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Consultation on the Significant Water Management Issues in Ireland

Submissions and comments are invited on the Significant Water Management Issues in Ireland for the Development of the Second Cycle River Basin Management. The Water Framework Directive was adopted in 2000 and requires member States to manage their water resources on an integrated basis in order to achieve at least ‘good’ ecological status. The first cycle...

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EPA Water Research Call 2015

The EPA Research Programme has been allocated funding of approximately €2.54m for new commitments in Water research. The overall aim of the water pillar is to support relevant water policy and to protect our water environment, contributing to achieving excellent water quality in Ireland. The EPA Research Water Pillar deals with groundwater, surface water, transitional...

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Sustainability Research Call 2015

The Sustainability Pillar of the EPA Research Programme has been allocated funding of approximately €2.75m for new commitments in the 2015 Research Call. The Sustainability Research Call 2015 was opened on 10 June 2015. The overall aim of the Sustainability pillar of the EPA’s Research Programme 2014-2020 is designed to identify pressures, inform policy and...

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EPA Green Enterprise Call 2015

Green Enterprise provides grant aid to demonstration type projects across all sectors of economic activity in Ireland and is open to proposals from companies, institutions and public bodies. For 2015, the maximum amount of funding available is €60,000 per company/organisation. Grant aid is provided up to a maximum limit of 75% of the total eligible...

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Eurofunding Toolbox: Templates, forms, case studies

Gaining access to EU Funds, or Eurofunding, involves a formal framework.  We have attached below some links to tools such as factsheets, templates, samples and forms which can assist with the process. Applying for funding How to write the application form with partners? How to develop a problem tree and an objective tree? How to design a solid...

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ECOS to Provide Technical Support services to SMILE Resource Exchange

ECOS have been appointed to provide technical support services to SMILE Resource Exchange for the Southern Waste Management Region.  We look forward to working closely with SMILE and our counterparts in the East & Midlands and Connaught & Ulster waste management regions. SMILE Resource Exchange is a free service for businesses which: Encourages the exchanging of...

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7 July 2015 deadline for Industrial Emissions Licences

7 July 2015 is the deadline for Industrial Emissions Licences for existing installations operating newly prescribed activities as presented in the First Schedule of EPA Acts 1992-2013 -V2. Section 7.8 of the revised first schedule of the EPA Act now includes the requirement for the following installations to be processed where the treatment and processing,...

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Water Pollution Control Legislation

In Ireland, in cases where Integrated Pollution Prevention Control (IPPC) and Industrial Emissions (IE) are not applicable, water pollution control legislation is exercised through the Local Government (Water Pollution) Acts 1977-1990 and Water Services Act 2007-2013. Application for discharge to waters should be made to the relevant local authority and applications for discharge to sewer...

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