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Integrated Pollution Prewention and Control - IPPC

Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control - a permitting system for industrial plants based on an EU directive of the same name - IPPC directive, 96/61/EC. The directive concerns the most polluting industry sectors. Some sectors are only covered if exceeding certain capacities. The six categories are:
- Energy industry
- Production and processing of metals
- Mineral industry
- Chemical industry
- Waste management

Other activities (pulp & paper, textile, tanneries, slaughter houses, food production, intensive rearing of poultry or pigs, surface treatment using organic solvents, production of hard burnt coal or electrographite)

IPPC provisions:

Emphasis on
- integrated permitting
- BAT (best available techniques) and prevention of pollution
- public access
- control of compliance

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Ministry of the Environment, Department of the Environmental Protection Instruments
52/54 Wawelska Street, 00-922 Warsaw, tel. +48 22 5792314, fax +48 22 5792217