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Good Practice for Solvent Mass Balance and Fugitive Emission Assessment for EPA licensed Sites

Good practice for Solvent Mass Balance and Fugitive Emission Assessments for EPA Licensed sites. Air Advice Note No. 1, August 2017

Year: 2017

The aim of this Advice Note is to provide concise ‘best-practice’ guidance for the completion of a Solvent Management Plan (SMP)”.

Information Leaflet for Collection and Transport of Waste Refrigerants 2017

Year: 2017

This information leaflet summarises requirements for the movement of waste gases by the refrigeration, air conditioning, heat pump and fire suppressant sectors and outlines how to submit a Prior Annual Notification to the EPA for the collection and transport of waste, returned or recovered refrigerants.

Air Pollution Appeal - Clare Lagan Joint Venture E0003-01

Year: 2017

Appeal received by the EPA on a decision made by Fingal Co Council (AP/01/16) to grant a licence under the Air Pollution Act 1987, as amended, to Clare Lagan JV for atmospheric emissions at a site at Harristown Carpark, Dublin Airport. This notification was received from Fingal Co Council advising the EPA of the withdrawal of the application for Air Emissions Licence. The Appeal is now withdrawn.

Air Pollution Appeal - M11 Enniscorthy JV E0002-01

Year: 2017

These documents outline the decision made by the Environmental Protection Agency in relation to an Appeal regarding a decision made by Wexford County Council (ref. ENV/APL/16/04) to grant a licence under the Air Pollution Act 1987, as amended, to M11 Enniscorthy JV for atmospheric emissions at a site located in the townland of Frankfort, Gorey, Co. Wexford.

Guidance for Farmers on Refrigerant Gas Use in Milk Coolers

Year: 2016

Dairy farmers rely on cooling equipment for milk storage. Certain refrigerant gases have been or are being phased out of use by the Ozone Depleting Substances and Fluorinated Greenhouse Gas Regulations & are being replaced with less damaging gases.This brief guide aims to help farmers ensure they are ready for the future & compliant with requirements of the regulations.

Guidance on Unabated Operation at Large Combustion Plants Licensed by the EPA

Year: 2016

Guidance on Unabated Operation at Large Combustion Plants Licensed by the EPA under Regulation 15 of S.I. No. 566 (European Union (Large Combustion Plants) Regulations 2012)

Air Pollution Act (Fixed Payment Notice)(Paints) Regulations 2016

Air Pollution Act (Fixed Payment Notice)(Paints) Regulations 2016, August 2016

Year: 2016

These Regulations provides local authorities with powers to issue on-the-spot fines.

Correction of Concentration and Volumetric Flows Calculator

Year: 2016

The EPA's guidance note AG2 provides detail on the correction of emissions data. This is a vital aspect of correctly reporting emissions data and any emissions monitoring being carried out must measure all necessary parameters (e.g. oxygen, moisture, temperature) to allow the required corrections to be applied.

Second Interim Report: Monitoring of Ambient Air Quality adjacent to ENVA Ireland Limited, Portlaoise

EPA Licence Reg. No. W0184-01, August 2016

Year: 2016

This report provides results from monitoring of air quality (specifically for volatile organic compounds) adjacent to ENVA Ireland Limited, Portlaoise, over the period from March to the end of December 2015.

Air Pollution Appeal - Mortimor Quarries E0001-01

Year: 2016

These documents outline the decision made by the Environmental Protection Agency in relation to an Appeal regarding a decision made by Galway County Council (ref. AP11/14) to grant a licence under the Air Pollution Act 1987, as amended, to Mortimor Quarries for atmospheric emissions at a site located at Belclare, Tuam, Co. Galway.

Report on the implementation of Directive 1999/13/EC on the limitation of emissions of volatile organic compounds due to the use of organic solvents in certain activities and installations in Ireland

Report for the period January 2011 to December 2013, November 2014

Year: 2014

This report details Ireland’s responses to the questions contained in the European Commission’s questionnaire on the implementation of Directive 1999/13/EC as set out in Commission Decision 2010/681/EC for the reporting period 1st January 2011 – 31st December 2013. This is the 4th report on the implementation of the Directive.

Report on Air Quality Assessment for the Oxigen Fire Incident

Air Quality Assessment for the Oxigen Fire Incident, April 2014

Year: 2014

Fire at Oxigen Environmental Waste Facility, Merrywell Industrial Estate, Ballymount Road Lower, Dublin 22, Waste Licence W0208-02 Incident Update April 7th 2014: Air quality impact The EPA has assessed the impacts on air quality of the fire which occurred at the Oxigen Environmental facility in Ballymount over the period Saturday, January 25th to Wednesday, January 29th 2014.

Best Practice Guidelines for Dry Cleaners

Year: 2013

Best Practice Guidelines for Dry Cleaning Issued to support European Union (Installations and Activities using Solvents) Regulations 2012 (S.I. 565 of 2012)

Air Guidance Note - Surface VOC Emissions Monitoring on Landfill Facilities (AG6)

Version 1, January 2013

Year: 2013

This guidance note is intended for use by holders of EPA licences (licensees) and consultants. The Agency advises licensees to have regard to this guidance when undertaking or outsourcing any work relating to VOC emissions from landfill surfaces.

Vehicle refinishing records spreadsheet

Year: 2013

A sample records spreadsheet for vehicle refinishing installations to maintain records.

Best Practice Guidelines for Vehicle Refinishing

Year: 2013

This document (Part 1) provides the mandatory requirements for Vehicle Refinishers to operate in accordance with SI199 of 2007 and (Part 2) the excellent practice for operational vehicle refinishing installations.

Records spreadsheet for Dry Cleaners

Year: 2013

Under the Solvents Regulations dry cleaners need to keep records to show how they perform against the emission limit value of 20 g solvent emitted per kg of product dry cleaned. This Records Spreadsheet aims to assist dry cleaners with such record keeping.

Guidance Note on Landfill Flare and Engine Management and Monitoring (AG7)

Guidance Note AG7, January 2013

Year: 2013

Landfill Flare and Engine Management and Monitoring (AG7)

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