The table below gives you an overview of the finished BREF's, those who are currently in preparation or those who are being revised. By clicking on the name of the industry you can consult the BREF on the IPPC-office website .

If you have any questions about a certain study, please send an email to the BAT-helpdesk.


Cement, Lime and Magnesium Oxide (CLM) 2013  
Ceramics (CER) 2007  
Chlor-Alkali manufacture (CAK) 2014  
Common Waste Gas Treatment in the Chemical Sector (WGC) 2017 in review
Common waste water and waste gas treatment and management systems in the chemical sector (CWW) 2016  
Emissions from storage (of bulk or dangerous materials) (EFS) 2006  
Energy efficiency (ENE) 2009  
Ferrous metals processing industry (FMP) 2001 in review
Food, drink and milk industries (FDM) 2019  
Glass manufacture (GLS) 2012  
Industrial cooling systems (ICS) 2001  
Intensive rearing of poultry and pigs (IRPP) 2017  
Iron and steel production (IS) 2012  
Large combustion plants (LCP) 2017  
Large volume inorganic chemicals - Ammonia, acids & fertilisers (LVIC-AAF) 2007  
Large volume inorganic chemicals - Solids & others (LVIC-S) 2007  
Large volume organic chemicals (LVOC) 2017  
Non-ferrous metals industries (NFM) 2017  
Organic fine chemicals (OFC) 2006  
Polymers (POL) 2007  
Pulp and paper industry (PP) 2015  
Refineries (REF) 2015  
Slaughterhouses and animal by-products (SA) 2005 in review
Smitheries and foundries (SF) 2005  
Speciality inorganic chemicals (SIC) 2007  
Surface treatment of metals and plastics (STM) 2006  
Surface treatments using organic solvents (STS) 2007 in review
Tanning of hides and skins (TAN) 2013  
Textiles industry (TXT) 2003 in review
Waste incineration (WI)    2019  
Waste treatment industries (WT) 2018 new study
Wood-based Panels Production 2016  

The table below shows the finished REFs. By clicking on the name of the industry you can consult the BREF on the IPPC-office website .
Economic and cross media issues under IPPC (ECM)                                                                 2006   
Monitoring of Emissions to Air and Water from IED Installations | ROM  2018