Environmental Protection Agency Act 1992


F188[Notice of incident or accident significantly affecting the environment.


97A. (1) Without prejudice to the European Communities (Environmental Liability) Regulations 2008, where, in relation to an industrial emissions directive activity, the Agency has been informed by the licensee under section 86(1)(a)(ix) or considers that an incident or accident significantly affecting the environment has occurred, the Agency shall give a notice to the licensee concerned.

(2) A notice under subsection (1) shall specify measures, that are complementary to those measures referred to in section 86(1)(a)(ix)(II), that the Agency considers are required to be carried out by or on behalf of the licensee to

(a) limit the environmental consequences of the incident or accident, and

(b) prevent a further possible incident or accident.]




Inserted (23.04.2013) by European Union (Industrial Emissions) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 138 of 2013), reg. 16.