AIE Disclosure Log 2019

 

2019 List of non-personal Access to Information on the Environment Requests


 

AIE No.RequesterDate and Details of RequestDecisionDate Released
​AIE2019017​Journalist

​19 June 2019

I wish to obtain copies of all notes, records and memos held by the Department concerning the awarding of off shore licences to drill for oil and gas to CNOC, the state owned Chinese firm. I am making the application under the Access to Information on the Environment AIE.
I specifically wanted all records related to any security advice given to or sought by the Department about CNOC.

​AIE2019016​Member of the Public

​31 May 2019

Pursuant to 2003/4 EC, and any and all of the Complex Irish Environment legislation re 2003/4 EC, & Aarhus Convention.  Any and all correspondence that in any way or in all ways
relates to the Tamboran Option over the Lough Allen Basin as granted in 2011, since January 1st 2015 and the present day between the Department or its predecessor Department, and Tamboran or its successor company(s).

​AIE2019015Member of the Public

​30 May 2019

Pursuant to 2003/4 EC, and any and all of the Complex Irish Environment legislation re 2003/4 EC, & Aarhus Convention. All correspondence you have knowledge of that refers in all ways and any ways to the Petroleum Exploration Licence PLA 2/16 being sought by Tamboran Resources UK limited for a large portion of Fermanagh.

​AIE2019014Business/Interest Group

​07 May 2019

We request communications between DCCAE, including the Petroleum Affairs Division with Providence Resources including Tony O'Reilly Jnr including since previous provision of AIE from DCCAE to us on 20th May 2018.
This information should include information of Providence Resources preparation of End of Year Trading Statement and communications between Tony O'Reilly and Bill Morrissey and other personnel or associated companies and Bill Morrissey and other DCCAE personnel.

​AIE2019013Business/Interest Group

​07 May 2019

We request communications received from representatives of solid fuel companies based or registered in Ireland, Northern Ireland or other jurisdictions on the introduction of a smokeless fuel zone on an all island basis or within the State since January Ist 2017.

​AIE2019012Business/Interest Group

​07 May 2019

We request communications received from Irish Business and Employers Federation (IBEC) or any other representative group or individual brand including Coca Cola ,Lucozade ,
Starbucks, MacDonald's, Supermacs, Costa on the issue of disposal or recycling of single use plastic bottle or tea or coffee cups since January 1st 2019.

​AIE2019011Business/Interest Group

​02 May 2019

Can you confirm if DCCAE is the government department responsible for awareness raising and training of public authorities on AIE?
Could you tell us the actual amounts spent by DCCAE on AIE training for public authorities for each of the last 3 years (i.e. 2016, 2017, 2018) and the amount spent to date this year and the current budget for future AIE training?

​AIE2019010Business/Interest Group

​29 April 2019

Request for the Minutes and any other records created for the establishment and conduct of the Department's working group on wetlands, including minutes of the meetings held to date and the date and agenda for any future meetings.

​AIE2019009​Journalist

​23 April 2019

I write to request the following environmental information held by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment in relation to a loan granted to Gas Networks Ireland from the European Investment Bank (EIB) in December 2018.
I wish, please, to receive information on the following:
1. Agenda and meeting minutes (and any attached and/or assisted documents) from January 2015 to present in which Gas Networks Ireland and the EIB were mentioned
2. All correspondence (and any attached and/or assisted documents) from January 2015 to present in which Gas Networks Ireland and the EIB were mentioned
3. Agenda and meeting minutes (and any attached and/or assisted documents) from January 2015 to present in which climate change and the EIB were mentioned
4. All correspondence (and any attached and/or assisted documents) from January 2015 to present in which climate change and the EIB were mentioned.
I request that the information is provided in electronic form please.
I understand that the Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment does not oversee Gas Networks Ireland, but as this decision relates to environmental matters it would seem very important that the DCCAE were consulted.

​AIE2019008Business/Interest Group

​05 April 2019

Under the AIE Regulations could you send us the correspondence with the coal industry regarding threats of litigation in relation to a proposed nationwide ban on smoky coal. The issue is reported today in the Irish Times (https://www.irishtimes.com/news/environment/government-delays-plans-for-smoky-coal-ban-following-legal-threats-from-industry-1.3849945)

​AIE2019007Business/Interest Group

​11 March 2019

For health and safety reasons, I would like to request the records on the abattoirs in Ireland available to the department pursuant to the The European Communities (Access to Information on the Environment) Regulations 2007 to 2014.

​Withdrawn​14 March 2019
​AIE2019006​Member of the Public

​08 March 2019

I am requesting information on Air quality during school pick up and drop off times at Rathcoole Co. Dublin. There is a very high volume of slow traffic. This request is submitted under the AIE Regulations 2007-2014.

​Withdrawn​29 March 2019
​AIE2019005​Member of the Public

​03 March 2019

A copy of all information and correspondence (including emails, meetings, meeting notes, phone calls, presentations, reports etc.) regarding:
1. trialling of 5G  (including dates, locations and results of trials).
2. timeframe and details of rollout of 5G
3. the administrative processes applicable to the rollout of 5G in Ireland including
  - which authority is responsible for authorising the rollout of 5G
  - the process for that authorisation
  - health and environmental assessments required
4. Guidance and instructions to / from other departments regarding the rollout of 5G.
In the period 01.01.2017 - today 03.03.2019.

AIE2019004​​Member of the Public

​22 February 2019

1. Agenda and meeting minutes (and any attached and/or assisted documents) from January 2011 to present in which the Shannon LNG terminal and the European Commission Projects of Common Interest (PCI) list were mentioned
2. All correspondence (and any attached and/or assisted documents) from January 2011 to present in which the Shannon LNG terminal and the European Commission PCI list were mentioned
3. Agenda and meeting minutes (and any attached and/or assisted documents) from January 2011 to present in which Shannon LNG and the European Investment Bank (EIB) were mentioned
4. All correspondence (and any attached and/or assisted documents) from January 2011 to present in which Shannon LNG and the European Investment Bank (EIB) were mentioned

​AIE2019003​Member of the Public

​19 February 2019

Under the EU Renewable Energy Directive (2009/28/EC) Ireland is committed to producing at least 16% of all energy consumed from renewable sources by 2020. Ireland has committed to meet this national target through 40% renewable electricity, 12% renewable heat and 10% renewable transport. Additionally, Ireland's target is to achieve 20% lower greenhouse gas emissions levels by 2020 compared to 2005.

The details of my AIE request are as follows:

The current percentage of electricity, heat and transport that is produced from renewable sources as of February 2019.
The current percentage of all energy consumed in Ireland that is derived from renewable sources as of February 2019.

​AIE2019002Journalist​

​16 January 2019

I wish to make the following request under the Access to Information on the Environment (AIE) Regulations 2007 to 2014 in relation to the proposed all of government plan to make Ireland a leader in responding to climate change.

• The agenda, minutes (to include draft versions) and associated documents of any meetings between the Minister for Climate Action and any Secretary General(s) from any Government department(s) from 1 December 2018 to present;

• All departmental briefing documents (to include drafts) created in relation to the above mentioned meeting(s) from 1 November 2018 to present;

• All correspondence (both internal and external) and attachments/associated documents in relation to the above mentioned meeting(s) sent from 1 November 2018 to present

In all above cases, the information requested relates to documents, notes, attachments to files, records of meetings, records or notes of unminuted meetings, discussions or gatherings (including lists of attendees). In the case of emails, any attachments to emails should be included.

​AIE2019001​Client

09 January 2019

We  seek copies  of the following  information  under the European
Communities (Access to Information on the Environment) Regulations 2007 to 2018 and the Freedom oflnformation Act, 2014:
1. Waste acceptance records for individual loads of material accepted at Drehid Landfill, Co. Kildare, for disposal in 2016, 2017 and 2018 stated to have arrived from a waste facility at Barnan, Rhode, Co. Offaly, operated by Guessford Limited, a subsidiary of Oxigen Environmental. The requested information is to include (but not limited to) date and time of acceptance, vehicle registration, tonnage of load, European Waste Catalogue code (EWC), any other description of waste load logged.
2. Waste acceptance records for individual loads of material accepted at Drehid Landfill, Co. Kildare, for recovery in 2016, 2017 and 2018 stated to have arrived from a waste facility  at Barnan,  Rhode,  Co. Offaly, operated by Guessford Limited, a subsidiary of Oxigen Environmental. The requested information is to include (but not limited to) date and time of acceptance, vehicle registration, tonnage of load, European Waste Catalogue code (EWC), any other description of waste load logged and designated recovery use at Drehid.

​Withdrawn​14 January 2019