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Licensing and monitoring of facilities

Environmental licensing procedures are carried out in the context of highly complex environmental legislation. Professional preparation for the licensing procedure and the quality of the application documents are crucial if the procedure is to be handled quickly. Our services include:

  • advice to project sponsors in new build or modification projects with regard to the necessary steps under licensing legislation and strategies in the context of
    • Federal Pollution Control Act (BImSchG)/Environmental Impact Assessment Act (UVPG),
    • Water Resources Management Act (WHG), State Water Act (LWG), Ordinance on Facilities Handling Substances Hazardous to the Aquatic Environment (AwSV),
    • Circular Economy Act (KrWG) and
    • Nuclear Energy Act (AtG) and Radiation Protection Ordinance (StrlSchV).
  • complete performance and supervision of licensing procedure in formal public procedures, procedures with a mandatory EIA or simplified procedures, including:
    • checking the relevance of the licence,
    • pre-application agreements,
    • preparation of application documents,
    • preparation for scoping meeting,
    • management of individual expert reports (specifications) and
    • checking of licensing decision, checking of ancillary conditions and advice regarding any legal action.
  • documentation and supervision of compliance with licensing conditions:
    • obligations to provide proof
    • recurrent tests, emission measurement by experts
    • remote emission monitoring
  • preparation for, management of and support with environmental inspections of IED facilities
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