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11th Meeting of the CEN Working Group 2 in Bilbao

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cen wg2 bilbao 2016 had the pleasure of organizing the 11th meeting of the Working Group (WG) 2 of the Technical Committee 264 of the European Committee for Standardization (CEN). This group has the task of reviewing and updating the aged European Standard EN 13725 that deals with the determination of odour concentration by dynamic olfactometry and odour emission rate from stationary sources.

   This meeting took place in the city of Bilbao, Spain a day after the meeting of the WG41. This time the working documents focused on two of the juiciest part of the standard: Sampling and uncertainty. In the previous meeting in Delft. some aspects were commented but there is still further work ahead on these issues.

Odour Assessment Impact of MBT Plant in France

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sesion03 arias00   This study was performed to evaluate the odour impact of Mechanical Biological Treatment Plant (MBT) of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) located in France.


R. Arias 1 and I. González 2


1. Odournet S.L., Parc de Recerca UAB, Edificio Eureka, 08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona)  
2. Odournet-tek S.L., Avda. Otaola, 7-2º 20600 Eibar (Gipuzkoa)

Olfactometry as a Tool for Management and Improvement of Emissions of the WWTP of Arazuri

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sesion06 yaben03   Currently, it is usual in the operating licenses, that governmental institutions grant to the sites where the sewage and waste are treated, the measures are put in place to control the emissions into the atmosphere.

   In this Wastewater Treatment Plant in the district of Pamplona, located at Arazuri, the Olfactometrics Studies have become into a new tool for the environmental management of the facility, which has allowed us to design and evaluate the effectiveness of the measures to minimize the odours over the last decade.


A. Amorena, M. Manzanos and B. Yaben*