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EPA enforcement efforts targeted waste management and water quality issues in 2021

EPA identifies 11 Irish sites as priority pollution areas EPA identified 11 companies for targeted enforcement over issues including air, water and noise emissions, groundwater contamination and landfill gas in its Industrial and Waste Licence Enforcement Summary 2021 Report.  Food and drink producers made up almost three quarters of those labelled national priorities by Environmental Protection ...
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EPA publishes National Priority Sites summary for 2020

EPA publishes National Priority Sites summary for 2020 Today, the EPA published its annual summary report on the enforcement activities carried out in 2020, along with the list of sites which were designated as a National Priority Site during the year.  The report shows that, despite the significant challenges and impact of Covid-19 during 2020, the EPA continued to carry out the enforcement of i...
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Industrial and Waste Licence Enforcement Report 2018 – EPA

There has been a marked reduction (22%) in the number of complaints received by the EPA when compared with 2017, with the majority of sites (85%) not having any complaints made against them. Of the complaints received: 57% related to odour 27% related to noise 34% related to three sites 1,490 site inspections were carried out by the EPA of which 95% were unannounced. One-quarter of ...
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