Local Air Pollution Prevention and Control: risk method
- Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
- Part of:
- Environmental permitting: resources for local authorities and Environmental quality
- 1 April 2005
Guide for local authorities determining levels of risk for activities regulated under the LAPPC regime.
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Risk assessment using this method is based upon both the nature of the process and the way in which it’s managed. It’s divided into 2 parts:
- Environmental Impact Appraisal (EIA), which concerns the potential environmental impacts of a process according to its type, level of upgrading to meet regulatory requirements, and its location (applies to Part 1 activities only)
- Operator Performance Appraisal (OPA), which relates to how well the operator manages the potential environmental impact of the process
Published: 1 April 2005