0 Number of kilometres of diesel-driven passenger cars, million km Number of vehicle kilometres of total diesel-driven passenger cars licensed to use roads open to public traffic (source: transport statistics)
2. TRANSPORT B0 Number of kilometres of petrol-driven passenger cars, million km Number of vehicle kilometres of total petrol-driven passenger cars licensed to use roads open to public traffic (source: transport statistics)
3. TRANSPORT C0 Passenger transport by cars, mp/km Number of passenger-kilometres travelled in passenger cars; one passenger-kilometre is the transport of one passenger over one kilometre (source: transport statistics)
4. TRANSPORT E1 Domestic air-passengers, million Number of persons, excluding on-duty members of the flight and cabin crews, making a journey by air (domestic aviation only) (source: transport statistics)
5. INDUSTRY A1.4 Gross value-added - food, drink and tobacco industry, million euro Gross value added at constant prices in manufacture of food products and beverages (NACE 10-11) and tobacco products (NACE 12) (source: National Accounts)
6. INDUSTRY A1.5 Gross value-added - paper and printing industry, million euro Gross value added at constant prices in manufacture of paper and paper products (NACE 17) and publishing, printing and reproduction of recorded media (NACE 18) (source: National Accounts)
7. HOUSEHOLDS A0 Surface area of permanently occupied dwellings, million m2 Total surface area of permanently occupied dwellings
8. TRANSFORMATION D0 All products output by public thermal power stations, PJ Gross electricity sold to third parties (combined heat and power plants - CHP)and any heat produced by public thermal power and combined heat and power plants. Output from heat only plants is not included. Public thermal plants generate electricity (and heat) for sale to third parties (as their primary activity). They may be privately or publicly owned. The gross electricity generation is measured at the outlet of the main transformers, i.e. the consumption of electricity in the plant auxiliaries and in transformers is included (source: energy balance)
9. TRANSFORMATION E0 All products output by autoproducer thermal power stations, PJ Gross electricity sold to third parties (combined heat and power - CHP) and any heat produced by autoproducer thermal power and combined heat and power plants. Autoproducer thermal power stations generate electricity (and heat) wholly or partly for their use as an activity which supports their primary activity. The gross electricity generation is measured at the outlet of the main transformers, i.e. the consumption of electricity in the plant auxiliaries and in transformers is included (source: energy balance)
10. TRANSFORMATION All products output by public and autoproducer power stations, PJ Gross electricity sold to third parties (combined heat and power - CHP) and any heat produced by public and autoproducer power and combined heat and power plants. Includes electricity production from renewable sources and nuclear power (source: energy balance)
11. TRANSPORT Total final energy consumption from transport, PJ Includes total final energy consumption of transport from all energy sources (including biomass and electricity consumption) (source: energy balance).
12. INDUSTRY C0.3 Physical output of paper, kt Physical output of paper (NACE 17) (source: production statistics)
13. INDUSTRY Total final energy consumption from industry, PJ Includes total final energy consumption of industry from all energy sources (including biomass and electricity consumption) (source: energy balance).
14. HOUSEHOLDS Total final energy consumption from households, PJ Includes total final energy consumption of households from all energy sources (including biomass and electricity consumption) (source: energy balance)

Acting for the Minister for Environmental Protection
and Regional Development -
Minister for the Interior Rihards Kozlovskis

 

Annex 2
Cabinet Regulation No. 737
12 December 2017

Data to be Submitted by Companies for the Previous Calendar Year

I. Data to be submitted by companies corresponding to NACE Rev. 2 Code 23.51 of industrial products

Data regarding the cement clinker manufactured and its composition which has been determined at the laboratory of the company or another laboratory, using the method of measurements.

Table 1

Year Mixture of raw materials used for the manufacture of 1 t of clinker (t) CaCO3 in the mixture of raw materials (%) CaO in the mixture of raw materials (%) Heating losses of cement kiln dust (%) Chemical composition of cement clinker (annual average indicator)
SiO2 (%) Al2O3 (%) Fe2O3 (%) CaO (%) MgO (%) SO3 (%) Na2O (%) K2O (%) IR (%) Naeq (%)
                             
                             

II. Data to be submitted by companies corresponding to NACE Rev. 2 Code 24.10 of industrial products

Data of the products manufactured and raw materials used, carbon content in the basic iron used, scrap basic iron, and crude steel manufactured, consumption of carbon electrodes in electric furnaces.

Table 2

Year Products manufactured - crude steel (t) Raw materials Carbon content in products (%) Consumption of carbon electrodes (kg/t of products)
in open-hearth furnaces in electric furnaces coke (t) basic iron and scrap basic iron (t) scrap metal (t) in basic iron and scrap basic iron used in crude steel manufactured
                 
                 

III. Data to submitted by companies importing, transporting, storing, and selling natural gas

Table 3

[year]
Discharge source of greenhouse gas Greenhouse gas (kt)
CH4 CO2 N2O NMVOC NOx CO SO2
Controlled discharges              
1 B 2 b i              
Uncontrolled discharges              
1 B 2 b iii 4              
4.1.              
4.2.              
1 B 2 b iii 5              
1 B 2 b iii 6              
6.1.              
6.2.              
Total quantity of discharges (kt):              

Table 4

[year]
Discharge source of greenhouse gas Amount of discharges (m3)
CH4 CO2 N2O NMVOC NOx CO SO2
Controlled discharges              
1 B 2 b i              
Uncontrolled discharges              
1 B 2 b iii 4              
4.1.              
4.2.              
1 B 2 b iii 5              
1 B 2 b iii 6              
6.1.              
6.2.              
Total quantity of discharges (m3):              

Table 5

Data

Year

  TJ/kt Density of natural gas t/1000 m3
       

IV. SF6 data to be submitted by electricity supply companies

Table 6

Name of the company Year Quantity of SF6 in installations installed during the year (kg) Quantity of SF6 in operating installations until the reporting year (kg) SF6 extraordinary (emergency) discharges (kg) SF6 reserve stock in cylinders (kg)
MV HV MV HV MV HV
                 
                 

Abbreviations.
1. MV - medium voltage.
2. HV - high voltage.

V. Data to be submitted on sewage sludge gas (by manufacturers and users-companies)

Table 7

Data

Year

Methane content in gas (%) Quantity of gas combusted (m3)
     

Acting for the Minister for Environmental Protection
and Regional Development -
Minister for the Interior Rihards Kozlovskis

 

Annex 3
Cabinet Regulation No. 737
12 December 2017

Data to be Submitted by the State Agency of Medicines for the Previous Calendar Year

I. Data on handling of nitrogen (I) oxide (N2O) provided for the anaesthetic needs

Table 1

Quantity of brought-in N2O (t/g)
(the box shall be filled in if data is at the disposal of the SAM)
Quantity of N2O sold in Latvia (t/g)
   
   

II. Data on handling of nitrogen (I) oxide (N2O) provided for analgesics

Table 2

Quantity of brought-in N2O (t/g)
(the box shall be filled in if data is at the disposal of the SAM)
Quantity of N2O sold in Latvia (t/g)
   
   

III. Data on handling of nitrogen (I) oxide (N2O) consumed in veterinary medicine

Table 3

Quantity of brought-in N2O (t/g)
(the box shall be filled in if data is at the disposal of the SAM)
Quantity of N2O sold in Latvia (t/g)
   
   

IV. Emissions of fluorated greenhouse gas norflurane (HFC-134a) from medical inhalers

Table 4

Name of the medicinal product (aerosol dispenser) and name of the owner of the registration certificate Quantity of norflurane (HFC-134a) per unit (aerosol dispenser) (g) Number of packagings of the medicinal product (aerosol dispenser) sold in Latvia (units)
year
     
     

Acting for the Minister for Environmental Protection
and Regional Development -
Minister for the Interior Rihards Kozlovskis

 

Annex 4
Cabinet Regulation No. 737
12 December 2017

Format in which the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre and the Central Statistical Bureau Prepare Information on Data Conformity of the Energy Sector

TYPES OF HEATING FUEL Consumption notified in the GHG inventory1 Consumption obtained using the data notified in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1099/20082 Absolute difference3, 4 Relative difference5, 6 Differences explained7
(TJ)8 (TJ)9 (TJ)10 %11
Liquid fossil heating fuel Primary heating fuel Crude oil          
Orimulsion          
Natural gas liquids          
Secondary heating fuel Petroleum          
Kerosene type jet fuel          
Other kerosene          
Shale oil          
Gas oil/diesel fuel          
Heavy fuel oil          
Liquefied petroleum gases (LPG)          
Ethane          
Raw petroleum          
Bitumen          
Lubricants          
Petroleum coke          
Raw materials of oil refineries          
Other oil products          
Other liquid fossil heating fuel          
Other liquid fossil heating fuel in total          
Solid fossil heating fuel Primary heating fuel Anthracite          
Coking coal          
Other bituminous coal          
Sub-bituminous coal          
Lignite          
Oil shale and bituminous sand          
Secondary heating fuel Brown coal briquettes and hard coal briquettes          
Coke of coke ovens and gas coke          
Coal tar          
Other solid fossil heating fuel          
Other solid fossil heating fuel in total          
Gaseous fossil heating fuel Natural gas (methane without admixture of heavy hydrocarbons or with small admixture of heavy hydrocarbons)          
Other gaseous fossil heating fuel            
Gaseous fossil heating fuel in total            
Waste (fossil fraction)          
Other fossil heating fuel            
Peat              
Total          

1 To be completed by the State limited liability company "Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre".
2 To be completed by the Central Statistical Bureau.
3 Apparent consumption notified in the GHG report from which the apparent consumption obtained, using the data notified in accordance with Regulation No 1099/2008, is deducted.
4 To be completed by the State limited liability company "Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre".
5 Absolute difference divided by the apparent consumption indicated in the GHG report.
6 To be completed by the State limited liability company "Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre".
7 To be completed by the State limited liability company "Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre" and the Central Statistical Bureau.
8 kt and % values must be indicated up to one decimal place.
9 kt and % values must be indicated up to one decimal place.
10 kt and % values must be indicated up to one decimal place.
11 kt and % values must be indicated up to one decimal place.

Acting for the Minister for Environmental Protection
and Regional Development -
Minister for the Interior Rihards Kozlovskis

 

Annex 5
Cabinet Regulation No. 737
12 December 2017

Planned Indicators for the Preparation of Projections for 2018-2020, 2025, 2030, 2035, 2040, and 2050*

No. Sectoral indicators Responsible institution
I. Macroeconomy
1. Gross domestic product, in actual prices, billion EUR Ministry of Economics (hereinafter - MoE)
2. Increase in gross domestic products at constant prices, billion EUR and % MoE
3. Number of inhabitants, thous. MoE
4. Private consumption at constant prices, billion EUR MoE
5. Changes in added value of the commercial and public sector or tertiary sector (at constant prices, million EUR and %) MoE
6. Changes in added value of manufacturing industry (at constant prices, billion EUR and %) MoE
6.1. food industry MoE
6.2. light industry MoE
6.3. wood processing MoE
6.4. paper production and printing and publishing industry MoE
6.5. chemical industry MoE
6.6. manufacture of non-metallic mineral products MoE
6.7. manufacture of metals and fabricated metal products MoE
6.8. manufacture of electric and optical installations MoE
6.9. manufacture of machinery and installations MoE
6.10. manufacture of vehicles MoE
6.11. other sectors MoE
II. Energy sector
7. Gross domestic consumption of energy resources, PJ MoE in cooperation with the Institute of Physical Energetics (hereinafter - IPE)
7.1. oil products MoE in cooperation with IPE
7.2. natural gas MoE in cooperation with IPE
7.3. solid heating fuels (for example, coal, coke, peat) MoE in cooperation with IPE
7.4. renewable energy resources MoE in cooperation with IPE
7.4.1. biomass (excluding liquid biofuel) MoE in cooperation with IPE
7.4.2. liquid biofuel (biodiesel, bioethanol) MoE in cooperation with IPE
7.4.3. solar power MoE in cooperation with IPE
7.4.4. other renewable energy resources (for example, water power, wind power, geothermal power) MoE in cooperation with IPE
7.5. other energy resources MoE in cooperation with IPE
7.6. net electricity import (-/+) MoE in cooperation with IPE
8. Gross electricity produced according to the type of energy resource, GWhe MoE in cooperation with IPE
8.1. from oil products MoE in cooperation with IPE
8.2. from natural gas MoE in cooperation with IPE
8.3. from solid heating fuels (for example, coal, coke, peat) MoE in cooperation with IPE
8.4. from renewable energy resources MoE in cooperation with IPE
8.5. from other energy resources MoE in cooperation with IPE
9. Electricity demand according to sectors MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.1. energy generation and transmission, PJ MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.1.1. oil products MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.1.2. natural gas MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.1.3. solid heating fuels (for example, coal, coke, peat) MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.1.4. renewable energy resources MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.1.5. other energy resources MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.2. manufacturing (including construction), PJ MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.2.1. oil products MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.2.2. natural gas MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.2.3. solid heating fuels (for example, coal, coke, peat) MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.2.4. renewable energy resources MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.2.5. electricity MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.2.6. heat energy MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.2.7. other energy resources MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.3. commercial and public sector or tertiary sector, PJ MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.3.1. oil products MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.3.2. natural gas MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.3.3. solid heating fuels (for example, coal, coke, peat) MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.3.4. renewable energy resources MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.3.5. electricity MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.3.6. heat energy MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.3.7. other energy resources MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.4. households, PJ MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.4.1. oil products MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.4.2. natural gas MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.4.3. solid heating fuels (for example, coal, coke, peat) MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.4.4. renewable energy resources MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.5. road transport, PJ MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.5.1. petrol (from it bioethanol) MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.5.2. diesel fuel (from it biodiesel) MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.5.3. jet fuel MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.5.4. other oil products MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.5.5. natural gas MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.5.6. renewable energy resources MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.5.7. other energy resources MoE in cooperation with IPE
9.6. days of heating degrees, number MoE in cooperation with IPE
III. Transport
10. Turnover of passengers in public transport (buses, trams, trolley buses, railway), mill. of passenger-kilometres Ministry of Transport (hereinafter - MoT) in cooperation with IPE
11. Turnover of passengers in road transport, mill. of passenger-kilometres MoT in cooperation with IPE
12. Freight turnover in road transport, mill. of t/km MoT in cooperation with IPE
13. Freight turnover in railway, mill. of t/km MoT
13.1. including with diesel locomotives MoT
13.2. with electric locomotives MoT
IV. Construction (in commercial and public sector or tertiary sector)
14. Average area of a dwelling per inhabitant, m2 MoE in cooperation with IPE
15. Average area per employee in the commercial and public sector or tertiary sector, m2 per employee MoE in cooperation with IPE
16. Number of dwellings, 1000 dwellings MoE in cooperation with IPE
17. Number of employees in the commercial and public sector or tertiary sector, 1000 employees MoE in cooperation with IPE
V. Agriculture
18. Cattle, thous. Ministry of Agriculture (hereinafter - MoA) in cooperation with the Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (hereinafter - LULST)
18.1. dairy cows MoA in cooperation with LULST
18.2. average milk yield from one cow, kg g-1 MoA in cooperation with LULST
19. Sheep, thous. MoA in cooperation with LULST
20. Pigs, thous. MoA in cooperation with LULST
21. Poultry, thous. MoA in cooperation with LULST
22. Goat, thous. MoA in cooperation with LULST
23. Horses, thous. MoA in cooperation with LULST
24. Fur animals, thous. MoA in cooperation with LULST
25. Rabbits, thous. MoA in cooperation with LULST
26. Deer, thous. MoA in cooperation with LULST
27. Manure management systems (liquid, solid or other manure storage, grazing period (sum total 100 %)) according to the species of farmed animals, % MoA in cooperation with LULST
27.1. manure management systems of dairy cows MoA in cooperation with LULST
27.2. manure management systems of other cattle MoA in cooperation with LULST
27.3. manure management systems of sheep and goat MoA in cooperation with LULST
27.4. manure management systems of pigs MoA in cooperation with LULST
27.5. manure management systems of poultry MoA in cooperation with LULST
28. Nitrogen quantity in manure according to the species of farmed animals, kg/year MoA in cooperation with LULST
29. Use of land to be used in agriculture:

- arable land (including total area of sowings)

- perennial plantings

- meadows and grazing land

MoA in cooperation with LULST and the Latvian State Forest Research Institute "Silava" (hereinafter - SILAVA)
30. Sowing area of agricultural crops, ha MoA in cooperation with LULST
30.1. wheat MoA in cooperation with LULST
30.2. barley MoA in cooperation with LULST
30.3. oats MoA in cooperation with LULST
30.4. rye MoA in cooperation with LULST
30.5. other cereals MoA in cooperation with LULST
30.6. legumes MoA in cooperation with LULST
30.7. industrial crop MoA in cooperation with LULST
30.8. potatoes MoA in cooperation with LULST
30.9. vegetables MoA in cooperation with LULST
30.10. Fodder crop-forage crop MoA in cooperation with LULST
31. Total harvest of agricultural crops, thous. of t MoA in cooperation with LULST
31.1. cereals (indicating wheat, rye, barley, oats, etc., separately) MoA in cooperation with LULST
31.2. legumes MoA in cooperation with LULST
31.3. industrial crops MoA in cooperation with LULST
31.4. potatoes MoA in cooperation with LULST
31.5. vegetables MoA in cooperation with LULST
31.6. Fodder crops-forage crops MoA in cooperation with LULST
32. Nitrogen used mineral fertilisers for fertilising agricultural crops (recalculating 100 % in plant nutritional elements), thous. of t MoA in cooperation with LULST
32.1. for wheat MoA in cooperation with LULST
32.2. for barley MoA in cooperation with LULST
32.3. for oats MoA in cooperation with LULST
32.4. for rye MoA in cooperation with LULST
32.5. for other cereals MoA in cooperation with LULST
32.6. for legumes MoA in cooperation with LULST
32.7. for industrial crops MoA in cooperation with LULST
32.8. for potatoes MoA in cooperation with LULST
32.9. for vegetables MoA in cooperation with LULST
32.10. for fodder crops-forage crops MoA in cooperation with LULST
33. Liming material used, thous. of t MoA in cooperation with LULST
VI. Land use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF)
34. Afforested area in the cut of dominant tree species and forest types, ha MoA in cooperation with SILAVA
35. Logging in the cut of felling types, dominant tree species, and forest types, m3 MoA in cooperation with SILAVA
36. Afforested area in the cut of forest types and land use types, ha MoA in cooperation with SILAVA
37. Use of nitrogen fertiliser in forest, tonnes of N MoA in cooperation with SILAVA
38. Amelioration systems arranged anew and reconstructed in forest land, ha MoA in cooperation with SILAVA
39. Nursing of young stands in the cut of forest types and dominant species, ha MoA in cooperation with SILAVA
40. Area of damaged renewed forest stands (after wildfire, windthrow, or other damages) MoA in cooperation with SILAVA
41. Use of bred planting material in reforestation in the cut of dominant species, ha MoA in cooperation with SILAVA
42. Area of renewed low-value plants in the cut of species (after renewal) and forest types, ha MoA in cooperation with SILAVA
43. Area of land to be used in agriculture in the cut of crops, ha MoA in cooperation with SILAVA and LULST
44. Amelioration systems arranged anew and reconstructed in land to be used in agriculture, ha MoA in cooperation with SILAVA
45. Newly arranged plantings of woody plants, including orchards and short rotation tree plantations in land to be used in agriculture, ha MoA in cooperation with SILAVA
46. Change of the land category of land use, land-use change and forestry sector in division according to the types of land use, ha MoA in cooperation with SILAVA
VII. Waste management
47. Quantity of solid household waste generated, t MoEPRD in cooperation with the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre (hereinafter - LEGMC)
48. Part of biodegradable waste from the total quantity of household waste, % MoEPRD in cooperation with LEGMC
49. Quantity of solid household waste disposed of in landfills, t or % MoEPRD in cooperation with LEGMC
50. Quantity of incinerated household waste, t or % MoEPRD in cooperation with LEGMC
51. Quantity of composted household waste, t or % MoEPRD in cooperation with LEGMC
VIII. Wastewater management
52. Number of inhabitants connected to the wastewater treatment facilities, persons MoEPRD in cooperation with LEGMC
53. Quantity of sewage sludge generated and used/deployed, t MoEPRD in cooperation with LEGMC
54. Quantity of wastewater discharged, thous. of m3 MoEPRD in cooperation with LEGMC
55. Residual pollution of nitrogen discharged into the environment with industrial wastewater, t MoEPRD in cooperation with LEGMC

Note.
* The intended indicators shall be submitted for the subsequent years until 2035, and an indication in respect of perspective until 2050 shall be added.

Acting for the Minister for Environmental Protection
and Regional Development -
Minister for the Interior Rihards Kozlovskis


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Title: Siltumnīcefekta gāzu inventarizācijas un prognožu sagatavošanas nacionālās sistēmas izveidošanas .. Status:
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Issuer: Cabinet of Ministers Type: regulation Document number: 737Adoption: 12.12.2017.Entry into force: 16.12.2017.Publication: Latvijas Vēstnesis, 249, 15.12.2017. OP number: 2017/249.5
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