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Solvent Emissions (Scotland) Regulations 2004: guidance

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Guidance on the Solvent Emissions (Scotland) Regulations 2004.

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Guidance on the Solvent Emissions (Scotland) Regulations 2004
Implementing EC Directive 1999/13/EC on the Limitation of Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds

June 2004
Paper 2004/9

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Contents

1. INTRODUCTION
1.1 SCOPE OF THE DOCUMENT
1.2 REGULATORY OVERVIEW
2. SOLVENT EMISSIONS DIRECTIVE AND REGULATIONS
2.1 DIRECTIVE 1999/13/ EC (SED)
2.2 1 MARCH 2002 DIRECTIONS
2.3 SOLVENT EMISSIONS (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2004
2.4 2004 DIRECTIONS
2.5 PPC AMENDMENT REGULATIONS
2.6 COUNCIL DIRECTIVE ON THE VOC CONTENT OF PAINTS
3. OBJECTIVE OF THE SOLVENT EMISSIONS (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 2004
4. SCOPE OF THE SER 2004
4.1 SUMMARY OF SED ACTIVITIES
4.2 WHO & WHAT IS AFFECTED BY THE SER 2004?
5. GENERAL PROVISIONS OF THE SER 2004
5.1 INTRODUCTION
5.2 APPLICATION FORMS
5.3 CHARGING ARRANGEMENTS
6. APPLICATION TIMETABLES AND ARRANGEMENTS
6.1 WHEN SHOULD APPLICATIONS BE MADE?
6.2 APPLICATION TIMESCALES FOR 'NEW' SED INSTALLATIONS
6.3 APPLICATION TIMESCALES FOR 'EXISTING' SED INSTALLATIONS
6.4 FURTHER APPLICATION RULES FOR EXISTING INSTALLATIONS
6.5 EXPECTED DATES OF TRANSFER
6.6 SEPA VARIATIONS
7. OTHER APPLICATION ISSUES
7.1 SUPPLEMENTARY APPLICATIONS
7.2 TRIVIALITY
7.3 DEROGATIONS
8. SUMMARY OF TECHNICAL COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS
8.1 INTRODUCTION AND OPTIONS FOR COMPLIANCE
8.2 OPTIONS FOR COMPLIANCE (OVERVIEW)
8.3 SOLVENT MANAGEMENT PLANS
8.4 TWO OR MORE ACTIVITIES ON THE SAME INSTALLATION
9. RISK PHRASES: REPLACEMENT, CONTAINMENT AND ELV COMPLIANCE…....
9.1 INTRODUCTION
9.2 SHORTEST POSSIBLE TIME
9.2.1 Substitution of Article 5(6) Solvents in Shortest Possible Time
9.2.2 Shortest Possible Time and Compliance with Emission Limit Values
9.2.3 Substitution and Emission Limits
9.2.4 Risk Phrase Data and Assignment
10. IDENTIFICATION OF SUBSTANTIAL CHANGE UNDER SED
10.1 INTRODUCTION
10.2 'NEW' SUBSTANTIAL CHANGE
10.3 'EXISTING' SUBSTANTIAL CHANGE
11. GUIDANCE ON MONITORING REQUIREMENTS
11.1 ANNUAL DEMONSTRATION OF COMPLIANCE
11.2 CONTINUOUS MONITORING REQUIREMENTS
11.3 COMPLIANCE CRITERIA FOR CONTINUOUS MEASUREMENTS
11.4 PERIODIC MEASUREMENTS
11.5 STANDARD MONITORING METHODS
11.6 ADDITION OF COOLING OR DILUTION GASES
11.7 COMPLIANCE CRITERIA FOR PERIODIC MEASUREMENTS
11.8 VERIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE FOLLOWING A SUBSTANTIAL CHANGE
Tables
Table 1: SED Activities and Consumption Thresholds
Table 2: SED Activities Prescribed for First Time PPC Part B Control under SER 2004
Table 3: Application Timetables for Existing SEDIs
Table 4: Risk Phrases and Definitions
Table 5: Additional Factors Affecting Application Deadline
Table 6: Likely Application Dates for Existing Unregulated SEDIs
Table 7: Summary of Guidance on the Compliance Requirements of SED Activities 5(6) - 5(9)
Figures

Figure 1: Determining whether an Activity is covered by the Solvent Emission Regulations
Figure 2: Application Timescales for 'New' SEDIs
Figure 3: Application Timescales for 'Existing' SEDIs
Figure 4: Determination of Substantial Change and Status as 'New' or 'Existing' Under SER 2004
Appendices
Appendix 1: DEFINITIONS AND ACRONYMS
Appendix 2: THRESHOLDS AND EMISSION CONTROLS
Appendix 3: REDUCTION SCHEME
Appendix 4: SOLVENT MANAGEMENT PLAN
Appendix 5: PRACTICAL EXAMPLES
Appendix 6: SED LISTED ACTIVITY DESCRIPTIONS
Appendix 7: FURTHER INFORMATION


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