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Guidelines on Water Pollution Licencing Legislation

In Ireland, in cases where Integrated Pollution Prevention Control (IPPC) is not applicable, the control of water pollution is exercised through the Local Government (Water Pollution) Acts 1977-1990. City and County councils are the licensing authorities A discharge of wastewater (effluent) to waters (river, stream, lake, estuary etc. and groundwater) or to a municipal sewer...

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Draft Guidelines on carrying out Environmental Impact Assessment

The Department of the Environment has published draft guidelines for planning authorities on carrying out environmental impact assessment. The purpose of the guidelines is to provide practical guidance to planning authorities and An Bord Pleanála and result in greater consistency in the methodology adopted by consent authorities. The public consultation period runs until Friday 14...

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