Historic Landfill - Certificate of Authorisation

The Environmental Protection Agency is obliged to process applications from Local Authorities in relation to historic landfills in accordance with the Waste Management (Certification of Historic Unlicensed Waste Disposal and Recovery Activity) Regulations, 2008.

Applications for a certificate of authorisation for historic landfills may only be made by Local Authorities.

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Template/Sample letters for Qualified Persons

As part of the on-line application process, local authorities will upload two documents that relate to the Qualified Person required under Section 2.3 of the Code of Practice to be involved in the risk assessment process.

Details of a template/sample letter from the Professional Body to the Qualified Person.  The Qualified Person should provide a signed copy of this letter to the Local Authority for upload to the application form.

Details of a template/sample letter from the Qualified Person to the Local Authority.  The Qualified Person should provide a signed copy of this letter to the Local Authority for upload to the application form.

The uploaded letters should provide at least the statements, or equivalent, set out in the templates/samples.

Video Tutorial

This is designed to aid local authorities in completing the on-line form and will also provide the user with a clear view of the information requested throughout the form.  It is recommended that the user view this tutorial in advance of completing the form and continue to use it as a guide throughout the application process.

Legislation

Historic Landfill legislation

Further Information

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If you require additional information in relation to Historic Landfill Certificate of Authorisation please contact the Environmental Licensing Programme at

Office of Environmental Sustainability,

PO Box 3000

Johnstown Castle Estate

County Wexford

Telephone Locall 1890 33 55 99 or 053 91 60600

E-mail licensing@epa.ie