Environment Section Services:

Major industries and major waste facilities are licensed by the Environment Protection Agency, E.P.A. The Environment Section monitors and controls industries and waste activities that fall beneath the E.P.A.'s remit and an assortment of essential environmental services. These activities are:

  • Water Pollution Monitoring & Control
  • Air Pollution Monitoring & Control
  • Waste Management Plan Implementation
  • Litter Control & Tidy Towns
  • Waste Management Permitting & Enforcement
  • Environmental Awareness & Education
  • Burial Grounds
  • Animal Control
  • Derelict Sites and Dangerous Structures
  • County Veterinary Office
  • Rural Water Programme


Staff in the section include a Scientific Officer, Environmental Awareness Officer, Engineers, Environmental Technicians and Farm Inspectors and Administrative staff. Staff are based in the Council Offices at Great Water Street and in the Council Laboratory on Park Road, Longford.