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  • News New PBL report on environmental policy

    In the essay ‘Changing track, changing tack’ PBL, the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, summarises 40 years of Dutch environmental policy and draws lessons for the future. 

    [posted on: 09/10/2013]
  • News EPA Network brochure released

    The EPA Network brochure has been released. This describes the establishment and structure of the Network as well highlighting some important outputs and achievements. You can download a copy here or contact the secretary to get a hard copy.

    [posted on: 10/07/2013]
  • News New Environment Agency in Estonia

    As of June 1st 2013 a new institution, theb Estonian Environment Agency, has been formed by joining Estonian Environment Information Centre (EEIC) and Estonian Meteorological Institute (EMHI).

    [posted on: 28/06/2013]

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The Environment Agency operates under the direction of the Ministry for the Environment. Its role is to promote the protection as well as sustainable use of Iceland's natural resources, as well as public welfare by helping to ensure a healthy environment, and safe consumer goods.

Areas of operation

  • Information and advice for the public, businesses and regulatory authorities
  • Monitoring of environmental quality
  • Evaluation of environmental impact assessment and development plans
  • Operation supervision, inspection, operating permits, etc.
  • Conservation: the management and supervision of designated protected areas
  • Assessment of conservation effects and registration of unique nature sites
  • Risk analysis
  • Wildlife management
  • Collaboration in Scandinavian, other European and international agreements/projects
  • Eco-labelling
  • Animal protection
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Labelling and handling of toxic as well as other hazardous substances
  • Health and safety in public places
  • Coordination of local health inspectorates
  • Genetically modified foods

  

Website: www.ust.is 

 

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