• Financial Provisions for Environmental Liabilities Practical Guide

    20 Mar, 2023

    The impact of direct environmental incidents as well as business insolvency resulting in risk to the environment must be protected against. In cases where there is either an environmental incident which results in actual/potential harm to the environment or where a company becomes insolvent and can no longer meet its obligations, suitable financial provision can mitigate or prevent an impact on both the environment and/or the public purse.

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  • IMPEL Open Day was held online on 1-2 March 2023

    09 Mar, 2023

    The IMPEL Open Day was held online on 1-2 March 2023. This online event was addressed to every interested person belonging to public environmental bodies and was attended by more than 300 participants from various countries and organisations.

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  • IMPEL National Peer Review Initiative Project

    07 Mar, 2023

    The project aims at setting the basis for the development of autonomous Peer Review activities in National Networks of Environmental Authorities and Agencies. It can be used as an instrument to improve own performances through dialog, collaborative confrontation and sharing of good practices among the peers belonging to the same network. The NPRI has been recognised as a powerful tool to support the implementation of the EU ECA initiative, in particular because of its potential to apply good and best practices and its contribution to harmonisation in the execution of tasks and responsibilities by authorities. The NPRI project involves 20 institutions from 15 European countries that are part of IMPEL.

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  • Water and Land Remediation project - Submission of case studies

    03 Mar, 2023

    The deadline to submit case studies for Thermal Desorption and Phytoremediation has been extended to 17th March 2023.

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  • IMPEL W&L Remediation Project Multi Phase Extraction Report is now available

    20 Feb, 2023

    IMPEL Water and Land Remediation Project aims to speed up the contaminated sites management, focusing to the remediation phase that is often the bottleneck, with monitoring parameters specific for each remediation technology, that may show clearly the progress of activities towards the target.

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  • IMPEL Open Day (1-2 March 2023) Compliance promotion through networking

    10 Feb, 2023

    We invite you to IMPEL's Open Day 2023. This virtual event is addressed to every interested person belonging to public environmental bodies. The aim is to inform all related institutions and IMPEL members about IMPEL’s activities and to present the work carried out by the five Expert Teams and the IMPEL 2022-2024 Work Programme. There will be a session for each Expert Team to present their activities and projects.

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  • Conference: Exchange of enforcement practices to drive zero pollution

    08 Feb, 2023

    Conference: Exchange of enforcement practices to drive zero pollution was organised by the Italian Government and Carabinieri, in cooperation with European Commission, DG ENV, through the Directorate for Zero Pollution and Green Cities, in the European Parliament on 7 February 2023 in Brussels. The Conference concentrated on the remediation of landfills and exchange of enforcement practices to drive zero pollution. In the midst of the implementation of the European Green Deal and in light of the 2021 Zero Pollution Action Plan, the purpose of the Conference was to shed light on lessons learnt so far and facilitate exchanges of views with other relevant enforcement actors. The Board of IMPEL, gave a speech at the conference to present perspectives on multi agency cooperation environmental enforcement efforts being carried out by authorities, between and within IMPEL member countries.

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  • Irish EPA webinar on how to prevent juridical compliance procedures

    30 Jan, 2023

    ’’Essential for our risk based inspection system LEMA is reliable data’’, this is an important lesson learned from Kealan Reynolds. And also that this does not come cheap, you have to invest in this again and again. Together with Michelle McKim he took us on a digital road trip through the past, present and future of their system called Lema. Short for Licensing, Enforcement, Monitoring & Assessment.

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  • Atelierul IMPEL privind managementul deșeurilor și economia circulară a avut loc în perioada 13-14 decembrie la Lisabona

    02 Jan, 2023

    Proiectul IMPEL "Gestionarea deșeurilor și economia circulară" (WMCE) parcurge etapele ierarhiei deșeurilor, pentru a ajunge la o înțelegere comună a punctelor cheie ale Directivei-cadru privind deșeurile și pentru a omogeniza comportamentele în toate statele membre. Proiectul a produs deja documente de orientare legate de etapele ierarhiei deșeurilor în fazele anterioare ale proiectului.

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