The Irish Environmental Protection Agency has published its National Hazardous Waste Management Plan 2008-2012. The plan is based on a report prepared by a team led by RPS Consulting Engineers, and including Cowi, the Clean Technology Centre and Prof David C Wilson.

The new Plan can be downloaded here. The primary objectives are to prevent and minimise hazardous waste and to manage, in an environmentally sound manner, hazardous waste that cannot be prevented. The Proposed Plan makes 30 recommendations for the prevention and improved management of hazardous waste in Ireland.A consultation ducument was previously made available in November 2007.