Latest Publications

Quick Start Guide for B2B Producers - Signing In and Resetting a Forgotten Password on the EDEN Portal

Year: 2022

This is a brief guide for users of the EDEN portal who are required to make online submissions of WEEE waste management plans and reports. It explains how to sign in and how to reset a forgotten password.

Guidance for First Time Users of the EDEN Portal and WEEE Module

Year: 2022

Guidance manual for first time users of EDEN and the online WEEE Module

Access to EDEN for Authorised Representatives

Year: 2022

Authorised Representatives (AR) require access to the WEEE module in order to submit plans or reports on behalf of a B2B Producer. This document provides guidance to ARs on accessing a producer's account on EDEN and then to access the WEEE Module to make the submissions.

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Macroom Public Drinking Water Supply Audit 18/11/21

Year: 2022

Drinking Water Audit Report in respect of audit carried out on 18/11/21 at Macroom Public Drinking Water Supply

EPA Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct for EPA Directors and Staff, January 2022

Year: 2022

This document sets down the general principles and standards which govern the professional activities and conduct of directors and staff of the Environmental Protection Agency

Guidance for submission of a WEEE Waste Management Report

Year: 2022

Guidance manual for WEEE Waste Management Report online submission

Guidance for submission of a WEEE Waste Management Plan

Year: 2022

Guidance for online preparation and submission of the three-yearly WEEE Waste Management Plan

Guidance for B2B Producers of EEE

Year: 2022

The aim of this guidance is to assist B2B producers of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE) who place B2B products on the Irish market (i.e. who supply EEE to a business end user in Ireland) to comply with the WEEE Regulations in Ireland.

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Hospital Public Drinking Water Supply Audit 16/11/21

Year: 2022

Drinking Water Audit Report in respect of audit carried out on 16/11/21 at Hospital Public Drinking Water Supply

Parent Company Guarantee Template and Associated Documents

Year: 2022

This parent company guarantee template, and associated templates below, are generally acceptable to the EPA. The templates are specific to the EPA's particular requirements and may not be suitable for other purposes. Accordingly, any party intending to use the templates should seek their own legal advice. A Financial Strength Assessment of the parent company needs to be completed first before proceeding with a PCG.

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Environmental Performance Reporting (EPR) Guidance - updated January 2022

EPR Guidance - January 2022 , January 2022

Year: 2022

Latest guidance for licensees on completing an EPR annual return.

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Hydrology Summary Bulletin - December 2021

Hydrology bulletin on rainfall, river flows, lake levels, groundwater levels and spring outflows for December 2021., January 2022

Year: 2022

Hydrology Summary Bulletin for December 2021 outlining the flows in rivers, rainfall, lake and turlough levels, groundwater levels and spring outflows of over 300 stations across Ireland.

Air Emissions Guidance Note on CEMS maintenance and operation requirements (AG13)

Year: 2021

This Air Guidance Note on the use of continuous emission monitors in processes not requiring the use of EN 14181 is one of a series of guidance notes that the OEE has published on the general theme of air pollution monitoring.

Product Certification Service Sample Analysis Request Form

Year: 2021

Form to request product certification service samle analysis.

SEA Screening Good Practice

SEA Screening Good Practice 2021

Year: 2021

Good Practice Guidance for Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Screening, which provides specific stand-alone guidance to assist plan/programme makers and SEA practitioners. The Guidance Note is focused primarily on plans/programmes in the non-land use sector in Ireland. It includes an elaboration of the steps needed for screening, the legislative landscape underpinning SEA screening, and step-by-step process and templates to assist in preparing the required documentation.

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Gap analysis of research needs to understand the environmental dimension of antimicrobial resistance in preparation for iNAP2

Authors: Niamh Cahill, Dearbháile Morris, Finola Leonard, Fiona Walsh, December 2021

Year: 2021

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the greatest global threats we are facing in today’s world. As recognised in Ireland’s first National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance, adopting a One Health approach is key to effectively tackling the problem of AMR. A comprehensive analysis of previous and ongoing research relating to the occurrence, risk, fate and transport of antimicrobial residues and AMR to and within the environment was completed.