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Environmental Requirements for Industrial Permitting, Vol 1 - Approaches and Instruments -- Vol 2 - OECD Workshop on the Use of Best Available Technologies and Environmental Quality Objectives, Paris, 9-11 May 1996 -- Vol 3 - Regulatory Approaches in OECD Countries, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

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Environmental Requirements for Industrial Permitting, Vol 1 - Approaches and Instruments -- Vol 2 - OECD Workshop on the Use of Best Available Technologies and Environmental Quality Objectives, Paris, 9-11 May 1996 -- Vol 3 - Regulatory Approaches in OECD Countries, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Language
eng
Abstract
Environmental permits have played a major role in improving industry's environmental performance across the last few decades. Because they adopt a precautionary approach during the setting of environmental requirements, permitting strategies have also favoured pollution prevention. However, current permitting systems will have to adapt to address growing pressures on the environment. How are OECD countries currently meeting this challenge? What are the main features of the laws, regulations, policies and practices governing the negotiation and delivery of industrial permits in OECD countries? This publication's three volumes give new insights into these questions. Volume 1 contains a policy study entitled Environmental Requirements for Industrial Permitting: Approaches and Instruments. This report is the first comprehensive review of permitting practices for industry in OECD Member countries. It explores the principles behind environmental permits and identifies major trends in their use. In particular, the report examines how technology-based requirements and environmental quality objectives are used together to develop permit conditions. Results are also presented from four sectoral case studies of the iron and steel, metal finishing, pulp and paper, and oil refining industry . Volume 2 contains the proceedings of an unprecedented OECD workshop on "Environmental Permitting of Industrial Facilities". This international workshop brought together nearly 100 government experts, regulators, permit writers, industry permit holders and other private sector representatives from OECD Member and Observer countries in Europe, North America and the Asia-Pacific region. Considering the wide range of policies, practices and viewpoints discussed, the workshop represented a significant step toward a mutual international understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of current environmental permitting systems. Volume 3 provides a valuable reference guide on regulatory approaches to environmental permitting in OECD countries. It presents the main features of the laws, regulations, policies and practices governing the negotiation and delivery of industrial permits in eighteen OECD Member countries, the European Union and other international organisations
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international or intergovernmental publication
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Environmental Requirements for Industrial Permitting
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Nature of contents
dictionaries
Responsibility statement
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Sub title
Vol 1 - Approaches and Instruments -- Vol 2 - OECD Workshop on the Use of Best Available Technologies and Environmental Quality Objectives, Paris, 9-11 May 1996 -- Vol 3 - Regulatory Approaches in OECD Countries
Table Of Contents
VOLUME I. APPROACHES AND INSTRUMENTS -- Executive Summary -- Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. Role and Objectives of Environmental Permitting -- Chapter 3. Factors and Trends in Permitting Approaches -- Chapter 4. Results of the BAT-EQO Case Studies in Four Industrial Sectors (pulp and peper, metal finishing, oil refining, and iron and steel) -- Chapter 5. Key Issue for Improving Environmental Permitting -- Chapter 6. Conclusions and Recommendations -- References -- VOLUME II. OECD WORKSHOP ON THE USE OF BEST AVAILABLE TECHNOLOGIES AND ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY OBJECTIVES -- Executive Summary -- 1. Workshop Keynote Presentations -- Achieving the Best for Environment and for the Future by Dr. David Slater, Director, Pollution Prevention and Control, UK Environment Agency -- Environmental Requirements for Industrial Permitting by Dr. Jürgen A. Philipp, Federation of the German Industry and Thyssen Stahl AG -- What does the Environment Need from a Permit? by Ann Hillyer, West Coast Environmental Law Association, Canada -- The IPPC Directive: Implementation and Issues by Leopoldo Rubinacci, European Commission, DG XI, Brussels -- 2. Presentation of the Sectoral Case Studies -- 2.1 Iron and steel case study -- Sector overview by Alain Rajotte, OECD Secretariat -- Issuing a Permit for a Steel Plant on the Basis of BAT-Driven Emission Limit Values: A Swedish Example by Hans Lannerblom (Swedish EPA), Kjell Lundström (SSAB Oxelösund Ltd -- 2.2 Metal finishing case study -- Sector overview by Geertjan Smits, TEBODIN, the Netherlands -- Issuing Permits for SMEs of the Metal Finishing Industry: A Dutch Example by Stephan Daamen (Dutch Water Board), Hans Du Mortier (Association for Surface Finishing Techniques) -- 2.3 Oil refining case study -- Sector overview by Christine Hemming, Chrysalis Environment Consulting, United Kingdom -- Issuing Permits for Oil Refineries According to the "Concentration Bubble" Concept: A Belgian Example by Philemon Berckmoes, Esso Benelux -- 2.4 Pulp and paper case study -- Sector overview by David Halliburton, Environment Canada -- Issuing Permits for Pulp and Paper Plants in a More Sensitive Environment: A Canadian Example by Ian Mackenzie, Alberta’s Standards Specialist, Canada -- 2.5 Outcome of the case study presentations -- 3. Workshop Sessions -- 3.1 Session 1 – Combining BAT and EQO in permitting requirements -- The Combined Use of Technology-Based Requirements and Environmental Media Requirements in Setting Good Permit Conditions by Lex de Jonge, Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and Environment, the Netherlands -- -3.2 Session 2 – Achieving pollution prevention through permitting approaches -- How Can Pollution Prevention Be Acheived More Effectively through Permitting System Mechanisms? by Emelie Enckell-Sarkola, Finnish Environment Institute, Finland -- 3.3 Session 3 – Integrated permitting systems and approaches -- The Swedish Integrated Permitting System by Ulf Bjällås, National Licensing Board for Environment Protection, Sweden -- 3.4 Session 4 – Incorporating economic considerations into permitting decisions -- The Role of Economic Considerations in Environmental Permitting by David Mottershead, Department of the Environment, United Kingdom, Dr. Horst Mierheim, Federal Environment Agency, Germany  -- Summary of discussions and recommendations -- 4. Closing Session: Conclusions on Workshop Discussions  -- The limits of permitting systems -- Remaining issues -- Annexes -- Workshop Programme -- Participant List -- VOLUME III. REGULATORY APPROACHES IN OECD COUNTRIES -- INTRODUCTION -- BELGIUM -- CANADA -- DENMARK -- FINLAND -- FRANCE -- GERMANY -- HUNGARY -- ITALY -- JAPAN -- KOREA -- NETHERLANDS -- NEW ZEALAND -- NORWAY -- SWEDEN -- SWITZERLAND -- UNITED KINGDOM -- UNITED STATES -- EUROPEAN UNION -- INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS -- REFERENCES
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