Christian Tebert

  • Born 27 March 1965 in Münster
  • 1986-1989: Apprenticeship as Cabinet Maker in Nürnberg
  • 1989-1997: University Studies of Environmental Protection Techniques at the Technical University of Berlin and the University of Seville/Spain
  • 1993-1999: Free lance for CEDRU/Nicaragua, Synergitec/Freiburg, INI Medioambiente/Spain, Öko-Institut e.V./Freiburg, German Technical Development Corporation (GTZ)/Eschborn,
  • 1997: Title as Engineer (Diplom)
  • 1998-2011: Employee of Ökopol, since 2008 associate of Ökopol
  • 2011-2012: Consultant of SENATI/Peru
  • Since June 2012 Senior Consultant of Ökopol, Head of Division “Industrial Emissions and Best Available Techniques (BAT)”

Main focus of work

Industrial Emissions and Best Available Techniques (BAT)

  • Consulting in Permitting Procedures according to Clean Air Act (Bundes-Immissions­schutzgesetz) or Ordinances (e.g. on Combustion Plants, Waste Incineration, Industries Using Solvents)
  • Research and Consulting for Introducing Best Available Techniques (BAT) in Industrial Plants. Focus:
    – Waste Incineration and Co-Incineration of Waste
    – Cement and Lime Production, Glass Production
    – Large Combustion Plants and Refineries
    – Iron and Steel Production, Non-Ferrous Metals Industries
    – Wood Based Panel Production: Particle Board, OSB, Fibre Board
    – Foundries, Surface Treatment of Metals/Plastics, Surface Treatment
    Using Solvents: Printing, Coating, Production of Paints/Adhesives
  • Research and Analysis of Consumptions and Emissions:
    Efficient Controlling of Raw Materials and Energy Use

Resources and Recycling Economy

  • Consulting to Avoid and Reduce Waste Heat and Waste Materials
  • Cost Benefit Analysis of Recycling and Disposal Options
  • Calculation of Energy Efficiency, R1 Formula Calculation
  • Strategy Consulting on Resources and Cycle Economy

Environmentally Sound Products

  • Consulting for Ecodesign of Energy-related Products
  • Development of Ecolabel Criteria and Criteria Revisions
  • Working Group Member Standardisations/Guidelines (CEN, DIN, VDI)

Chemicals Policy

  • Development of Risk Management Tools
  • Consulting for Substitution of Dangerous Substances

Emission Reporting

  • Assessment of Regional, National and International Emissions
  • Determination of Sector Specific Emission Factors
  • Calculation of Industrial Emissions: Climate Effect / Carbon Footprint, Solvent Management Plan, Solvent Reduction Scheme

 

Selected references

Title Client
Project leader
Project partner
Duration

Title Client
Project leader
Project partner
Duration

Emission reporting

Improvement of the national inventory (2012) for volatile organic compounds (NMVOC) regarding solvent use activities and methodological assessemnt (Project no. 2013/28706) German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2013

V640

Industrial emissions and Best Available Techniques (BAT)

EU-China Environmental Sustainability Programme - Consultancy of the Environment Ministry of China on Heavy Metals Emission Reduction
Short description EU information about cooperation with China
European Commission, DG International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO), Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
Environment Ministry of China, Beijing (lead); GIZ GmbH, Eschborn (partner)

Project partner:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2015 – 2017

V675-2
Participation in Germany's Technical Working Groups on the Revision of European Reference Documents on Best Available Techniques (BAT): BAT for Surface Treatment Using Solvents (BREF STS)
EU information on BREF Surface Treatment Using Solvents
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Project leader:
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project partner:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2014 – 2017

V622-16
Participation in UN Expert Group following Article 8 of the Minamata Convention on Mercury: Development of Guidance on best available techniques and best environmental practice in coal combustion plants, cement industry, non-ferrous metal smelters and waste incineration
Short description UNEP Minamata Convention on Mercury
European Environmental Bureau (EEB), Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2014 – 2016

V622-13
Participation in National Technical Working Groups of Germany for the Revision of European Reference Documents on Best Available Techniques (BAT): BAT for Waste Incineration (BREF WI)
EU BREF Waste Incineration
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Prognos AG (DE)
2013 – 2016

V622-15
Expert advice in permitting procedure for capacity increase of the waste incineration plant by Vattenfall in Rüdersdorf near Berlin
Vattenfall presentation of the waste incinerator
Municipality of Rüdersdorf near Berlin (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2013 – 2016

V622-12
Mercury Emissions from Coal and Lignite Power Plants in Germany and USA in the Context of the Discussion on BAT and Legal Requirements, Presentation (German) on the 15th VDI Conference on "Measurement and Reduction of Mercury Emissions"
Short description Presentation (German)
VDI Wissensforum GmbH, Duesseldorf (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2015

V622-18
Participation in Technical Working Groups of the European Commission for the Revision of Reference Documents for Best Available Techniques (BAT): Large Combustion Plants (LCP BREF)
Commission Website on LCP BREF
European Environmental Bureau (EEB), Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2012 – 2015

V623
Zeschmar-Lahl/Tebert: Mercury emissions could be reduced by half by introducing best available techniques in coal power plants in Germany (Vom Winde verweht - Die Quecksilberemissionen aus Kohlekraftwerken in Deutschland könnten durch Einführung des Standes der Technik um die Hälfte reduziert werden) In: ReSource, 2/2014, pages 32-40 -

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
Rhombos publishing house, Berlin (DE)
2014

V622-17
Representation of Research Institutes in the 7th Government Commission of Lower Saxony: Working Group for the Implementation of the European Industrial Emissions Directive (2010/75/EU)
Website of Government Commission (German)
Commission of the Lower Saxonian Government, Hannover (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2012 – 2014

V630-3
Participation in Working Group 1 of CEN TC 264 on Determination of the Mass Concentration of PCDD/PCDF and Dioxin-like PCB
CEN Working Group Website
Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation (ECOS), Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2008 – 2014

V622-8
Expert advice in the Environmental Ministry's Committee for Adaptation of the Technical Ordinance on Air (2002) to Technical Progress Based on European Best Available Techniques (BAT) Conclusions for Manufacturing of Cement, Lime and Magnesium Oxide (2013) and for Tanneries (2013)
BAT Conclusions 'Cement, Lime, Magnesium Oxide' BAT Conclusions 'Tanning of Hides and Skins'
Environmental Umbrella NGO (BBU), Bonn (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2013

V622-7
Expert Advice in the Environmental Ministry's Committee for Adaptation of the Technical Ordinance on Air (2002) to Technical Progress Based on European BAT Reference Documents for the Textiles Industry (2003) and the Large Volume Organic Chemicals Industry (2003)
European Commission Website on BAT Reference Documents
Environmental Umbrella NGO (BBU), Bonn (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2012

V622-3
BAT Conclusions based on the European Industrial Emissions Directive (2010/75/EU) - Systematic and Impact on Industry Plants in Germany Including First Examples of Implementation (Presentation)
Conference Website (German)
Umweltakademie Fresenius, Dortmund (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2012

V622-4
Expert advice in the Environmental Ministry's Committee for Adaptation of the Technical Ordinance on Air (2002) to Technical Progress Based on European Best Available Techniques (BAT) Conclusions for Iron and Steel Production (2012) and for Manufacture of Glass (2012)
BAT Conclusions on 'Iron and Steel' and 'Glass' (EU Official Journey)
Environmental Umbrella NGO (BBU), Bonn (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2012

V622-2
Statement on Public Hearing of German Parliament Environment Committee on Government Proposals for National Legislation for Transposition of the European Industrial Emissions Directive (2010/75/EU) in Germany
Committee Website on Public Hearing (German) Video Documentation and Press Release (German)
Committee for Environment of the German Parliament, Berlin (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2012

V622-1
BAT Conclusions for the Production of Cement, Lime and Magnesium Oxide (Congress Presentation and Publication in ReSource)
Conference Website with Presentation Download (German)
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Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
Rhombos publishing house, Berlin (DE); TK Verlag VIVIS, Nietwerder (DE)
2012

V622-5
Participation in the Working Group on the Technical Guidance Document "Thermal Waste Treatment" (VDI 3460)
VDI Website on Guideline 3460 Content overview on Guideline 3460 (Translation coming soon)
Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), Berlin (DE)

Project leader:
Commission on Air Pollution Prevention (KRdL) of VDI and DIN, Düsseldorf (DE)

Project partner:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2009 – 2012

V531-3
Development of Checklists for Encouraging the Use of Best Available Techniques (BAT) in the Textile and Leather Industry Along Globalised Product Chains (FKZ: 3710 44 316 2)
Booklet and checklist
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
CS-Research, Dachau (DE); Hydrotox GmbH, Freiburg (DE)
2010 – 2011

V576
Study on best available techniques (BAT) in the European wood-based panel industry as contribution for a European BREF document
Short description European Commission Website on BREF Wood Based Panel Production
European Panel Federation (EPF), Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
vTI - Institute for Wood Technology and Wood Biology, Hamburg (DE)
2010 – 2011

V569
Textiles Industry in Germany: Study Contributing to the Revision of the Best Available Techniques (BAT) Reference Document for the Textiles Industry (FKZ: 3706 44 301/9)
European Commission Website on BREF Textiles Industry
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)

Project partner:
CS-Research, Dachau (DE)
2009 – 2011

V554
Expert advice in permitting procedure for a biomass power plant by ESWE in Wiesbaden Environment Department, City of Wiesbaden (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2010

V453-6
Expert advice in the Environmental Ministry's Committee for Adaptation of the Technical Ordinance on Air (2002) to Technical Progress Based on European BAT Reference Documents for Manufacture of Organic Fine Chemicals (2005), Production of Polymers (2006), Surface Treatment Using Solvents (2007)
European Commission Website on BAT Reference Documents
Environmental Umbrella NGO (BBU), Bonn (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2010

V531-5
Expert advice in permitting procedure for a coal power plant by E.On at "Staudinger" in Großkrotzenburg City of Hanau (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2009 – 2010

V453-5
Assessment of the Possible Development of an EU-wide NOx and SO2 Trading Scheme for IPPC Installations
Final Report
European Commission, DG Environment, Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
Entec (UK)

Project partner:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2009 – 2010

V530
Expert advice in permitting procedure for a waste incineration plant by Vattenfall in Rüdersdorf
Objections of the Community (German) Community Statement (German)
Municipality of Rüdersdorf near Berlin (DE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2005 – 2010

V413, 453-0
Expertise and training for the successful implementation of EU directives in SMEs in the Baltic states in the sectors metal processing, wood working and printing
Workshop Report Printing Industry Workshop Report Furniture Industry
Baltic Environmental Forum (BEF), Hamburg/Riga (DE)/(LV)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2006

V423

Environmentally Sound Products

Development of 'Blue Angel' Ecolabel criteria for printed matter with a low environmental impact
Project Result "Criteria For Environmentally Friendly Printed Matter"
German Federal Environment Agency, Dessau (DE)

Project leader:
oekom Verlag, Munich (DE)

Project partner:
Frankfurter Buchmesse (DE); Ifeu Institut für Energie und Umweltforschung GmbH, Heidelberg (DE); Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2013 – 2015

V649
European Ecolabel for Printed Matter - Consulting and Participation in the European Working Group for Criteria Development
European Union Eco-label Homepage EU Ecolabel Criteria for Printed Matter
European Environmental Bureau (EEB), Brussels (BE)

Project leader:
Ökopol GmbH, Hamburg (DE)
2003 – 2010

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