The EPA’s Office of Environmental Enforcement (OEE) ensures that major industrial and waste operations in Ireland comply with their Industrial Emissions/Integrated Pollution Control/Waste licences. For more information see how we enforce compliance
We have launched an initiative to:
“Acknowledge compliance and promote moving ‘beyond compliance’ at licensed sites”.
Our Beyond Compliance initiative aims to help operators to do more than their EPA licence requires. It encourages them to:
The OEE will identify and actively acknowledge positive actions that operators take and promote moving “beyond compliance” by:
We have already updated our Annual Environmental Report (AER) template to provide operators an opportunity to highlight to the wider public about how they have moved Beyond Compliance. For more information see Annual Environmental Reports.
Examples of positive actions which could be considered as moving “beyond compliance” include: