Environmental Assessment (including SEA and EIA)

Year Title
2017 SEA Scoping Guidance Document
Provides information on best practice, updated legislation, guidelines and data sources.
2017 GISEA Manual - Improving the Evidence Base in SEA
Manual for use of GIS in SEA
2017 Draft Guidelines on the information to be contained in Environmental Impact Assessment Reports (EIAR)
EIAR guidelines
2017 SEA Spatial Information Sources - April 2017
List of SEA spatial information sources to assist plan makers. Initially Compiled March 2014. Updated April 2017
2016 SEA Pack
This Pack has been compiled by the EPA and is updated on a regular basis to asisst in the SEA Process
2015 Developing and Assessing Alternatives in Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)
Guidance on Developing and Assessing Alternatives in SEA
2015 Integrating Climate Change into Strategic Environmental Assessment in Ireland - A Guidance Note
An SEA guidance note to assist integration of climate change adaptation/mitigation into Plans/Programmes/Strategies
2012 Review of Effectiveness of SEA in Ireland
Key findings and recommendations from the review of effectiveness of SEA in Ireland.
2012 Review of Effectiveness of SEA in Ireland - Executive Summary
Executive summary of the findings of the Review of Effectiveness of SEA in Ireland report
2012 SEA Effectiveness Review in Ireland - Action Plan 2012-16
SEA Action Plan for implementation of SEA Effectiveness Review Recommendations
2012 Review of the Effectiveness of SEA - Regional Planning Guidelines
Findings of the review of the effectiveness of SEA in Ireland in relation to the Regional Planning Guidelines
2012 Review of the Effectiveness of SEA in Ireland - Regional Planning Guidelines Executive Summary
Executive summary of the review of effectiveness of SEA in Ireland associated with the Regional Planning Guidelines
2008 SEA Process Checklist - Consultation Draft
SEA Process Checklist - Consultation Draft. To assist practitioners in undertaking a full SEA
2010 Draft SEA Screening Assessment Worksheet
Draft Worksheet for SEA Screening Assessments
2003 Synthesis Report On Developing A Strategic Environmental Assessment (Sea) Methodologies For Plans And Programmes In Ireland
Guideline document on what's needed to fulfil obligations under Strategic Environmental Assessment regulations
2004 Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) And Climate Change: Guidance For Practitioners
How climate change issues can be considered in strategic environmental assessment (SEA)
2002

Guidelines on information to be contained in Environmental Impact Statements (EIS)

Information and advice notes on completing an EIS.