Peter Küppers
Peter Küppers
Peter Küppers

Peter Küppers

Researcher
Environmental Law & Governance

Special Expertise

Main areas of research: ambient pollution control and waste management

  • Expert opinions
  • Technology assessment
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Policy advice

Key Projects

  • Environmental assessment of waste management streams
  • Arisings, characteristics and fates of mineral wastes
  • Environmental assessment of waste disposal as mine backfill versus immobilization
  • Underground waste repositories – general conditions and requirements
  • Environmental impact study for the GSB site at Ebenhausen
  • Review of the environmental impact and Habitats Directive compliance of decommissioning work at both the Obrigheim nuclear power plant and the experimental AVR reactor at the Jülich research centre
  • Review of the environmental impact and Habitats Directive compliance of construction work on the temporary and interim storage facilities at 11 nuclear plant sites
  • Critical review of the expert opinion submitted on the expansion of the Bielefeld incineration plant
  • Expert opinion on the Marburger Rohstoffverwertung shredder plant
  • Expert opinion on the proposed GETEC-owned cogeneration facility in Groß-Umstadt
  • Expert opinion on the expansion of the RRD GmbH logistics centre
  • Expert opinion on the co-incineration of sewage sludge at the Bexbach power station
  • Testimonial on the planned alterations to the Meuselwitz-Lucka cogeneration plant
  • Review and evaluation of the state of the art at VW's 'new foundry' on its Hanover site, with regard to ambient pollution control
  • Best practice for environmental statements – methods, tips and examples

Professional Training and Career

  • From 1991: Researcher at the Öko-Institut, in the Environmental Law & Governance Division
  • 1983-1991: Undergraduate course in Chemistry at Darmstadt Technical University
  • 1973-1976: Trained as a lab assistant