Statutory guidance

Polishing or etching glass: process guidance note 3/6

Local authority regulators must use this process guidance note to write permits for glass etchers or polishers using hydrofluoric acid.



Regulators can be:

  • district councils, borough councils, unitary councils or port health authorities in England and Wales
  • the Scottish Environment Protection Agency in Scotland
  • district councils or the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland

This process guidance note (PGN) includes:

  • air emission limits
  • emission monitoring methods
  • best available techniques to control air emissions

Animal feed compounding is a ‘Part B’ activity under the local authority pollution prevention and control (LAPPC) regime.

Published 30 December 2013