EPA Guidance Note for Noise Action Planning for the Environmental Noise Regulations 2006 (July 2009)

Updated sections (June 2018), June 2018

Year: 2018

The objective of the original Guidance note (July 2009) was to provide practical information, advice and guidance to designated Action Planning Authorities on the development of noise action plans under the Environmental Noise Regulations, and reporting of the plans to the EPA.

National Inspection Plan 2018-2021

Year: 2018

This report outlines the proposed third national inspection plan for domestic waste water treatment systems for the period 2018 to 2021.

Bathing Water Quality In Ireland 2017

A report for the year 2017, May 2018

Year: 2018

This report presents the fourth assessment of Ireland’s 142 bathing waters identified under the Bathing Water Quality Regulations 2008.

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Non-Household Waste Characterisation Campaign 2017-2018 - final report

Results and commentary on the 2017-2018 non-household municipal waste (kerbside) characterisation study, May 2018

Year: 2018

This report summarises and comments on the results of waste characterisation work that was carried out on non-household municipal waste

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Household Waste Characterisation Campaign 2017-2018 - final report

Results and commentary on the 2017-2018 household municipal waste (kerbside) characterisation study, May 2018

Year: 2018

This report summarises and comments on the results of waste characterisation work that was carried out on household municipal waste

National Hydrometric Monitoring Programme 2018 - 2021

Year: 2018

The report sets out the rationale for the National Hydrometric Programme and incorporates river flow and lake level monitoring. Reviews of international hydrometric practice in Scotland, Wales and New Zealand and a technical review of the EPA/LA hydrometric network are included as appendices.

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National Hydrometric Monitoring Programme 2018 - 2021

Year: 2018

The report sets out the rationale for the National Hydrometric Programme and incorporates river flow and lake level monitoring. Reviews of international hydrometric practice in Scotland, Wales and New Zealand and a technical review of the EPA/LA hydrometric network are included as appendices.

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Ireland's National Inventory Submissions 2018

Year: 2018

Ireland's annual inventory submissions including the National Inventory Report (NIR) and Common Reporting Format (CRF) data files and supplementary information if available. The NIR contains transparent and detailed information on the inventory for years 1990-2016. The CRF tables contain all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and removals, implied emission factors and activity data.

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Ireland's UNECE Submissions 2018

Year: 2018

Ireland's submissions under UNECE Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP)include the Informative Inventory report (IIR) and Nomenclature for reporting (NFR) tables. The IIR contains detailed information on methodologies, activity data and emission factors and the NFR tables contain air pollutant emission data and activity data for years 1990-2016.

Ireland's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Projections 2017-2035 Presentation

Ireland's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Projections 2017-2035

Year: 2018

The Environmental Protection Agency produces greenhouse gas emission projections on an annual basis for all key sectors of the economy in collaboration with relevant State and other bodies. These projections are compiled to meet EU reporting obligations and, also, to inform national policy development.

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Ireland's Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 2016

Year: 2018

The EPA has produced final estimates of greenhouse gas emissions for the time period 1990-2016

Ireland's Air Pollutant Emissions 2016

Year: 2018

Latest report on Ireland's National Emission Ceiling Directive (NECD) emissions. Five main air pollutants, NOx, SO2, NH3, NMVOC, PM2.5

National Allocation Table Changes 1 2018

Pursuant to Article 10A(7) of Directive 2003/87/EC (NIMs) - Updates due to changes to the operation of an installation., March 2018

Year: 2018

Marine Phytoplankton - Fact Sheet

This Plain English fact sheet outlines the work done by the EPA in monitoring phytoplankton in Ireland's marine environment. , February 2018

Year: 2018

The EPA and the Marine Institute sample phytoplankton in estuaries and coastal waters around Ireland. They carry out sampling three times during the summer and once during winter. At each location, they take water samples just below the surface and above the seabed. They use the samples to assess how much phytoplankton is in the water and what species are present.

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Marine Monitoring Fact sheet

This Plain English fact sheet outlines the work done by the EPA in monitoring Ireland’s marine environment. , February 2018

Year: 2018

Ecologically healthy marine waters are a valuable natural resource. They support a rich and diverse range of ecosystems, habitats and species, and they are also a source of food – from wild fisheries and aquaculture. They are also important for recreational activities and tourism.

EPA Guidance Note for Strategic Noise Mapping for the Environmental Noise Regulations 2006 (Version 2 – August 2011)

Revised Section 10: Mapping Methodology for Exposure Assessment - Post Processing and Analysis (October 2017), November 2017

Year: 2017

The objective of the original Guidance note (version 2, August 2011) was to provide practical information, advice and guidance to designated Noise Mapping Bodies on the development of strategic noise maps under the Environmental Noise Regulations, and reporting of results to the EPA.

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National Inspection Plan Domestic Waste Water Treatment Systems

Fifth Implementation Report 1st January - 31st December 2016., November 2017

Year: 2017

The purpose of this report is to provide data on the implementation of the National Inspection Plan for the period 1st January - 31st December 2016.

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