By Mads Kobberø and Anne Sophie K. Vilsbøll
Written by associates from the Bech-Bruun sector team for Energy and energy supply.
Environmental regulation in Denmark consists of a number of Danish acts and statutory orders as well as EU legislation dealing with environmental protection, chemical substances and products, waste management and contaminated soil. Approximately half of new regulations are derived from EU directives. The main part of the Danish statutes are framework rules and rules delegating power.