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Best Available Techniques (BAT): New Standards

Best Available Techniques (BAT): New Standards aim to increase value or reduce costs. ECOS works with our clients to increase value or reduce costs by implementing new Best Available Techniques (BAT) emissions and efficiency standards.  The new specifications are the result of a review of the Best Available Techniques (BAT) Reference Document (BREF) for Waste...

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Review of BAT Reference document for Waste Treatments Closing date is Friday 21st March 2014

The European IPPC Bureau publishes a range of reference documents on Best Available Techniques (commonly known as Bref Documents or Brefs). A review of the reference document on Best Available Techniques for waste treatments (WT Bref) has commenced. The Bureau will be assisted by a technical working group (TWG) comprising representatives from the EU member...

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Environmental Management: Draft BAT for pig and poultry installations issued

The European Commission’s Seville-based IPPC bureau has released the second draft of revised EU guidance on best available techniques (BAT) to reduce pollution from pig and poultry installations. The new draft specifies BAT techniques and their associated emission levels (AELs) from which limit values will be derived in pollution permits determined by national authorities, taking into account local conditions....

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Industrial Emissions Directive: Stricter limits and implications for business

It is often quite alarming to find out that, otherwise, good business are not aware of new laws which could have serious implication for the sustainability and indeed the viability of their business activities. The Directive on industrial emissions 2010/75/EU (IED) was due to be transposed into national legislation by Member States by 7 January 2013.  The...

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