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When the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issues a proposed determination on a licence application or review, anyone can make an objection to it in the form of written comments or observations, either online or by post.
A valid objection must state:
An objection must be accompanied by any documents you consider necessary and relevant, and the appropriate fee. If you intend to submit video footage as part of your objection, it must be in MP4 format. Any other format iwill not be accepted.
Once an objection is made, you cannot elaborate further on it in later correspondance.
Any person or body (including the applicant) can make an objection to the EPA's proposed determination. If you make an objection you may also request an oral hearing of it. The request must be in writing and be accompanied by an oral hearing request fee in addition to the objection fee.
You can lodge an objection with us within 28 days of our giving notice of our proposed determination. Note that the period 24 December to 1 January inclusive is disregarded when calculating the set period.
An objection must be made either:
Note that we have no discretionary power to accept objections received outside the set period.
A valid objection may be withdrawn at any time prior to it being considered by the Board of the Agency.
If you make a valid objection you can request an oral hearing.
The fees for objections and requesting an oral hearing are:
Download Waste Management And IPPC Licensing, Aspects Of Licensing Procedures: Objections And Oral Hearings
For more information on reduced fees, see Article 9(1) of the EPA (Licensing Fees) Regulations 1994 to 2006
All documentation received in respect of a licence application is available to view on this website
Find out more about how to request an oral hearing
For further information, contact our Environmental Licensing Programme at:
Office of Environmental Sustainability,PO Box 3000Johnstown Castle Estate County WexfordTelephone Locall 1890 33 55 99 or 053 91 60600Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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