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Common Waste Water and Waste Gas Treatment/Management Systems in the Chemical Sector

This BREF concerns the chemical industry and covers the following issues:

  • environmental management systems;
  • water saving;
  • waste water management, collection, and treatment;
  • waste management;
  • treatment of waste water sludge with the exception of incineration;
  • waste gas management, collection, and treatment;
  • flaring;
  • diffuse emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) to air;
  • odour emissions;
  • noise emissions.
Common Waste Water and Waste Gas Treatment

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