Common Waste Gas Management and Treatment Systems in the Chemical Sector

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This BREF concerns the chemical industry and covers the management and treatment of channelled and diffuse emissions to air arising from a variety of sources associated with chemical production processes listed in points 4.1 to 4.6 of Annex I to the Industrial Emissions Directive 2010/75/EU (IED).

This BREF specifically addresses channelled and diffuse emissions to air from the production of polymers (i.e. polyolefins, PVC and viscose) and synthetic rubbers.

This BREF is part of the series of reference documents concerning the chemical industry, which are already adopted by the European Commission under the framework of the IED: