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Minimize your environmental liability

Minimize potential environmental liability by ensuring that your business, employees and contractors understand: Legal & corporate requirements Their duties & obligations What to recognize What actions to take What and How to report Who is responsible Why it is important ECOS builds in-house expertise using a range of formal and informal training forums including one to...

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Europe’s Water: Efficient Use is Essential

Clean water is a vital natural resource which is coming under increasing pressure from over-exploitation and pollution. A sustainable management of Europe’s water resources demands a wider policy perspective, addressing all major users as well as water’s interactions with other resources. The European Union’sWater Framework Directive, Nitrates Directive and Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive, provide...

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Urban Waste Water Discharges in Ireland

Serious deficiencies exist with urban waste water treatment plants and there are widespread and negative impacts on the environment flowing from these deficiencies. The EPA report “Focus on Urban Waste Water Discharges in Ireland” (February 2012) has identified that almost 50% of urban waste water treatment facilities in Ireland do not meet EU waste water quality...

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Environmental Management System Structure

The components of an Environmental Management System (EMS) (as defined under the ISO 14001 specification, EMAS Regulation or in a license) incorporates: Baseline Environmental Review/Audit Planning Environmental Policy Environmental Objectives and Targets EM Programme Implementation and Operation Operational Control Emergency Preparedness and Response Responsibility Allocation Awareness and Training Communications Check and Review Checks and Corrective...

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