Austria: Change the FAV promulgated

Posted on 20th September 2011 by Dr Peter Sander. With the Office Journal No. II 312/2011 the Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth has changed the incinerators regulation.

The finally of the Directive 2001/80/EC of the European Parliament and the Council of 23 October 2001 on the limitation of damaging emissions of high cap incinerators into the air owed substantial improvements:

  • Changes to the definitions of solid and liquid fuels
  • The new introduction of "standardized fuels
  • The change of rules on the measurement of emissions
  • The setting of new emission limits and possibilities for fuel oils
  • Complicated transitional provisions for existing installations