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Title: Iron and steel making processes
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
This IPC Guidance Note is issued by the Environment Agency as one of a series of guidance notes for processes prescribed for Integrated Pollution Control (IPC) in Regulations made under Section 2 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (EPA90). It is a guide on techniques and standards relevant to processes involved in the production of iron and steel including air quality, volatile organic compounds, water quality, groundwater protection and waste oils. It supersedes Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Pollution's Chief Inspector's Guidance Notes IPR 2/1 and IPR 2/3 published by HMSO in 1994. Reference is also made to techniques which will be relevant to the proposed Integrated Pollution and Prevention (IPPC) regulations. It is a guide on techniques and standards relevant to the processes covered by the Note. These processes include raw material handling, sintering, Blast furnace iron making, iron desulphurization, basic oxygen steel making, electric arc steelmaking, slag handling, casting, rolling and cleaning.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: 1999
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: IronSteelIndustrial pollutionAir qualityWater qualityGroundwater pollutionOrganic compoundsEnvironmental monitoring
Extent: 72
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