Online Consultation: Environment Noise Regulations, 2018

The Ministry for the Environment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change (MESDC) and the Environment and Resources Authority (ERA) are currently conducting an online consultation on amendments to the Assessment and Management of Environment Noise Regulations, 2018.

The aim of the proposed Assessment and Management of Environment Noise (Amendment) Regulations, 2018, is to transpose the obligations arising from Commission Directive (EU) 2015/996 of May 19, 2015 establishing common noise assessment methods, according to Directive 2002/49/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, as from December 31, 2018. The former Directive replaces Annex II of the original environmental noise Directive 2002/49/EC.

Feedback is being sought on the amendments being proposed. More information about the amendments can be obtained by accessing the following documents:

Should you wish to participate, you may send your comments on the amendments by email on This consultation will be running until August 3, 2018.

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