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Overview of Environmental Law

This training is designed to give delegates an overview of environmental law and will explore the important role of environmental legislation.

9:30am - 4:30pm
1 Day
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About this course

This training course is delivered virtually by an experienced lawyer during an interactive session.

This programmes is particularly suited to those new to environmental departments and for those engaged in administrative roles.

For delegates working within the areas of waste management and litter, this course will assist with the practicalities of file management and the serving of notices and documents.

Why Choose This Course

This course will cover the following points:




Natural Habitats



Climate Change

Course Syllabus

1. Introduction to environmental law

  • What is environmental law?
  • Key themes in environmental law
  • Environmental governance- key players-who does what?
  • Different dimensions- international law, EU law, national law
  • Core environmental Principles
  • Role of the courts
  • Core challenges- Climate change

2. The EPA

  • What is the role of the EPA?
  • How is it made up?
  • Relationship between the EPA and other Agencies

3. Planning

  • An examination of the role of planning and its interaction with environmental law
  • EIA
  • Housing

4. Air

  • Dealing with air pollution
  • Who does what
  • How is air pollution managed?

5. Natural Habitats

  • The Role of the NPWS
  • Enforcement of Wildlife Law
  • Biodiversity
  • Appropriate Assessment and The Habitats Directive

6. Noise

  • Noise pollution
  • Enforcement

7. Water

  • The role of Irish Water
  • Other agencies managing water resources

8. Climate Change

  • Key legislation in relation to climate change
  • Future plans

Available Dates

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13/12/2024 09:30 - 16:30

Zoom Online €350.00 12

Meet the trainer – Judy Peters

Solicitor and Training Consultant

Judy is La Touche Training’s lead investigation trainer and regularly works with our wide client base including Government Agencies, Regulatory Bodies, Local Authorities, Commercial Clients and Law...

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Overview of Environmental Law