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Title: Environmental Protection Act 1990 Best Practical Environmental Option and Other Assessment Methods: Case Study Comparisons
Author: M K Barry
Author: D T E Hunt
Author: A J Dobbs
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: Environment Agency Project ID:EAPRJOUT_454, Representation ID: 139, Object ID: 1793
Abstract:
Section 7(2) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (EPA 90) outlines the objectives that must be met by the Environment Agency when setting conditions in authorisations for Integrated Pollution Control (IPC). The Agency, has developed a Methodology for the identification of the IPC best practicable environmental option (BPEO). The specific requirements of this study were twofold. Firstly to review a number of other environmental assessment methodologies with a view to identifying any elements of them that may be used to augment and complement the IPC BPEO Methodology. Secondly to review a number of case studies that have recently been undertaken using the IPC BPEO Methodology to identify specific areas where the Agency’s guidance may be improved. A number of recommendations are made as to how the IPC BPEO Methodology may be further developed.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Subject Keywords: Water pollutionEnvironmental protectionRegulationsBrackishwater environmentFreshwater ecologyMarine environment
Extent: 77
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:4490
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