Vietnam Vietnam announces schedule for revision and establishment of National Technical Standards (QCVN) on the environment

Including a wide range of contents such as environmental standards, wastewater standards, exhaust gas standards, microplastics, POPs, etc.

On November 25, 2020, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Vietnam enacted the “Decision No. 2664/QD-BTNMT on approval of the plan to develop National Technical Regulation (QCVN) on the environment for the period 2020-2022”. According to this decision, 25 National Technical Regulations will be revised by 2021 and 6 National Technical Regulations will be newly established in 2022 in the environmental field. The original text of this decision can be downloaded from the following URL.
http://www.monre.gov.vn/Pages/quyet-dinh-so-2664qd-btnmt.aspx?cm=V%C4%83n%20b%E1%BA%A3n%20ch%E1%BB%89%20%C4%91%E1%BA%A1o%20%C4%91i%E1%BB%81u%20h%C3%A0nh

 

Plan for 2020

No. Name Contents
1 National Technical Regulation on ambient air quality To amend and supplement

QCVN 06:2009/BTNMT;
QCVN 05:2013/BTNMT

2 National Technical Regulation on surface water quality To amend and supplement

QCVN 08-MT:2015/BTNMT

3 National Technical Regulation on marine water quality To amend and supplement

QCVN 10-MT:2015/BTNMT

4 National Technical Regulation on ground water quality To amend and supplement

QCVN 09-MT:2015/BTNMT

5 National Technical Regulation on soil quality To amend and supplement

QCVN 45:2012/BTNMT;
QCVN 54:2013/BTNMT;
QCVN 03-MT:2015/BTNMT;
QCVN 15:2008/BTNMT

6 National Technical Regulation on industrial wastewater To amend and supplement

QCVN 25:2009/BTNMT;
QCVN 28:2010/BTNMT;
QCVN 29:2010/BTNMT;
QCVN 40:2011/BTNMT;
QCVN 01-MT:2015/BTNMT;
QCVN 11-MT:2015/BTNMT;
QCVN 12-MT:2015/BTNMT;
QCVN 13-MT:2015/BTNMT;
QCVN 60-MT:2015/BTNMT;
QCVN 63:2017/BTNMT;
QCVN 52:2017/BTNMT

7 National Technical Regulation on industrial emissions To amend and supplement

QCVN 19:2009/BTNMT;
QCVN 20:2009/BTNMT;
QCVN 21:2009/BTNMT;
QCVN 22:2009/BTNMT;
QCVN 23:2009/BTNMT;
QCVN 34:2010/BTNMT;
QCVN 02:2012/BTNMT;
QCVN 30:2012/BTNMT;
QCVN 61-MT:2016/BTNMT;
QCVN 51:2017/BTNMT

8 National Technical Regulation on the effluent of livestock To amend and supplement

QCVN 62-MT:2016/BTNMT

9 National Technical Regulation on environment for imported steel scraps for production To amend and supplement

QCVN31:2018/BTNMT

10 National Technical Regulation on environment for imported plastic scraps for production To amend and supplement

QCVN32:2018/BTNMT

11 National Technical Regulation on environment for imported paper scraps for production To amend and supplement

QCVN33:2018/BTNMT

12 National Technical Regulation on environment for imported glass scrap for production To amend and supplement

QCVN65:2018/BTNMT

13 National Technical Regulation on environment for imported non-ferrous metal scraps for production To amend and supplement

QCVN66:2018/BTNMT

14 National Technical Regulation on environment for imported slag from iron or steel industry for production To amend and supplement

QCVN67:2018/BTNMT

 

Plan for 2021

No. Name Contents
1 National Technical Regulation on noise To amend and supplement

QCVN26:2010/BTNMT

2 National Technical Regulation on vibration To amend and supplement

QCVN27:2010/BTNMT

3 National Technical Regulation on sediment quality To amend and supplement

QCVN43:2017/BTNMT

4 National Technical Regulation on domestic wastewater To amend and supplement

QCVN14:2008/BTNMT

5 National Technical Regulation on discharge of drilling fluids and drilling cuttings for offshore oil and gas facilities To amend and supplement

QCVN36:2010/BTNMT

6 National Technical Regulation on discharged produced water for offshore oil and gas facilities To amend and supplement

QCVN35:2010/BTNMT

7 National Technical Regulation on infectious healthcare waste autoclave To amend and supplement

QCVN55:2013/BTNMT

8 National Technical Regulation on hazardous waste thresholds To amend and supplement

QCVN07:2009/BTNMT

9 National Technical Regulation on co- processing of hazardous waste in cement kiln To amend and supplement

QCVN41:2011/BTNMT

10 National Technical Regulation on hazardous thresholds for sludges from water treatment process To amend and supplement

QCVN50:2013/BTNMT

11 National Technical Regulation on waste oil recycling To amend and supplement

QCVN56:2013/BTNMT

 

Plan for 2022

No. Name Contents
1 National Technical Regulation on solid waste landfill Scheduled to be newly established
2 National Technical Regulation on facilities for waste treatment and recycling Scheduled to be newly established
3 National Technical Regulation on microplastics in products and goods Scheduled to be newly established
4 National Technical Regulation on exhaust gas from transportation systems Scheduled to be newly established
5 National Technical Regulation on allowable limits of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and Persistent Toxic Substances (PTS) in raw materials, fuels, ingredients, products, goods and facilities Scheduled to be newly established
6 National Technical Regulation on construction and facilities for on-site wastewater treatment Scheduled to be newly established