Call for Expert Evidence – Land Use - Submission Template

Year: 2021

Cover sheet template for inclusion with submissions on the Call for Expert Evidence - Land Use. This call will close on 24 January 2022.

SEA of Local Authority Land Use Plans - EPA Recommendations and Resources

Year: 2021

This document forms part of submissions we make on Local Authority land-use plans undergoing strategic environmental assessments (SEA). It includes key environmental recommendations to consider, information on recently published relevant EPA reports and links to useful environmental resources for Local Authorities carrying out SEA of land-use plans. It is updated regularly and was last updated on the 14th June 2021

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Ireland's Environment: An Integrated Assessment 2020- Key Messages Booklet

Year: 2021

Ireland’s Environment: An Integrated Assessment 2020 outlines the state of Ireland’s environment at a strategic and national level. This summary booklet presents the following information from the report: key messages; chapter highlights; current assessment and outlook; actions for a cleaner greener environment.


SEA Process Flow

Year: 2021

SEA Spatial Information Sources Inventory - April 2021

Year: 2021

This inventory of spatial information sources can be used to help in preparing SEA Environmental Reports and the associated environmental assessments with up to date environmental information. Data sources/links include air quality, climate, biodiversity, flora, fauna, geology, soils, hydrology and water quality. This inventory was last updated in April 2021 and may not be exhaustive. (See Disclaimer below for terms of use).

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Good practice note on SEA for the Energy Sector

Year: 2021

This note provides good practice guidance on how to carry out strategic environmental assessment (SEA) of energy strategies/plans. It does not constitute statutory guidance and is intended to promote a good practice approach to the application of SEA in the energy sector.

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SEA Action Plan 2021 - 2025

Year: 2021

Through the National SEA Forum the SEA statutory environmental authorities in Ireland have jointly developed an SEA Action Plan to implement the key priority recommendations of the second SEA Effectiveness Review. The implementation of this Action Plan will be dependent on a shared responsibility in delivering the key priority recommendations.

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SEA Action Plan 2018-2020 - Progress Update 2021

Year: 2021

The EPA, in association with the other SEA environmental authorities, carried out a review of the progress made to date in the delivery of the various actions and recommendations in the 'SEA Effectiveness Review in Ireland Action Plan 2018–2020'. This Progress Update summarises the findings of this review.

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Ireland's Environment 2020 - An Assessment - Report

Year: 2020

Ireland's Environment 2020 provides an update on the environmental challenges that we face both nationally and globally. The report adds to a range of thematic and research reports available from the EPA that cover many of the issues reported on in more detail.