Within the scope of Determination of Industrial Emission Strategy of Turkey in Accordance with Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (DIES) Project conducted by the General Directorate of Environmental Management of the Ministry of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change, the Workshops were held in Ankara between 7-9 and 14-16 June, 2022. The events were organized for various sub-sectors as Pulp and Pulp Paper, Wood Based Panels, Wood Preservation, Textile, Surface Treatment using Organic Solvents, Independently Operated Treatment of Wastewater, Food, Drink and Milk Industry, Nectars and Juices, Dairies, Brewing, Animal Feed and Intensive Rearing of Poultry and Pigs, Animal By-Products, and Tanning.
With these two workshops, information was exchanged for the mentioned activities on the sectoral analysis methodology and the data collection process. Preliminary findings and examples were made regarding the Industrial Emission Directive (IED) Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC) Directive Compliance Status, Cost Analysis, and preliminary results from the Field Studies, the methodology of the National Action Plan (NAP) implemented, and challenges in the data collection process.
In addition, experiences in IPPC approach practices in European Union (EU) member states were conveyed, and examples of compliance with the IED were given from industry sub-sectors. In addition, the new EU environmental policies, such as the EU Green Deal and EU neutral carbon vision for 2050 to achieve zero pollution in air, water, and soilwere discussed.
Fruitful panel sessions were held with the participation of representatives of sector and govermental organizations. The panel discussion was led by the project expertson the main challenges in IED implementation, the Best Availale Techniques that need to be applied, and the main obstacles for the industry. Also, the overall number of IED facilities in Turkey for specific subsectors under the Other activities of Annex I of IED were discussed to compare with the data collected in the process of IPPC Inventory revision. Finally, the participants explained their studies within the scope of IPPC regarding their sectors and received new information and suggestions from the project experts regarding possible investments and changes that can be made in the installations.