EPR Guidance (v7) - updated 04 July 2023, July 2023
Latest guidance for licensees on completing an EPR annual return.
EPA Facilities/Installations with Financial Provision Requirements 30/06/23
Inspection Plan for Industrial Emissions Directive, Integrated Pollution Control, and Waste Licensed Installations 2022 - 2025, April 2022
Environmental Inspection Plan 2022 to 2025
IE, IPC and Waste Facilities only, December 2021
Condition 10 of peat extraction licences require licensees to prepare and implement bog rehabilitation plans. This document provides guidance for licensees and third parties on what the EPA expects to see in these plans.
The EPA has developed a policy on Licensing and Enforcement Charging. This document serves to provide a basis for both licensing and enforcement charges.
The bond template is generally acceptable to the EPA and is specific to the EPA's particular requirements. Any party intending to use the template may wish to seek their own legal advice.
The EPA has applied a risk-based approach to environmental liability and financial provision requirements. This document sets out the types of licensed facilities which require the agreement of costings and provisions for their environmental liabilities. It also specifies the actions required of all operators with respect to environmental liabilities and financial provisions for their facilities.
Guidance on the preparation & submission of Annual Environmental Reports for Waste Water Discharge Licences.
Incident at Dublin Waste to Energy 7th June 2017, March 2018
EPA Report on the investigation of the Lime spill incident which occurred at the Dublin Waste to Energy Facility, Poolbeg on 7th June 2017.
The Account Charge and Funding & Drawdown Agreement templates are generally acceptable to the EPA and are specific to the EPA's particular requirements. Any party intending to use the templates should seek their own legal advice.
Guidance to Licensees on the Preparation of Accident Prevention Procedures and Emergency Response Procedures
Guidance on AER/PRTR reporting for the Intensive Agriculture Sector
This document sets out the principles of, process for putting in place, and instruments acceptable for, and instruments acceptable for, financial provision. The EPA has also published financial provision templates for use when putting financial provision in place.
This document provides a guideline template report for licensees to use when reporting a Hydrogeological Review/Technical Assessment to demonstrate compliance with the European Communities Environmental Objectives (Groundwater) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No 9 of 2010). The Guideline Template Report sets out the content and standard of work that should be submitted to the EPA.
This guidance presents a systematic approach for assessing and costing environmental liabilities associated with closure, restoration/aftercare and incidents. It replaces those aspects of Guidance on Environmental Liability Risk Assessment, Residuals Management Plans and Financial Provision (EPA, 2006).
This document provides unit costs for closure and restoration/aftercare including landfill specific unit costs. It accompanies the Environmental Protection Agency Guidance on assessing and costing environmental liabilities (EPA, 2014).
How to manage confidential enforcement submissions
PRTR facilities that transfer waste offsite above relevant waste thresholds are reportable to Europe, March 2014
All facilities with a PRTR class of activity that tranfer waste offsite above relevant waste thresholds are reportable to Europe