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Publication of springsummer government legislation programme 2014

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
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  • January 21 2014

The Government has published its Legislation Programme for SpringSummer 2014. We have set out below a list of key Bills of interest which are coming

High Court clarifies procedure for seeking protective costs orders in environmental cases

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • October 22 2013

The recent case of Hunter v Nurendale Ltd TA Panda Waste 2013 IEHC 430, involved the first application for a protective costs order before the

High court rules NAMA is a public authority under the AIE Regulations

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • March 19 2013

The High Court recently dismissed an appeal by NAMA against a ruling by the Commissioner for Environmental Information that it is a "public

Water services investment - working within the framework of environmental law (01112011)

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • August 1 2012

Following the IMF - EU Programme and the Programme for Government 2011, the efficient, clean, and cost-effective delivery of water services is top of the agenda

‘A Resource Opportunity’ - waste management policy in Ireland

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 26 2012

On 25 July 2012, the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government launched the Government's new waste management policy, entitled 'A Resource Opportunity'

Industrial Emissions Directive

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • European Union, Ireland
  • -
  • June 21 2012

The Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) consolidates seven existing EU Directives, including the Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC) Directive, the Solvents Directive, the Large Combustion Plants Directive, and the Waste Incineration Directive into a single legislative instrument

The Irish law on access to information on the environment

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • June 19 2012

The EC (Access to Information on the Environment) Regulations 2007, which implement EU Directive 20034EC, set out a number of significant provisions on the public’s right of access to information on the environment. This note looks at the Irish regulations, the underlying EU directive and a number of related matters

Information Commissioner publishes Annual Report

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • June 5 2012

The Information Commissioner and Commissioner for Environmental Information has published her Annual Report for 2011

Climate change policy and legislation review

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • April 18 2012

The Programme for Government 2011 2016 states that a Climate Change Bill will be published, which will provide certainty surrounding government policy and provide a clear pathway for emissions reductions, in line with negotiated EU 2020 targets

Director liability for environmental clean-up

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • April 18 2012

2011 saw significant developments in the courts in relation to the issue of directors’ liability for the costs of remediation of waste sites, an issue which is particularly crucial where the company which disposed of the waste is not in a position to pay