Results from the EPA’s assessment of local authority environmental enforcement performance for 2022. This assessment is based on the EPA’s Local Authority Performance Framework.
This report gives the data highlights on waste generation and management in Ireland in 2021. Key trends and progress towards upcoming EU targets, along with information on material consumption and circularity are provided. A new spotlight section focuses on current topics in the circular economy area. An update to circular economy actions published in 2022 is given along with further actions that government, industry and individuals can make to help us transition towards a circular economy.
Performance Report 2022
This report sets out the results of the EPA’s assessment of local authority environmental enforcement performance for 2022. This assessment is based on the EPA’s Local Authority Performance Framework which measures performance against the delivery of environmental outcomes under 20 National Enforcement Priorities.
This report provides an overview of urban waste water treatment in Ireland during 2022. It identifies the priority issues that Uisce Éireann must address to protect our environment from the harmful effects of waste water discharges.
This report provides an overview of the quality of drinking water in private group schemes and small private supplies.
Insight Reports from the EPA's Climate Change in the Irish Mind Study focus on the topics of national levels of support for climate policies, and demographic trends in climate change risk perceptions.
Date released: November 30, 2023
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published National By-Product Criteria for Site-Won Asphalt (road planings) from road developments.
Date released: November 27, 2023
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published the Circular Economy and Waste Statistics Highlights Report 2021. Ireland’s waste generation levels are continuing to rise and Ireland is failing to make sufficient inroads towards key EU recycling targets that apply from 2025 onwards.
Date released: November 13, 2023
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published its report on the environmental enforcement performance of local authorities in 2022. The report shows that the scale of environmental enforcement work carried out by local authorities is significant.
Date: November 16, 2023
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Irish Centre for European Law (ICEL) are holding a joint environmental law conference which will take place on Thursday 16th November 2023 in Dublin Castle. Convened by Dr Tom Ryan (EPA) and Margaret Gray SC KC , the conference will consider a number of themes including Environmental Law Enforcement and Emerging Issues in Environmental Law Research.
Date: November 15, 2023
We are excited to announce that this year the National Air Event “Clean Air – vital for our Health” will take place, in person, in the Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel on 15 November 2023