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Environmental Protection Agency (Extension of Powers) Order, 1996 (S.I. No. 126 of 1996).

Type du document
Air et atmosphère, Eau
Mot clé
Qualité de l'air/pollution de l'air Lutte contre la pollution Pollution des eaux douces/qualité des eaux douces Institution Infractions/sanctions
Aire géographique
Îles de l'océan Atlantique, Europe, EUROPE ET ASIE CENTRALE, Pays de l'union européenne, Atlantique nord, Atlantique du nord-est, Europe du nord

This Order grants additional powers to the Environmental Protection Agency Act as originally assigned by the Local Government (Water Pollution) Acts, 1977 and 1990 and of the Air Pollution Act, 1987 to local or sanitary authorities. The new powers of the Agency include: (a) application to the High Court for an Order requiring the prohibition, termination or reduction of a discharge or emission, and in the event of non-compliance, the Agency may undertake the act ions specified in the Court Order and recover its costs from the offender; (b) the service of notices specifying the measures, and the periods within which they shall be undertaken, necessary to prevent air or water pollution; and (c) prosecution of offences under general prohibitions on air and water pollution i.e. from emissions or circumstances not dealt with in the integrated licence. The amendment, where necessary, of the specified sections of the Water Pollution Acts and the Air Pollution Act as set out in the First and Second Schedules.

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Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1992.

Législation | Irlande | 1992

Mot clé: Loi-cadre, Institution, Planification environnementale, Lutte contre la pollution, Pollution des eaux douces/qualité des eaux douces, Eaux usées/déversement, OGM, Accès-à-l'information, EIA, Infractions/sanctions, Gestion des resources en eau douce, Approvisionnement en eau, Développement durable