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Title: Process industry regulation : integrated pollution control (IPC)
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
The Environment Agency is the statutory authority in England and Wales for the regulation of the largest and most complex industrial processes. This duty involves permitting, enforcing, inspecting and monitoring under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 [EPA90] Part I. This EA booklet aims to analyse the concept Integrated Pollution Control (IPC) of industrial processes. EPA90 requires those who wish to operate one of the listed processes, to apply for an authorisation from the Environment Agency. The Agency ensures that pollution, particularly from industrial sources, is prevented or that it does not reach unacceptable levels, as required under national legislation. In addition, it enforces anti-pollution aspects of various items of European Union legislation and international environmental treaties. This involves: gathering and appraising data and information; undertaking assessments based on the data; and assessing environmental harm, using informed judgement, and acting on this assessment.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: [after 1996]
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Environment AgencyPollution controlWaste managementWaste disposalIndustry regulationIndustrial pollution
Extent: n.p. [2]
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