Industrial Emissions Directive, BREF & BAT
Waste Treatment BREF - April 2017 UpdateThe final technical working group meeting was held in March 2017 and many BAT conclusions discussed.
Waste Treatment BREF - February 2017 UpdateThe next draft of the BAT conclusions was published.
Waste Treatment BREF - January 2017 updateLatest progress on revising the BREF and next steps in 2017.
Waste Treatment BREF - November 2016 UpdateUpdate on progress towards the review of the Waste Treatment BREF including feedback from webinars looking at BAT -Associated Emission Levels and next steps.
Waste Treatment BREF - emissions to air and waterThe IPPC Bureau are holding a webinar to discuss the associated emission levels (AELs) for emissions from biological treatment and have released the data that were used to derive the AELs.
June 2016 update on progress with Waste Treatment BREFThe JRC have issued an update on progress with the Waste Treatment BREF
REA respond to the first draft of the BREFREA consulted members on the first draft of the Best Available Techniques Reference Document (BREF) for WasteTreatment and submitted a response.
BREF - Update from subgroup meeting January 2016With the first draft of the BREF published in December, REA attended a meeting in Berlin with the biological treatment sub-group to discuss the BAT conclusions.
11th Jan 2016 - Feedback needed on BAT conclusionsWe need your feedback on the BAT conclusions contained within Chapter 6 of the draft waste treatment BREF.
Draft 1 of Waste Treatment BREFThe first draft of the revised waste treatment BREF has been published. This includes a chapter dedicated to biological treatment.
EA technical guidance on BAT for composting and ADEA have drafted some best available technique (BAT) guidance for composting and anaerobic digestion.
SEPA technical guidance on BAT for compostingFollowing a consultation earlier in the year, SEPA have published guidance on the composting process and on what they consider to be BAT for the composting of waste.
Latest update: BREF Key Environmental Indicators for AD and CompostingKey Environmental Indicators for Composting and AD have been proposed by the Biological Treatment Sub Group working to inform the review of the Waste Treatment BREF.
ECN working on Key Environmental Indicators for compostingAn ECN working group will soon meet to discuss draft proposals for Key Environmental Indicators for composting (indoors and outdoors).
Feedback needed on key environmental issues for AD to inform waste treatment BREFWe would like your feedback on the proposals for key environmental issues for AD. The document is only 2 pages long and includes KEIs as: odour, dust, hydrogen sulphide, ammonia and methane.
Summary of the meeting of the biological group with the Bureau on 11th and 12th June in AmsterdamThe WT BREF biological subgroup met with the JRC-IPTS (i.e. EIPPC Bureau) in Amsterdam on 11th and 12th June to discuss the progress made with the WT BREF review. This article includes a summary of the discussions held at the meeting and highlights important feedback required from members by 13th July.
Latest developments: Summary of meeting with the Bureau on 27th MarchSummary of the meeting with the JRC-IPTS (i.e. EIPPC Bureau) in Seville on 27th March, within a small delegation of the biological subgroup, consisting of representatives from the biowaste industries and the environmental regulators across Europe.
11/03/2015 Update on the Waste Treatment BREF reviewThis article contains the latest update on the review of the waste treatment BREF, in particular the progress made with drafting chapter 4, the plant specific data collation and the next meeting with the JRC-IPTS in Seville.
09/01/2015 Latest update on the Waste Treatment BREF reviewJust before Christmas the EIPPC Bureau (JRC-IPTS) sent us the latest update on the review of the WT BREF.
Latest update on the Waste Treatment BREF data collationIn July 2014 the EIPPC Bureau (JRC-IPTS) launched a plant-specific data collation which will be used to draw Best Available Techniques and define BAT AELs (emission levels) for the waste sector (including the biowaste sector). This article contains the latest update on the data collation.
Where are we with the review of the Waste Treatment BREF?This article is a reminder of what is the current state of the Waste Treatment BREF review, how REA has been working to shape the review for the benefits of its members and what the next steps are in this process.
Reminder about submitting to the EA duly-made applications for IED-installationsComposting and AD sites which are newly prescribed activities under the Industrial Emissions Directive are reminded that they need to submit their duly-made application ASAP.
Waste treatment BREF review: draft BAT for AD and composting now available for commentsDrafts of Best Available Techniques for biological treatments, which will be proposed for inclusion in Chapter 5 of the WT BREF (the chapter containing BAT for waste treatments), are now available for comments.
Update from the EA on waste operations moving to IEDThis is an update from the EA IED Project Board on waste operations moving to the IED regime.
Chapter 4 describing techniques to consider for the determination of BATs is now finalisedThe draft Chapter 4 of the Waste Treatment BREF has now been finalised by the JRC biological treatment group.
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