The famous judgment of Administrative High Court (Consiglio di Stato) n. 1229/2018 on end of waste status for material recovered from nappies using a case by case permit completely stopped the permitting process of many waste treatment plant that was looking for an End-of-waste permit. This stop includes also the biomethane production plants from organic waste.

The administration of Regione Lombardia adopted on May 15th, 2019 a specific regional decree that allows the local administrations to continue the permitting process of the most important biofuel.

Regione Lazio administration has adopted yesterday a similar decree in order to provide the biogas plant and organic waste recovery plants the permit to provide biomethane to the grid management company and obtain the incentives.