IMPEL key achievements

New: a brochure with some of our sucesses over 2013 and 2014

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IMPEL Review Malta – At a Glance

Outcomes of the IMPEL Review of the Maltese Environmental Protection Agency

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New outreach material: Enforcement Actions Project Abstract

Learn about one of the key IMPEL projects: Waste Shipments Enforcement Actions

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Better Implementation for the Future

A new strategic direction: IMPEL’s focus and priorities for the next few years and its strategy to meet the challenges ahead.

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Latest news

News 29 Jun 2015

Euronews Report on Waste Crime in Europe

Waste crime: a hugely profitable business. The price may be even higher for some, as the clandestine disposal of dangerous substances is being linked with rising...

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News 29 Jun 2015

Irish EPA-funded research develops novel solution for removing Cryptosporidium from water supplies

The EPA has published the results of significant collaborative research between Athlone Institute of Technology and National University of Ireland, Galway. This...

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News 29 Jun 2015

Europe’s seas: productive, but not healthy or clean

The European Union’s Blue Growth agenda aims to harness further the potential of Europe’s oceans, seas and coasts for jobs, economic value and sustainability....

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News 24 Jun 2015

Dutch government ordered to speed up greenhouse gas cuts

(Reuters) A district court ordered the Dutch government on Wednesday to cut greenhouse gas emissions faster than currently planned in a rare use of the legal system...

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News 18 Jun 2015

Circular economy: “systemic change” needed to address resource scarcity

Binding waste-reduction targets, revamped ecodesign legislation and measures to break the link between growth and the use of natural resources are the chief demands...

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News 11 Jun 2015

Phthalates restricted under RoHS

Last week, four phthalates were added to the list of restricted substances under the RoHS directive (Restriction of Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic...

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Nature protection in permitting and inspection of industrial installations

July 7, 2015 to July 9, 2015.
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Risk Criteria Database & Risk Analysis Tools Development

July 9, 2015 to July 10, 2015.
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August 6, 2015 to August 7, 2015.
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Key Highlights

05 Jan 2015

Link to Risk Assessment Tool for the Planning of Environmental Inspections

Easytools IRAM Programme: link to web-based tool.
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14 Aug 2014

IMPEL 2013 Conference Recommendations: Understanding the Implementation Gap, Simpler Legislation and Greater Support for Enforcement Agencies

The IMPEL 2013 Conference on Implementation & Enforcement of Environmental legislation “Working...
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30 Jul 2014

European countries continue to tackle illegal waste shipments together

Regulatory authorities from 30 European countries have joined forces to combat illegal waste shipments....
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