About Us

The Environment Section has responsibility for a range of environmental issues.

These include:

  • Aarhus Convention: National Implementation Report.
  • Climate Action across Louth.
  • Conservation of our natural habitats and ecosystems.
  • Creating and implementing a greener and cleaner environment for Louth.
  • Encouraging litter control through both education and enforcement.
  • Implementing measures to achieve targets set out in Ireland's Climate Action Plan (2019 -2024).
  • Implementing regulations to control waste streams, including waste tyres, end of life vehicle's, waste electronic and electrical equipment, farm plastics and food waste.
  • Permitting waste facilities and waste collectors.
  • Promotion of recycling and responsible waste disposal.
  • Promotion of waste reduction and regulation.
  • Protection of surface waters and ground waters from pollution.
  • Resolving and responding to environmental complaints and issues.
  • Waste Management.