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Submit a measurement report on continuous measurements of air pollutants at waste incineration and co-incineration plants


If you operate a waste incineration plant or a combustion plant in which you co-incinerate waste, you must continuously determine, record and evaluate pollutant emissions through continuous measurements.

You must prepare a measurement report on the results of the continuous measurements and send it to the responsible immission control authority.

Process flow

  • They evaluate the continuous measurements of each calendar year.
  • You create a measurement report on the results.
  • You send the measurement report to the immission control authority responsible for you in due time.

Requirements

  • You are the operator of a plant for waste incineration or waste co-incineration that requires a permit.
  • You have put your system into operation.

Which documents are required?

Full measurement report

What are the fees?

Fee: free of charge

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

  • You must submit the measurement report for each calendar year to the responsible immission control authority by 31 March of the following year at the latest.
  • You must keep the measurement report and the records of the measuring instruments for at least 5 years after the end of the respective reporting period.

Appeal

None. The administrative service is a real act against which no legal remedy is possible.

What else should I know?

You are committing an administrative offence if you:

  • do not carry out continuous measurements,
  • fails to submit the measurement report in time,
  • do not keep the measurement report and the records of the measuring instruments for at least 5 years.

You can use the following website to search for accredited measuring institutes that are responsible for the measuring instruments you use:

  • certify that the installation has been carried out correctly,
  • perform the calibration,
  • check the functionality.

Professionally released on

06.12.2023

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)