Baseline Report

Who and what is affected?



All industrial installations characterised with an „E“ as IED plant in the Fourth Ordinance for the Implementation for the Federal Immission Control Act (4. BImSchV):

  • Energy Industry
  • Refinery Industry
  • Chemical Industry
  • Waste Treatment
  • Wood and Paper Industry
  • Slaughterhouses
  • Food Industry
  • Factory Farming
  • Surface Treatment with organic solvents

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New plants

For applications for authorization in accordance with Art. 4 of the German Federal Immission Control Act after 07 January 2013.


Existing plants

For IED plants for which a change authorization is or has been applied for after 07 January 2014.

For all IED plants, which previously had not fallen under the IPPC Directive (Council Directive 2008/1/EG), as from 07 July 2015.