Factsheet: Industrial emissions directive (Dir. 2010/75/EU)

Industrial emissions directive (Dir. 2010/75/EU)

Key Information

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Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Industrial Emissions Directive - Directive 2010/75/EU of 24 November 2010 on industrial emissions (integrated pollution prevention and control)
Description: 
The IED is the successor of the IPPC Directive and in essence, it is about minimising pollution from various industrial sources throughout the European Union. Operators of industrial installations operating activities covered by Annex I of the IED are required to obtain an integrated permit from the authorities in the EU countries.
Goal/Aim: 
Limit the emissions of industrial installations.
Responsible Authority: 
DG Environment

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2011