We are currently recruiting in some areas. Applications for these vacancies will close on 03 February 2022.
In line with ComReg changes, 1850 and 1890 numbers have been withdrawn from 1st January 2022. All 1890 numbers have been replaced with an 0818 number and 1850 numbers have been replaced with a 1800 number The change affects our LoCall number and the National Environmental Complaints Line.
The Environmental Protection Agency has prepared this National Hazardous Waste Management Plan (NWHMP) for the Republic of Ireland
It sets out the priorities to be pursued over the next six years and beyond to improve the prevention and management of hazardous waste. The purpose of this plan is to protect the environment and human health in Ireland through best-practice management of hazardous wastes.
Baseline study of the Irish population's beliefs, attitudes, policy preferences and behaviours regarding climate change.
This Report was undertaken by the EPA and the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication in support of the National Dialogue on Climate Action.
Use of Constructed Wetlands for Treating Mine Waste Leachates: Assessment of Longevity and Management Implications
This study provides evidence of the effectiveness of constructed wetlands for treating mine waters from different settings over time frames of several years.
This report is an overview of the quality of drinking water in public water supplies and public group schemes during 2020. It is based on the assessment of monitoring results reported to the EPA by Irish Water and local authorities, and on the EPA's enforcement activities
Date released: January 11, 2022
Second-level students from across Ireland are asked to consider the global consequences of local actions as the EPA today launches The Story of Your Stuff competition 2022. The competition asks students to think about the wider environmental impact of their everyday decisions. It asks student to research the life cycle and environmental impact of an everyday item - such as their toothbrush - or everyday activity - such as eating their lunch, and to present their findings in a creative way.
Date released: January 11, 2022
Agus an EPA ag seoladh an comórtas The Story of Your Stuff 2022 inniu, iarrtar ar dhaltaí dara leibhéal ar fud na hÉireann na hiarmhairtí domhanda a baineann le gníomhartha áitiúla a mheas. Cuireann an comórtas roimh dhaltaí smaoineamh ar thionchar comhshaoil leathan a gcinntí laethúla. Iarrtar ar dhaltaí taighde a dhéanamh ar shaolré agus ar thionchar comhshaoil earra laethúil - mar shampla, scuab fiacla - nó gníomhaíocht laethúil - mar do lón a ithe, agus a gcuid torthaí a chur i láthair i slí cruthaitheach.
Date released: December 16, 2021
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today released its report on local authority environmental enforcement activities for 2020. The EPA has seen a high level of inspections and enforcement actions carried out by local authorities, with the bulk of these relating to waste and litter. Local authorities also handled a substantial volume of environmental complaints during the year - predominantly relating to waste issues.