Local Authority Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control: risk method

Guide for local authorities determining levels of risk for activities regulated under the LA-IPPC regime.


LA-IPPC Risk Method, April 2005 (updated July 2013)

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Risk assessment using this method is based upon both the nature of the activity 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 an activity according to its type, level of upgrading to meet regulatory requirements, and its location
  • Operator Performance Appraisal (OPA), which relates to how well the operator manages the potential environmental impact of the activity
Published 1 July 2013