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Monitoring of emissions to air and water from IED installations

The aim of this document is to inform competent authorities and operators of the general aspects of the monitoring of emissions from installations under the scope of the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED, 2010/75/EU) and to bring together information on monitoring of emissions that may be of use to Technical Working Group (TWG) members including the European IPPC Bureau when working on sectoral BAT reference documents (BREFs) and more specifically on the BAT conclusions, the key parts of the BREFs.

This document addresses general principles and other relevant aspects concerning the monitoring of emissions and associated parameters that are the basis for deciding on the monitoring approach and frequency, as well as on the gathering, treatment and reporting of monitoring data. This document aims to promote the accuracy, reliability, representativeness and comparability of monitoring data from industrial installations.

General Principles of Monitoring


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