Environmental Assessment (including SEA and EIA)

Year Title
2020 Good practice guidance on Cumulative Effects Assessment in SEA
This is a guidance note on how cumulative assessment can be considered when preparing Strategic Environmental Assessment
2020 Second Review of SEA Effectiveness in Ireland
Key findings and recommendations from the second SEA effectiveness review.
2020 Second SEA Effectiveness Review Training Event Summary
Review training event, held in Port Laoise on the 3rd March 2020
2020 Guidance on SEA Statements and Monitoring
This report provides stand-along guidance on SEA Statements and monitoring to assist plan makers with the SEA process
2020 SEA Pack
This Pack contains information to assist in the SEA Process. It is updated regularly
2020 SEA of Local Authority Land Use Plans - EPA Recommendations and Resources
Information on good practice, updated legislation, guidelines, environmental resources and suggested key plans.
2020 SEA Spatial Information Sources Inventory - March 2020
List of SEA spatial information sources to assist plan makers. Initially Compiled March 2014. Updated March 2020
2019 Integrating Climatic Factors into Strategic Environmental Assessment in Ireland - A Guidance Note
A guidance note to assist integrating climatic factor into Plans/Programmes/Strategies - Updated in June 2019
2019 Environmental Sensitivity Mapping (ESM) - User Manual
This manual purpose is to enable geographical exploration of environmental data
2019 Good practice note on SEA for the Forestry Sector
Good practice note on SEA for the Forestry Sector
2019 Good practice note on SEA for the Waste Sector
This note provides guidance on how to carry out SEA of waste management plans
2018 SEA Effectiveness Review in Ireland - Action Plan 2018-2020
SEA Effectiveness Review in Ireland - Action Plan 2018-2020
2018 SEA Action Plan 2016-2016 - Progress Update 2018
SEA Action Plan 2016-2016 - Progress Update 2018
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
2015 Developing and Assessing Alternatives in Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)
Guidance on Developing and Assessing Alternatives in SEA
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
2004 Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) And Climate Change: Guidance For Practitioners
How climate change issues can be considered in strategic environmental assessment (SEA)
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
2002

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

Information and advice notes on completing an EIS.