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The following is a list of environmental related legislation documents and weblinks that are currently available on envirocentre.ie. Click on the titles to open the relevant document or link.

For concise details on Irish Environmental Legislation, please visit the The Irish Statute Book (ISB). The Irish Statute Book on the web includes the full-text of Acts of the Oireachtas and Statutory Instruments as well as the Chronological Index to the Statutes (1922-2014) in a searchable format

Energy using Products Directive    html
Eco Design legislation Overview [October 2013] pdf,158kB
Planning and Development   Weblink Department of the Environment
Environmental Impact Assessment  pdf 171kB   html
Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control   pdf 262kB  html 
Waste Legislation   pdf 413kB  html
Water Pollution Control as it affects Industry  233kB   html
Ambient Air Quality Legislation   pdf 138kB   html
Control of Noise Emissions  Feb 2008  pdf 98kB   html 
Examples of noise-related legislation in European Union - EEA Noise in Europe 2014   pdf,105kB
Control of Major Accident Hazards involving Dangerous Substances Regulations (CoMAH)  pdf 285B
 HSA Guide to the COMAH Regulations 2015 pdf 560kB 
Animal By-products Guide 


Reducing the Environmental Impact of Products (IPP, WEEE, RoHS, ELV, EuP etc.)   pdf 1.18MB  html
Environmental Management Systems   pdf 278kB   html
Strategic Environmental Assessment   pdf 96kB  html
Solvents/Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC)    pdf 137kB  html
REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006   pdf 1.70MB    html
REACH Directive 2006/121/EC   pdf 65kB  html
S.I. No. 149/2014 - European Union (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulations 2014.  pdf 652kB  html

Communication "Investing in the Development of Low Carbon Technologies (SET-Plan)" (COM(2009) 519, 07/10/2009)

 pdf 58kB  html

Directive 2009/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the geological storage of carbon dioxide and amending Council Directive 85/337/EEC, European Parliament and Council Directives 2000/60/EC, 2001/80/EC, 2004/35/EC, 2006/12/EC, 2008/1/EC and Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006

View EU Webpages on Carbon Capture and Geological Storage html

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