This publication details the environmental impacts of the management of acetylene plants and gives guidelines on how to reduce those impacts.

This publication is intended to serve as a guide for acetylene plant operations to assist in putting in place a formal environmental management system that can be certified by an accredited third-party verifier. It aims to provide a guide for operations managers to identify and reduce the environmental impacts of these operations. It also provides the basis for establishing the Best Available Techniques for the purposes of the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED).

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