The rules as regards the control of noise, the various bodies responsible and how to complain about excessive noise
What is litter pollution and what are the penalties?
Asbestos can release dangerous dust if it is disturbed. It should only be dealt with by specialists, using protective equipment and strict safeguards.
Prolonged exposure to radon gas can lead to lung cancer. The Environmental Protection Agency gives information on how to reduce dangerous levels of radon in your home.
Human activity is causing the Earth's climate to change. This document explains the impacts of climate change and the steps being taken to address it.
A range of Irish and EU legislation aims to ensure biodiversity by conserving natural habitats and wild fauna and flora.
Describes EU and Irish law regarding licensing procedures and enforcement of pollution prevention and control measures.
The environmental impact of certain projects, plans and programmes must be assessed before they can go ahead. This assessment is done using either an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) or a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) .
Outlines the standards required for air quality and the measures taken to prevent air pollution. .
Tidy Towns is an annual competition that aims to find Ireland's tidiest town.
Incentives for farmers to protect the environment.