OEE Focus on Environmental Enforcement Report 2004/2005

Summary: The establishment of the Office of Environmental Enforcement (OEE) in 2003 followed a strategic review of the work of the Agency, which identified a need to ensure better enforcement of environmental legislation in Ireland. A number of enforcement priorities were identified by the OEE and this report provides information on progress towards achieving these priorities.

Published: 2006

ISBN: 1-84095-190-7

Pages: 60

Filesize: 2,359KB

Format: pdf

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A number of enforcement priorities were identified by the OEE and this report, which covers the period from 1 January 2004 to 31 December 2005, provides information on progress towards achieving these priorities.

The priorities are as follows:

  • Unauthorised waste activities
  • Compliance with licences granted by the EPA to industrial and waste activities
  • Local authority environmental protection performance
  • Enforcement of environmental protection legislation
  • Complaints about environmental pollution
  • Prosecution of environmental offences