Accessibility statement

The Environmental Protection Agency is committed to making this website accessible in accordance with European Union (Accessibility of Websites and Mobile Applications of Public Sector Bodies) Regulations 2020 - S.I. No. 358/2020.

This accessibility statement applies to www.epa.ie.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the harmonised European standard Accessibility requirements for ICT products and services (PDF 1.9MB), based on Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1 due to the non-compliances listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reason(s):

(a) Non-compliance with the harmonised European standard

Licensee reporting of environmental damage/ incident

https://www.epa.ie/apps/elu/

Medium Combustion Plant (MCP) Register

https://www.epa.ie/mcp/

Extractive Industry Register

https://www.epa.ie/ei/

By-product Notifications Register

https://www.epa.ie/byproduct/#

Contact Us Form

https://www.epa.ie/apps/queriesunit/

(c) Content not within scope of the legislation

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 20 July 2022.

In preparation for this statement an evaluation of the website’s compliance with the requirements of Directive (EU) 2016/2102 was carried out by way of a self-assessment by the EPA against WCAG 2.1 This assessment was carried out with the assistance of the National Disability Authority.

Tools used during this assessment included: axe DevTools - Web Accessibility Testing, Chrome developer tools, WAVE browser plugin and Adobe Acrobat DC 2021.

 

This statement was last reviewed on 20 July 2022.

Feedback and contact information

Contact our web team if you need access to information in an accessible format:

Email: webfeedback@epa.ie

Contact our Accessibility Officer if you have any questions about EPA’s approach to accessibility:

Accessibility Officer
PO Box 3000
Johnstown Castle Estate
Co Wexford

Email: accessofficer@epa.ie
Telephone: (053) 916 0600

If you are dissatisfied about how we respond to your request, you can submit a complaint by following our Complaints Handling Procedure.

Enforcement procedure

If you are dissatisfied about how we respond to your request or complaint, you can complain to the Office of the Ombudsman under the terms of the Disability Act 2005.

Office of the Ombudsman
6 Earlsfort Terrace
Dublin 2
D02 W773

Email: complaints@ombudsman.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)1 639 5600
Web: www.ombudsman.ie/disability-act/make-a-complaint