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Complying with Regulations Controlling Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases and Ozone Depleting Substances

A Guidance Note for Contractors of Equipment Containing F-gas and ODS (July 2015) , July 2015

Year: 2015

This guidance is primarily aimed at contractors and in-house technical personnel dealing with equipment containing ODS and/or F-gas, and to a smaller degree at the operators of such equipment. Operators may require and request guidance from contractors regarding their obligations under the ODS and F-gas Regulations. Therefore, operator obligations are also included in this Guidance Note.

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)