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Sugar factories, distilleries, starch mills

Sector's classified installations

Classification sections: 1140, 1431, 1432, 2160, 2225, 2226, 2910
Standard orders: 2160-12160-22910.

Classified Installations Legislation references

Order of 2 February 1998 relative to the water withdrawal and consumption as well as all types of emissions of permit holding classified installations for environmental protection
Major Combustion Installations
Order of 8 January 1998 stipulating the technical requirements applicable to the land spreading of sludge on agricultural soil pursuant to decree no. 97-1133 of 8 December 1997 on the land spreading of wastewater treatment sludge
AIDA / Food processing

Context, issues and problems

Cultivating beets, potatoes etc. involves

  • the use and storage of hazardous products (hydrocarbons, gas or coal for combustion facilities, chemicals for the water treatment plant, organic products stored in silos etc.),
  • the use of a significant amount of water,
  • relatively extensive affected areas around the installations, requiring urban planning control.

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