This guidance note seeks to present general principles and suitable methods that may be used to assess and report on the impact of air emissions from EPA licensed industrial installations. The original version of this guidance note was published by the EPA in 2010. This document is a revision of that original that has been prepared to reflect the changes in regulatory and modelling practices that have occurred in the interim. The document is aimed at practitioners, and as such, assumes a general understanding of the theory of air dispersion modelling and the tools available to undertake an assessment.
Version 1, September 2019
Odour Emissions Guidance Note aims to provide clear and robust methodologies for industrial and waste facilities in terms of odour abatement solutions that can be implemented to reduce or eliminate odour.
Version 2, May 2019
This Air Guidance Note (AG8) is intended to assist in house air monitoring teams to develop a Quality Management System (QMS) modelled on ISO 17025 that should meet the Agency’s minimum requirements for in-house air monitoring.
These documents outline the decision made by the Environmental Protection Agency in relation an Appeal regarding a decision made by Westmeath County Council (ref. ENV/AE/2017-02) to grant a licence under the Air Pollution Act 1987, as amended, to Owens Quarry Products Limited for atmospheric emissions at a site located at Tyfarnham, Knockdrin, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.
Good practice for Solvent Mass Balance and Fugitive Emission Assessments for EPA Licensed sites. Air Advice Note No. 1, August 2017
The aim of this Advice Note is to provide concise ‘best-practice’ guidance for the completion of a Solvent Management Plan (SMP)”.
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.
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 The Appeal is now withdrawn.
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.
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 under Regulation 15 of S.I. No. 566 (European Union (Large Combustion Plants) Regulations 2012)
Air Pollution Act (Fixed Payment Notice)(Paints) Regulations 2016, August 2016
These Regulations provides local authorities with powers to issue on-the-spot fines.
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.
EPA Licence Reg. No. W0184-01, August 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.
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.
"This guidance document summarises the key requirements and obligations specified in the F-gas Regulations for garages that recover F-gas from MACs of road vehicles and in particular: • Garages/companies and personnel involved in servicing and repairing MACs. • Garages/companies and personnel involved in vehicle dismantling."
This guidance document summarises the key requirements specified in the F-Gas Regulations regarding the phase-down of HFC’s placed on the EU market.
This guidance note provides an overview of the some of the key obligations for operators of equipment as laid down in the F-gas Regulation (EU No 517/2014) and the ODS Regulation (EC No 1005/2009).
A summary of requirements specified in the F-Gas Regulations relating to leak checking equipment containing F-Gases are outlined in this document.
A Guidance Note for Contractors working with Fire Protection Equipment, July 2015
This Guidance Note is aimed at assisting contractors working on fire protection equipment containing Fluorinated Greenhouse gases (F-gases) or Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) to comply with the relevant legislation in the Republic of Ireland.
A Guidance Note for Operators of Equipment Containing F-gases and ODS, July 2015
This Guidance Note is published by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and is aimed at assisting operators of equipment containing Fluorinated Greenhouse gases (F-gases) and/or Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) to comply with the relevant European Regulations in the Republic of Ireland.