Limitation Of The Emission Of Air Pollutants From Plants For The Production Of Iron And Steel 2016 (Eist V 2016)

Original Language Title: Begrenzung der Emission von luftverunreinigenden Stoffen aus Anlagen zur Erzeugung von Eisen und Stahl 2016 (EiSt-V 2016)

Read the untranslated law here: https://www.global-regulation.com/law/austria/2994782/begrenzung-der-emission-von-luftverunreinigenden-stoffen-aus-anlagen-zur-erzeugung-von-eisen-und-stahl-2016-%2528eist-v-2016%2529.html

Subscribe to a Global-Regulation Premium Membership Today!

Key Benefits:

Get a Day Pass for only USD$49.99.
54. Regulation of the Federal Minister for science, research and industry about the limitation of the emission of air pollutants from plants for the production of iron and steel 2016 (EiSt V 2016)

On the basis of § 82 par. 1 of the Gewerbeordnung 1994 - GewO 1994, BGBl. No. 194/1994, I no. 155/2015, will be amended by the Federal Act Federal Law Gazette in agreement with the Federal Minister of agriculture and forestry, environment and water management:

Scope

§ 1. This Regulation shall apply for approval and in accordance with article 9 for already approved plants for the production of iron and steel (§ 2 No. 1).

Definitions

§ 2. For this regulation, the following definitions shall apply:



1. installations for the production of iron and steel are commercial operating systems, where pig iron is melted or made on other means, iron and iron alloys produced, melted around, shed to semi-finished products or deformed after the and or or surface treated.

2. emission limit values are the State of the art (section 71a of the Gewerbeordnung 1994 - GewO 1994, BGBl. No. 194/1994) set maximum permissible values of the emitted substances linked to certain measurement and operating conditions;

3. closed combustion systems are those furnaces where because of the closed fire space enter the resulting from the combustion gases without dilution in a chimney or flue;

4. open combustion systems are those furnaces where because of the combustion chamber that is open on the basis of the type and mode of operation or only temporarily closed a dilution of the combustion gases is essential;

5. fuel thermal power (heat stress) is the a combustion per unit of time the fuel input quantity of heat;

6 organic substances are unburned organic compounds, calculated and expressed as elemental carbon;

7 heat treatment furnaces or furnaces are those stoves where goods are treated by immediate contact with flames or combustion gases.

8 secondary dedusting equipment are devices to capture and clean in production halls diffuse emissions from.

Limitation of emissions - General

Plants for the production of iron and steel are § 3 (1) to operate, so that air pollutant emissions by reducing their mass concentrations and / or their mass flows are kept as low as possible and that, if paragraph 4 not determines otherwise, in accordance with article 5 the following emission limit values are not exceeded:



1. like emissions is 10 mg / m3 where the use of fabric filters due to the characteristics of the exhaust or the exhaust air is not possible (E.g. high humidity), the emission limit value of 20 mg / m3.

2. gaseous emissions a) organic substances, stated as total carbon has the authority in the presence of organic substances with special risk features, such as E.g. carcinogenic, mutagenic, toxic to reproduction as well as persistent, easily anreicherbaren or highly toxic organic substances, 50 mg / m3 further emission limit values to prescribe.

b) inorganic materials aa) chlorine compounds, indicated as hydrogen chloride (HCl) bb 30 mg / m3) specified fluorine and its gaseous compounds as hydrogen fluoride (HF) cc 3 mg / m3) sulphur oxides, indicated as sulphur dioxide (SO2) - when using gaseous or liquid fuels 300 mg / m3 - solid fuels using 500 mg / m3 dd) carbon monoxide (CO), with closed combustion systems – by using gaseous fuels 100 mg / m3 - when using liquid fuels 175 mg / m3 - with use of solid fuels ee 250 mg / m3)
Nitrogen oxides, indicated as nitrogen dioxide (NO2) - when using gaseous fuels 250 mg / m3 - when using liquid fuels 350 mg / m3 - solid fuels using 500 mg / m3 3. emissions in steam and or or particles form a) easily soluble antimony, chromium, copper, manganese, vanadium and Tin including their connections and fluoride (as NaF), specified as an element, and cyanide easily soluble (eg NaCN) , expressed as CN, total 1 mg / m3 b) lead, cobalt, nickel, selenium, and tellurium including their connections, specified as an element, total 0.5 mg / m3 c) Mercury and thallium including their connections, specified as an element, each 0.05 mg / m3 d) sum all under lit. (a) substances given to c... 1 mg/m3 e) arsenic and its compounds (except arsenic hydrogen), cadmium and its compounds and chromium (VI) compounds (except barium chromate and lead chromate), specified as an element, a total...

0.05 mg/m3 (2) by the State of the art arrangements make that dust emissions and exhaust are recorded and led to a dust collection device or a device that is similar in its effect, or other appropriate measures to prevent diffuse emissions be taken sure. Exhaust gas purification systems of plants for the production of iron and steel, burner and other combustion facilities must be maintained has been shown regularly according to their type by skilled persons.

(3) installations for the production of iron and steel, where metals, fuels or input materials are used, their use on the basis of the contained in them or them adhering substances to expect the formation of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDS) or polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFS), are to be operated, in accordance with article 5 so that, if section 4 not else determines the emission limit value for 2 , 3-, 7-, 8-TCDD equivalent of 0.1 ng I-TEQ/m3 is observed.

(4) emission limit values in accordance with paragraphs 1 and 3 and in accordance with article 4 are specified as those mass of air pollutants, which enters per unit of volume (mass concentration) at the emission source in the free atmosphere. The volume of the gas is hPa ° C and 1013 to 0 after deducing the moisture content of water vapour and oxygen contents listed below, expressed as a percentage (the amount of air that is fed to the dilution or to the cooling of the exhaust or exhaust air, is ignored when determining the mass concentration):



1. If using liquid or gaseous fuels the emission limit values to 3% are on volume concentration oxygen in the exhaust gas, using solid fuels 6% volume concentration of oxygen in the exhaust gas related.

2. in open combustion systems, exhaust systems and furnaces heated with electric energy the emission limit values on the measured oxygen content of the exhaust gases or exhaust are involved; for the determination of nitrogen oxides in open combustion systems, the flue gas volume is to assume, that would arise when using air as a carrier of oxygen when burning the same amount of fuel.

3. pure oxygen or a gas, the oxygen content exceeds the oxygen content of the air, used as oxygen carriers for the combustion of liquid, gaseous, dust form or solid fuels, so the emission limit values on 3% involved oxygen content of the exhaust gas in closed combustion systems, assuming a flue gas volumes, which would arise when using air as a carrier of oxygen when burning the same amount of fuel.

4. when heat treatment furnaces or furnaces the emission limits when using liquid or gaseous fuels on 5% oxygen in the exhaust gas volume concentration are related.

Limitation of emissions - special section

§ 4 (1) with facilities for melting and casting of cast iron



1. the following emission limit values must not be exceeded in accordance with § 5: a) sulphur oxide, expressed as sulphur dioxide (SO2) 350 mg / m3 b) oxides of nitrogen, expressed as nitrogen dioxide (NO2) 350 mg / m3 c) cyanide, stated as hydrogen cyanide (HCN)...
3 mg/m3 2 must not be exceeded in accordance with § 5 the following emission limit values at wind heaters: a) dust-like emissions 10 mg / m3 b) sulphur oxides, expressed as sulphur dioxide (SO2) 200 mg / m3 c) nitrogen oxides, indicated as nitrogen dioxide (NO2) 100 mg / m3 3. are dust emissions at the origin point (eg when filling the coal storage bunker for the coal injection in the blast furnace in the furnace casting Hall , when preparing Möller, the blast furnace Moellerung, blast furnace feed or emergency casting bed) to minimize, as far as these are relevant emissions contributing to capture and recycle a dedusting device. It following emission limit values for dust-like emissions must not be exceeded in accordance with § 5: a) filling the coal storage bunker, blast furnace casting Hall 10 mg / m3 b) preparing Möller and the blast furnace Moellerung is the emission limit value in accordance with article 3, paragraph 1 Z 1 4.

is the dust content of blast furnace furnace gas dedusting systems to reduce and energetically to utilize blast furnace top gas (eg for the combustion in power stations or wind heaters). The use of blast furnace top gas is to optimize, for example, through application of gas containers or similar institutions for short-term storage, by pressure, when it comes to energy losses on the torch by gas enrichment process gases with higher caloric and / or through suitable sizing of equipment for energy recovery, in particular in terms of the variability of the process gases. As far as blast furnace top gas not energy can be exploited for safety reasons or in an emergency, it is to feed a torch provided in these cases the dust content in the flare gas does not exceed 20 mg / m3 after dust removal; Alternatively the dust content directly in the exhaust of the torch can be metrologically determined where the dust content must not exceed 10 mg / m3;

5. is the release of blast furnace top gas during the middle to minimize (eg glockenloser gout Cap with primary and secondary pressure balance, gas or extraction recovery system, usage of blast furnace top gas to the pressure differential across of the upper reservoir);

6 tar-free pouring gutter linings to be entered;

7. is making steam condensation in the slag treatment, if a reduction of emissions of odour reduction is required;

8. is the coke consumption by the direct injection of reducing agents such as pulverized coal to reduce oil, heavy oil, tar, oil residues, coke oven gas, natural gas and waste such as metallic residues, waste oil and emulsions, oily residues, grease and plastic waste - both individually and in combination.

(2) in the case of facilities for producing steel converters and vacuum melting plants



1. the following emission limit values must not be exceeded in accordance with § 5: a) sulphur oxide, expressed as sulphur dioxide (SO2) 350 mg / m3 b) nitrogen oxides, indicated as nitrogen dioxide (NO2) 350 mg / m3 2. are dust emissions at the origin point (eg when the refilling of liquid cast iron from the torpedo ladle (or mixer) into the charging pan in the pretreatment of liquid cast iron (preheating of containers, desulphurisation , Entphosphorisierung, detoxification, ladles, weighing), with the oxygen blowing converter related processes (charging of liquid pig iron and scrap metal, tapping of liquid steel and slag from the converter preheat the pans, ejections during the blowing process), in the secondary metallurgy and casting) to capture with a high efficiency and a dedusting device to feed; Dust emissions from the oxygen Lance hole are to minimize (eg by coverage of the spear hole during oxygen inflation or through a nozzle of inert gas into the hole of the Lance). Filter dust is to feed a recovery as far as possible. It the following emission limit values for dust-like emissions must not be exceeded in accordance with § 5: transfer of liquid cast iron from the torpedo ladle (or mixer) into the charging pan, pretreatment of liquid cast iron, with the oxygen blowing converter related processes, secondary metallurgy and casting... is 10 mg / m3 3. Converter gas as possible for the following use as fuel to collect. A suppressed combustion for economic reasons or in terms of the energy management is not practicable, a complete combustion for a subsequent steam generation can be done;

4. is suppressed combustion for the use of the converter gas this during the blow-moulding process to vacuum as far as possible and the dust content of dedusting systems to reduce. Converter gas is then energetically to exploit (E.g. for the combustion in power stations or wind heaters). The use of converter gas is to optimize, for example, through application of gas containers or similar institutions for short-term storage, by pressure, when it comes to energy losses on the torch by gas enrichment process gases with higher caloric and / or through suitable sizing of equipment for energy recovery, in particular in terms of the variability of the process gases. As far as converter gas not energy can be exploited for safety reasons or in an emergency, it is to feed a torch provided in these cases the dust content in the flare gas does not exceed 20 mg / m3 after establishing dedusting;

5. the emission limit value for dust-like emissions of 20 mg / m3 do not exceed full combustion for the use of the converter gas blowing process in accordance with § 5.

(3) in the case of facilities for the production of steel in electric arc furnaces and induction furnaces



1. the following emission limit values must not be exceeded in accordance with § 5: a) dust-like emissions...
5 mg/m3 b) sulphur oxides, expressed as sulphur dioxide (SO2) 350 mg / m3 c) oxides of nitrogen, expressed as nitrogen dioxide (NO2) 350 mg / m3 d) 2-, 3-, 7-, 8-TCDD equivalent of 0.1 ng I-TEQ/m3 flue gases at the origin point (E.g. in electric arc furnaces primary about a cover hole extraction and secondary a Hall extraction or enclosure for the - existing as far in each institution - scrap preheating process steps are 2. , Charging, melting, racking, ladle furnaces and the secondary metallurgy) to capture with a high efficiency and a flue gas cleaning plant to feed. Filter dust is as far as possible to feed a recovery.

(4) in the case of facilities for the production of steel in electro slag remelting facilities (ESU), the following emission limit values must not be exceeded in accordance with article 5:



1 dust-like emissions 20 mg / m3 2. sulphur oxides, indicated as sulphur dioxide (SO2) 350 mg / m3 3. nitrogen oxides, specified as 350 mg/m3 4. fluorine and its gaseous inorganic compounds, indicated as 1 mg / m3 (5) equipment to heating or keeping warm or heat treatment of iron and steel (furnaces, heat treatment furnaces and heat treatment furnaces of continuous galvanizing) allowed hydrogen fluoride (HF) according with the provisions of section 5 the following emission limit values are not exceeded nitrogen dioxide (NO2) :



1. sulphur oxides, indicated as sulphur dioxide (SO2), when using coke oven gas 300 mg / m3 2. nitrogen oxides, indicated as nitrogen dioxide (NO2) 500 mg / m3 (6) at facilities for the scarfing (Flämmereien) may not exceed pulverized emissions 20 mg / m3 in accordance with article 5.

(7) in the case of facilities for surface treatment of metals by acids, the following emission limit values must not be exceeded in accordance with article 5:



1. sulphur oxides, indicated as sulphur dioxide (SO2) 300 mg / m3 2. nitrogen oxides, indicated as nitrogen dioxide (NO2) 500 mg / m3 (8) at facilities for surface treatment by hot dip galvanizing (galvanizing) must not be exceeded following the emission of the zinc boiler emission limit values in accordance with article 5:



1 dust-like emissions 5 mg / m3 2. inorganic chlorine compounds, indicated as hydrogen chloride (HCl) 10 mg / m3 (9) at secondary dedusting equipment (eg in the slag treatment) must not exceed pulverized emissions 20 mg / m3 in accordance with article 5. This does not apply facilities mentioned in para 1 to 3 for the.

Compliance with the emission limit values

The emission limit values laid down in section 3 para 1 and 3 and in section 4 are § 5 (1) for continuous operation of the system in full or part load (continuous operation) to comply.

(2) that set emission limit values apply only to such emission sources, for which a collection and discharge of exhaust air or exhaust gas (defined emission sources) is possible in section 3 para 1 and 3 and section 4.

Emission measurements

§ 6 (1) the holder of the operating system has, as far as the paragraph 2, 3 and 4 is not other individual measurements of the emission concentration determine, in article 3, paragraph 1 and article 4 (with the exception of § 4 para 3 Z 1 lit. d) listed substances according to subpara 1 lit. a to c and Z 3 of the plant regularly to have (recurring emission measurements) intervals not exceeding three years. If in individual cases on the basis of the applied technology or the feedstocks used certain listed substances demonstrably not can occur in article 3, paragraph 1, and in article 4 or the emissions of these substances has been shown do not exceed 5% of the limit value, so the authority on request of the holder of the plant has set, for which these substances no recurring emission measurements are required.

(2) in the case of installations for the production of iron and steel in accordance with § 3, para. 3 and at facilities in accordance with § 4 para 3 has the factory owner in addition individual measurements of the emission concentration of 2-, 3-, 7-, 8-TCDD equivalent according to subpara 1 lit. a and d and Z 3 of the plant regularly to perform intervals not exceeding three years. In addition, individual measurements are of 2-, 3-, 7-, 8-TCDD equivalent when first starting of the operating system, as well as to those changes the operating system to make, which can cause the formation of dioxins or furans.


(3) in the case of plants for the production of iron and steel with an emission mass flow of dust-like substances



1. from 1 kg / h to 3 kg / h the relevant sources with measuring devices must be equipped, that are able to continuously monitor the operation of the waste gas cleaning facilities (qualitative measuring devices);

2. of more than 3 kg / h are the relevant sources, as far as paragraph 5 not else, be equipped with measuring devices that continuously determine the mass concentration of emissions according to the No. 2 and the No. 3 of the plant (quantitative measuring equipment).

Dust-like emissions from blast furnace casting halls as well as are those from secondary dedusting equipment for oxygen blowing converters to determine in any case continuously.

(4) in the case of plants for the production of iron and steel, whose Emissionen of gaseous substances one or several of the following emission mass flow rates exceed, the relevant sources with measuring devices are to equip that continuously determine the mass concentration of the substances concerned according to the No. 2 and the No. 3 of the annex to this Regulation:



1 2. oxides of nitrogen supplied sulphur oxides, as sulphur dioxide (SO2) 30 kg/h, indicated as nitrogen dioxide (NO2) 30 kg/h 3. carbon monoxide (CO) as a reference substance for assessing the Burnout in combustion processes 5 kg / h 4. fluorine and its gaseous inorganic compounds, carbon monoxide (CO) in all other cases 100 kg / h 5. as hydrogen fluoride (HF) 0.3 kg / h 6 chlorine compounds, specified as hydrogen chloride (HCl) the proof of compliance with the emission limit values applies 1.5 kg / h gas combustion-powered facilities in accordance with § 4 (5) for dust as given if the inorganic dust content in the fuel gas is not more than 10 mg / m3. For a higher dust content in the fuel gas fuel gas may be proven on the basis of a combustion air flow of 10 m3/m3 the emission concentration to be expected computationally.

(6) for performing the measurements in accordance with paragraphs 1 and 2, as well as to the functional testing and calibration of measuring instruments for measurements in accordance with par. 3 and 4, the following positions are to be used:



1. accredited bodies (accreditation Act 2012 - AkkG 2012, Federal Law Gazette I no. 28/2012, as amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 40/2014), 2 institutions of the Federation or of a State or public authorities law, 3rd civil engineer of the relevant Department, consulting engineers (consulting engineers) of the relevant Department and chemical laboratories, 4. professionals according to their powers, where only validated methods of analysis are used, a quality assurance system is set up and the analyses be documented comprehensible.

Measurement report

Are the results of measurements in accordance with § 6 section 7 (1) in a measurement report in accordance with the rules of technology to hold, which in any case



1 for measurements in accordance with § 6 para 1 and 2 the measured values and the operating conditions during measurement (operating status, consumption of fuel, raw materials and additives), 2. for measurements in accordance with § 6 section 3 Nos. 2 and 4 the measured values in the form of records a continually registering meter, 3. function tests in accordance with § 6 section 3 to include the appropriate parameters in the form of records a continually registering meter Z 1 has.

(2) the report is to keep at least three years in the operating system such that he at any time can be assigned before the regulatory bodies for inspection.

(3) the holder of an IPPC installation pursuant to § 71b Z 1 GewO 1994 for the production of iron and steel has to submit a report on the results of the continuous measurements carried out in the year under review in accordance with article 6, par. 3 and 4 and checks electronically the authority annually within three months after the end of the calendar year. In this report, is to comply with the limits for the continuously measured pollutants to confirm or are exceeding the limits of individual pollutants, specifying the exceeding height, to announce out cause and duration of the exceedance. This report must contain the results of each performed measurements in accordance with article 6, paragraph 1 and 2 (individual measurements).

Avoid diffuse emissions

Section 8 (1) the holder of an IPPC installation pursuant to § 71b Z 1994 has 1 GewO for the production of iron and steel to determine the magnitude of fugitive dust emissions from relevant sources. This has by



1. direct methods of measurement, where the emissions at the source are measured, 2. indirect measurement methods, where the emission determination at a certain distance from the source takes place, or be carried out by 3. calculation using emission factors. Where appropriate and proportionate direct measuring methods are preferred to be used.

(2) the storage, handling and transport of fresh goods (E.g., sand, aggregates, slag) in installations for the production of iron and steel has to be made that minimize air polluting substances are released. Dusty goods are due to storage in closed halls or by suitable measures (E.g. wind protection, embankments, cover or moistening the surface) against a wearing away of dust by wind. Doors and gates of such warehouses should be kept open only for transport purposes. Should require a ventilation of such warehouses, this can be done only through a ventilation system; a source as close as possible of dust emissions is to prefer. For emissions from such a ventilation system only the emission limit value in accordance with article 3, paragraph 1 applies to Z 1 conveyor dusty goods and unloading equipment must have a State of the art encapsulation, enclosure or similar and will operate in a way that minimize air polluting substances are released. Roads for motor vehicles are with a ceiling of asphalt, concrete or equivalent material to attach, to keep in good condition and clean according to the degree of pollution.

Transitional provisions

§ 9 (1) plants for the production of iron and steel, which have already been approved at the time of entry into force of this regulation, which don't have to regulation, as far as paragraph 2 to 5 otherwise determine, meet at the latest one month after the entry into force of this regulation. Until that time the provisions of the regulation of the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs, on the limitation of the emission of air pollutants from plants for the production of iron and steel, BGBl. II are no. 160/1997, amended by regulation Federal Law Gazette No. 38/2010, continue to apply in II.

(2) facilities for melting and casting of cast iron in the form of blast furnaces, which have already been approved at the time of entry into force of this regulation, comply with § 4 para 1 only Z 5 in terms of minimizing the release of blast furnace top gas during the Middle, if this is possible on the basis of the type of blast furnace (with glockenlosem Middle system, pressure differential across of the upper reservoir with blast furnace gas).

(3) in the case of equipment approved before October 19, 2007 for the production of iron and steel last sentence applies Z 4 in regard to the provisions of § 4 para 2, that the dust content in the flare gas may not exceed 50 mg / m3 after the dust collection device.

(4) in the case of equipment already approved at the time of entry into force of this regulation for the production of iron and steel, Z 3 applies with regard to the provisions of § 4 para 1 lit. (a) with regard to the emission limit value for blast furnace casting halls, that this may be exceeded until December 31, 2019, to a value of 5 mg / m3.

(5) in the case of equipment already approved at the time of entry into force of this regulation for the production of iron and steel last sentence must Z 4 in regard to the provisions of § 4 para 1 the dust content in the flare gas after the dust collection device or the dust content of the torch exhaust through a single measurements according to the subpara 1 lit. a to c and Z 3 once in addition to the recurrent measurements in accordance with § 6 detected the system. Such proof must be provided within one year before the entry into force of this regulation or must be submitted six months after the entry into force of this regulation.

Entry into force, expiry

§ 10 (1) the regulation into force on the day following their publication.

(2) with the entry into force of this regulation is the regulation of the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs, on the limitation of the emission of air pollutants from plants for the production of iron and steel, BGBl. II No 160/1997, as last amended by regulation BGBl. II No 38/2010, except force.

Gender-neutral designation

§ 11. The name of the function used in this regulation are gender-neutral.

Mitterlehner

Related Laws