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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.
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.
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.
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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
Telephone Locall 1890 33 55 99 or 053 91 60600
PO Box 3000 Johnstown Castle Estate Wexford, Y35 W821 053-916 0600Other EPA locations
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