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Integrated Water Quality Report South Eastern River Basin District 2013

Year: 2014

This assessment presents the latest monitoring data, an assessment of the data and a focus on key issues that affect water quality in the South Eastern River Basin District.

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Guidance on the Authorisation of Direct Dischages to Groundwater

Year: 2014

This guidance addresses direct discharges to groundwater from point sources of potential pollution. It supplements the earlier report published by the EPA in 2011 entitled “Guidance on the Authorisation of Discharges to Groundwater” which focused on the technical assessment of indirect discharges to groundwater.

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Pilot Farm Hazardous Waste Bring Centres in 2013

Year: 2014

The EPA in collaboration with the Pesticide Control Division of DAFM, Teagasc, six local authorities, Rilta Environmental Limited (a hazardous waste contractor), WEEE Ireland and the European Recycling Platform, delivered a pilot project to determine the nature and extent of on-farm stockpiling of hazardous waste. The project entailed the operation of six bring-centres for farm hazardous waste in November 2013.

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National Municipal Waste Recovery Capacity Report

Year: 2014

The EPA carried out an assessment of municipal waste recovery capacity at authorised waste facilities in the State, in response to the DoECLG's policy document 'A Resource Opportunity'. This report documents the outcome of that assessment, finalised in May 2013.

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The Quality of Bathing Water in Ireland 2013

An Overview for the year 2013, April 2014

Year: 2014

Overall the quality of Ireland’s bathing water quality remains very high, with 97 per cent of bathing waters complying with the EU mandatory values and achieving at least ‘Sufficient’ water quality status in 2013. 114 bathing waters met the stricter guideline values achieving ‘Good’ status. The warm, dry summer in 2013 aided a return to normality compared to the wet season of 2012 where only 91 of 136 waters met ‘Good’ status.

Changes to National Allocation Table 2014

for the period 2013-2020 pursuant to Article 10a(7) of Directive 2003/87/EC (NER), April 2014

Year: 2014

Changes to National Allocation Table

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National Hazardous Waste Management Plan 2014 - 2020

Year: 2014

This revised National Hazardous Waste Management Plan sets out the priorities to be pursued over the next number of years to continually improve the management of Ireland's hazardous waste.

National Allocation Table for the period 2013-2020

Pursuant to Article 10a(7) of Directive 2003/87/EC (NIMs)- Updates due to New Entrants and Closures., March 2014

Year: 2014

Focus on Urban Waste Water Treatment in 2012

Focus on Urban Waste Water Treatment in 2012

Year: 2014

This report provides an overview of urban waste water treatment in Ireland during 2012 and includes an assessment of effluent quality against national and European standards.

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Municipal waste data for 2012

Year: 2014

Preliminary statistics for 2012 municipal waste generation and treatment

Tuarascáil Náisiúnta Dramhaíola 2011

Year: 2013

Achoimre feidhmiúcháin, conclúidí agus moltaí an Tuarascáil Náisiúnta Dramhaíola 2011. Cuireann an tuarascáil seo faisnéis maidir le giniúint agus bainistiú dramhaíola i 2011. Clúdaíonn sé dramhail a ghintear ag teaghlaigh, tráchtála agus oibreoirí tionscail, chomh maith le dramhaíl a onnmhairiú thar lear.

Waste Factsheet 2013

Factsheet on waste generation and treatment in Ireland

Year: 2013

Factsheet on waste generation and treatment in Ireland

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Infographic on waste generation and management in Ireland

Year: 2013

Infographic with information on waste generation and management in Ireland

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Investigations of Animal Health Problems at Askeaton, County Limerick

Year: 2013

The five-volume report (plus a Summary document) gives an account of the investigations into animal health problems in the Askeaton area of Co. Limerick, carried out in the period 1995—1998. The volumes are as follows: Main Report (and Summary); Animal Health; Soil, Herbage, Feed & Water; Human Health; Environmental Quality.

Ambient Air Monitoring in Shannon

Year: 2013

Ambient Air Monitoring at Shannon, Co. Clare

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Ireland's Environment 2012 - An Assessment

Year: 2013

Ireland's Environment 2012 provides an integrated assessment of the overall quality of Ireland's environment, the pressures being placed on it and the societal responses to current and emerging environmental issues.

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The Quality of Bathing Water in Ireland 2012

Year: 2013

The monitoring of water quality at 136 identified bathing waters in 2012 is governed by the new Bathing Water Quality Regulations 2008 (S.I 79 of 2008) which transposed the new EU Directive on bathing water (2006/7/EC). The 2006 Directive gives stronger focus on the protection of public health, a proactive approach to the management of bathing water quality and greater public participation.

Report on Ambient Air Quality in Ringsend, Dublin 4

Year: 2013

Report on Ambient Air Quality in Ringsend, Dublin 4

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National Waste Report 2011

Year: 2013

This report presents information on waste generation and management in 2011. The report illustrates progress towards meeting EU recovery, recycling and diversion from landfill targets. This download version was updated on 12 November 2013, to correct typographical errors identified since publication in March 2013.

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