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PCB Online Notification System - First Time User

Year: 2015

Guidance Manual for First Time Users of the Online Notification System

Disclaimer-Eden Portal sign-in

Year: 2014

Disclaimer

European Union (Batteries and Accumulators) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 349 of 2014)

Year: 2014

Regulations amending the European Union (Batteries and Accumulators) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No 283 of 2014), to include details fo commencement date.

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Guidance note on Daily and Intermediate Cover at Landfills

Year: 2014

This document provides guidance on what is required of landfill operators by the EPA in relation to the use of daily and intermediate cover at licensed municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills.

European Union (Waste Electrical and Electronica Equipment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 149 of 2014)

Year: 2014

The Irish regulations implement the new European Directive on waste electrical and electronic equipment and apply to producers (manufacturers and importers) distributors (retailers) of electrical and electronic equipment.

PCB Inventory Survey

Year: 2014

The purpose of this questionnaire is to determine whether there is potentially PCB-contaminated equipment on your organisation’s site about which the EPA must be notified

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Guidance on Fire Safety at Non Hazardous Waste Transfer Stations

Year: 2013

In recent years, some serious fires have taken place at waste transfer stations (WTS). Fires at WTS have the potential to be very serious events, posing risk to life and presenting hazards to the local community and the environment. They can also be very costly. The growing incidence of fires has prompted the development of Guidance on Fire Safety at Non Hazardous Waste Transfer Stations.

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Regulation and Management of Waste Wood

Year: 2013

The EPA has published guidance the Regulation and Management of Waste Wood.

Self-Complying B2B Producers - WEEE waste management report signage

Year: 2013

Display of this signage is a legal requirement for self-complying B2B EEE producers. It must be displayed within 1 metre of each entrance to your premises. It must be used when you have submitted your first WEEE waste management report and replaces the 'plan signage'.

Self-Complying B2B Producers - WEEE waste management plan signage

Year: 2013

Display of this signage by self-complying B2B EEE producers is a legal requirement. It must be displayed within 1 metre of each entrance to your premises. This must be replaced by the 'report signage' once the first WEEE waste management report has been submitted to the EPA.

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Management of Contaminated Land & Groundwater at EPA Licenced Sites

Year: 2013

Contaminated land guidance and a series of guideline template reports have been produced. The guideline templates should be used by all licensees when submitting reports to the EPA. A guideline template report for Groundwater Monitoring has also been developed and is available below. This report will often be needed in parallel with other Stages 1–3 process deliverables.

Financial model for determining & reporting compliance with Section 53A of the Waste Management Act

Year: 2013

This financial model is to be used by landfill operators for determining and reporting compliance with Section 53A of the Waste Management Act 1996 as amended.

PCB Online Notification System

Year: 2013

Registered User Guidance Manual for PCB Online Submissions

PCB Online Notification System

Year: 2013

Guidance Manual for First Time Users of the Online Notification System

PCB Information Leaflet

Year: 2013

This information leaflet will supplement the EPA inventory survey form. The leaflet describes PCBs (Polychlorinated Biphenyls) and the equipment in which they may be contained.

Waste Batteries and Accumulators Regulations 2014

S.I. No. 283 of 2014, January 2013

Year: 2013

Irish Regulations transposing EU Directive (2006/66/EC) on waste batteries and accumulators.

European Union (Batteries and Accumulators) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 283 of 2014)

Year: 2013

Irish Regulations covering the recovery of waste batteries and accumulators

Guidance for submission of a WEEE Waste Management Plan

Year: 2013

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

Municipal Solid Waste - Pre-treatment & Residuals Management - An EPA Technical Guidance document

Year: 2013

The purpose of this document is to set out the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standard for minimum acceptable pre-treatment for Municipal Solid Waste accepted for landfilling or incineration at EPA licensed waste facilities.

Protocol for the Evaluation of Biodegradable Municipal Waste sent to Landfill

Year: 2013

This protocol has been developed to provide guidance on how to determine the amount of biodegradable municipal waste (BMW) in municipal solid waste (MSW) that is sent to landfill. It facilitates Ireland's obligations in determining compliance with BMW diversion targets that are set in the Landfill directive (1999/31/EC).

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