Environment and the law

    Overview of legislation, policy and funding programmes for the protection of the environment.

    You have the right to access certain information about the environment and pollutants that may affect it. Find out how to access environmental information.

    The Aarhus Convention sets out rules to promote public participation in environmental matters. Read about the Convention and related agreements.

    The rules as regards the control of noise, the various bodies responsible and how to complain about excessive noise