European Commission logo
European IPPC Bureau

Filter by


BREF news

The first draft of the revised BREF for the Ceramic Manufacturing Industry (CER) has been issued for comments. Deadline to provide comments 31 October 2023.

BREF news

The Final Meeting for the review of the best available techniques reference document for the Smitheries and Foundries Industry (SF BREF) took place as a hybrid meeting between 26 and 30 June 2023.

IED news

The eighteenth meeting of the IED Article 13 forum took place on 22 May 2023. The forum expressed its opinion on the best available techniques reference documents for the Slaughterhouses, Animal By-products and/or Edible Co-products industries (SA BREF).


The Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2022/2508 establishing the BAT conclusions for the textiles industry has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union.


The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is organising a Workshop on the “Methodologies to prioritise chemicals for prevention and control of emissions from industrial installation” on 13 February 2023 (12:30-17:30 CET).

The workshop will bring together knowledge and views from authorities and industry to discuss and compare practical approaches for inventorying and prioritising chemicals used at industrial sites.

The goal is to identify methods that follow the safety assessment principles defined in REACH and the pollution prevention approach in IED, and that can be applied by site operators as part of their management system.

More information can be found in the attached document.


The Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2022/2427 establishing the BAT conclusions for common waste gas management and treatment systems in the chemical sector has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union.