Module 7 – Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development in Emission Permits Management

Module 7 – Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development in Emission Permits Management

18 November 2018 – 2 December 2018

This module aims at discussing the complex framework of regulations and permits issued on selected industrial activities. The environmentally sustainable development of economies and societies requires all civil, industrial, agricultural and commercial activities to comply with a set of regulations specifically issued to each of these sectors, taking into account its potential environmental impacts on the different matrices. The present module will focus on the regulatory framework of the following industrial activities: agricultural and food processing, petrochemical. For each of these sectors, a general introduction on the source and characteristics of pollution will be firstly presented, followed by the presentation of the set of regulations specifically posed on water, air and soil. Representative case studies of the same industrial activities will be also described with the aim to underline measures and interventions implemented to comply with the permits.

The training programme will include frontal lessons aimed at presenting and discussing the complex set of regulations and permits issued on the industrial activities as a whole and on specific industrial sectors. Moreover, the lectures will highlight the roles of different governmental authorities and stakeholders who are committed to the release of permits. The lectures will also draw special attention to the authorities in charge with controls and inspections of industrial activities. Finally, the delegates will profit from the meeting with environmental authorities in charge with the inspections. The delegates will acquire the knowledge regarding the types of controls carried out and the tools adopted. They will have the opportunity to exchange experiences and difficulties encountered in their activities.