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  • New Chair and Vice Chairs for IMPEL Network

    22 Dec, 2021

    Ana Garcia from IGAMAOT in Portugal has been elected as IMPEL chair. Jean-Luck Perrin from the Ministry for Ecological Transition has been elected as Vice Chair Projects for IMPEL. Kristina Rabe from the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety was elected to be Vice Chair Administration at IMPEL.

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  • Results of the NPRI phase III Online Closing Seminar

    22 Dec, 2021

    The National Peer Review Initiative (NPRI) held its online closing seminar on Monday December 20, 2021. The main objective of the seminar was to illustrate experiences and advantages in Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, and Italy.

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  • Results of the online workshop “End-of-waste and By-products: compliance with REACH”

    09 Dec, 2021

    Online Workshop on End-of-waste and By-products: compliance with REACH was held on 25th November 2021, as part of the IMPEL Project Waste Management and Circular Economy. The workshop discussed when and how REACH comes into play when assessing by-product or end-of-waste status in practice and how operators and regulators can make sure that REACH is applied at the right moment in the right way in practice.

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  • IMPEL Water and Land project overview 2022 and beyond – 26 January 2022, 10.00 – 12.20 CET

    09 Dec, 2021

    The IMPEL Water and Land Expert Team is inviting you to their online Open Day on 26 January 2022 from 10.00 – 12.20 am CET. For more details, please see below and/or click here.

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  • Call for participation in the NPRI phase III, Online Closing Seminar December 20th

    03 Dec, 2021

    You are kindly invited to participate in the IMPEL National Peer Review Initiative (NPRI) phase III, Online Closing Seminar entitled “NPRI: the actual implementation – New experiences and way forward” that will take place on Monday, December 20, 2021 – 09.30h – 12.30h CET.

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  • 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow

    16 Nov, 2021

    The UK hosted the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow from 31st of October to 12th of November 2021. The COP26 summit brought parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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  • SAVE THE DATE! WORKSHOP End-of-waste and By-products: compliance with REACH. on 25th NOVEMBER 10:00h-17.00h CET

    09 Nov, 2021

    The interaction between REACH and Waste Framework Directive is often a critical issue both for operators and regulators. The workshop, organised under the umbrella of the IMPEL “Waste Management & Circular Economy” project,  would like to discuss when and how REACH comes into play when assessing by-product or end-of-waste status in practice and how operators and regulators can make sure that REACH is applied at the right moment in the right way in practice.

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  • Regional seminar on policies and tools for enforcement of environmental compliance

    09 Nov, 2021

    Information on a partner network event. This second regional seminar will provide its participants from the Eastern Partner (EaP) and OECD economies an opportunity to share and discuss findings of two environmental compliance assurance reviews of EaP countries, of Armenia and the Republic of Moldova, that the OECD carried out in 2020‑2021. It will also discuss characteristics of a clear and comprehensive environmental enforcement policy, tools at the disposal of authorities to enforce compliance, and the optimal combination of penalties for non-compliance.

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  • Call for case studies MPE and Soil Washing

    18 Oct, 2021

    In 2021, Water and Land Remediation will collect case studies for Multi-Phase Extraction (MPE) and Soil Washing. Anybody that is interested to share the results of the application of one of the two mentioned technologies, are invited to submit it according to the following formats in MS word (no pdf) not later than 15 December 2021 to marco.falconi@impel.eu with the subject “MPE Case Study” or “Soil Washing Case Study”. If you have multiple case studies, prepare and send different files so that they are easier to process. You will be included as “Contributors”.

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  • Results of the Online Workshop on Operator self-monitoring air emissions: “More focus and exchange of good practices are the key”

    12 Oct, 2021

    Online Workshop on Operator self-monitoring air emissions was held on 28th September and 11th October, as part of the IMPEL Project Supporting IED Implementation 2021-2024, jointly organised by ARPA Sardegna (Italy) and IGAMAOT (Portugal). The workshop is focused on important topics such as Operator self-monitoring, on air emissions, continuous and non-continuous, in particular on the reliability of self-monitoring and its reporting by operators (duty-holders).

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