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The green economy and what the future holds

  • LK Shields
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  • Ireland
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  • September 9 2013

As a nation we need to focus on being the best in certain areas and exploiting areas where we have a comparative advantage. Ireland has a genuine

‘A Resource Opportunity’ - waste management policy in Ireland

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • 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'

ECJ: Ireland in breach of environmental rules

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • European Union, Ireland
  • -
  • February 23 2009

Advocate General Kokott has delivered an opinion to the European Court of Justice expressing the view that that Ireland has breached several provisions of environmental planning directives

Habitats protection in Ireland High Court challenge to recent planning permission throws up a ‘hornet’s nest’

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • June 29 2009

On 28 November 2008 An Bord Pleanála (the "Board") granted approval for the construction of part of the Galway City outer bypass scheme

The Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2010

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • July 20 2010

The Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2010 (the 2010 Act), which was approximately 2 years in development, has passed through the Dáil and Seanad and is expected to be signed into Irish law by the President in the week commencing 19 July 2010

EIA Directive and assessment criteria

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • European Union, Ireland
  • -
  • January 15 2009

On 20 November 2008 the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that Ireland did not correctly transpose the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive (85337) into national law

High Court rules no restriction on use of waste charges (13052014)

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • May 13 2014

In two sets of proceedings, Environmental Protection Agency v Greenstar Holdings Ltd & ors; CLM Properties Limited v Greenstar Holdings Ltd & ors

General Scheme of Climate Action and Low-Carbon Development Bill 2014

  • A&L Goodbody
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • May 6 2014

The government has published the General Scheme of the Climate Action and Low-Carbon Development Bill 2014. The full Bill is expected to be published

Changes to EU Emissions Trading Scheme

  • Matheson
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  • European Union, Ireland
  • -
  • November 5 2009

In April 2009 the European Union adopted a package of measures intended to amend and strengthen the framework of climate change legislation and which promises to have a significant effect upon the operations of the powergen sector

Publication of springsummer government legislation programme 2014

  • A&L Goodbody
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • 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