AIE Disclosure Log 2020

2020 List of non-personal Access to Information on the Environment Requests


 

AIE No.RequesterDate and Details of RequestDecisionDate Released
​AIE20207​Journalist

​05 March 2020

Copies of all records held relating/referring to the issue of illegal dumping at a green space between the R139 road and a residential area in Moatview, Darndale. This request to cover the period 1 July 2019 to date of receipt of the request.

​AIE20206​Journalist

​26 February 2020

The following information related to the Petroleum Affairs Division (PAD) for the period 9 February 2017 – 25 February 2020 (unless otherwise stated):
1. All MSc Scholarships in Petroleum-Related Courses offered under the Petroleum Infrastructure Programme - Expanded Offshore Support Group Fund (PIP – EOSG), broken down by Individual scholarship to include:
• Year offered;
• Course Title;
• Financial support provided
2. All Undergraduate, Masters, PhD and Post-Doctorate Scholarships offered under PIP – EOSG, broken down by Individual scholarship to include:
• Year offered;
• Type of Study (Undergraduate, Masters, PhD and Post-Doctorate);
• Area of Study (e.g. Petroleum-Related; Renewables; Climate or Environmental Studies; etc.)
• Course Title;
• Financial support provided
3. Financial support received for PIP – EOSG, broken down by individual case, to include:
• Company / Organisation;
• Programme (PIP; PIP - EOSG);
• Year offered;
• Financial support received
4. Any internal PAD non-technical reports, memos and briefing documents in relation to the banning / possible banning of oil and/or gas exploration in Irish waters to cover the period 1 August 2019 - Present
5. All correspondence, non-technical reports, meeting minutes and briefing documents of the Irish Shelf Petroleum Study Group (including sub-committees and secretariat) in relation to the banning / possible banning of oil and/or gas exploration in Irish waters to cover the period 1 August 2019 - Present

​AIE20205​Oireachtas / Public Representative

​17 February 2020

All correspondence and documents whether drafts, notes, letters, emails, minutes or otherwise, generated in the production of the Climate Action Plan 2019 between - the Department of Climate Action, Communications and the Environment and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform relating to the financing, costings and economic analysis (including, but not limited to, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Capital Budgeting, Cost - Effectiveness Analysis, Social Return on Investment, measures  relating to socio-economic justice)
- the Department of Climate Action, Communications and the Environment and the Department of Finance relating to the financing, costings and economic analysis (including, but not limited to, Cost - Benefit Analysis, Capital Budgeting, Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, Social Return on Investment, measures relating to socio-economic justice)

​AIE20204​Member of the Public

​12 February 2020

All correspondence with any of the following, Wicklow County Council, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the European Commission between 01 January 2019 and 01 January 2020 relating to the unlawful and botched remediation of the Whitestown illegal landfill by Wicklow County Council during 2012 to 2015.

​AIE20203​Member of the Public

​11 February 2020

1. "All documentation held by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment(DCCAE), or for the DCCAE (or its predecessor department or by an agency/authority acting under its remit), which was used to support and/or justify the decision to propose Knocksink Wood (now Knocksink SAC site code 000725), in Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, as a site that was eligible for designation as a habitat under the annexes of the Habitats Directive (Council Directive 92/43 EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild flora and fauna, as amended)

2. All documentation held by the DCCAE, or any agency or authority acting under its remit, relating to the decision by the European Commission in agreement with the DCCAE / Irish Government to adopt Knocksink Wood as a site to be listed on the draft list of sites of Community importance under the Heritage directive."

​Transferred​12 February 2020
​AIE20202​Journalist

​21 Janaury 2020

Request the release of details of all flights taken by staff at the Department between 1 January and 31 December 2018, as well as 1 January and 31 December 2019, specifically:
• Each different flight paid for by the Department in each year
• The location each flight travelled to

AIE20201​Member of the Public

​15 January 2020

The files, memos, notes, and internal and external emails from 2018 on for the proposed CHP plant proposed by Mayo Renewable Limited for Killala, County Mayo. This request specifically includes all communications from Mayo Renewable Power and from the Commissioner for Utilities Regulator.