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Redress for Environmental Damage

Friday, 3rd October 2014

In conjunction with


Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2

10.30am – 4.30pm (Registration from 9.45am)

Draft Programme

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Speakers include:

Laura Burke, Director General, EPA
Lorna Dempsey, Head of Legal Services, EPA
Nicola Dunleavy, Matheson
Tonje Johnsen, Norwegian Environment Agency
Fraser Lovell, Scottish Environment Agency
The Hon. Mr Justice Colm MacEochaidh, High Court
Mrs Justice Fidelma Macken, Retired Judge of the Supreme Court and CJEU
Robert McDonagh, Mason Hayes & Curran
Jonathan Newman, Barrister, Law Library
Micheál Ó Cinnéide, Director of the Office of Communications and Corporate Services, EPA
Gerard O'Leary, Director of the Office of Environmental Enforcement, EPA
Dr Cormac Ó Suilleabháin, Cork County Council
Professor Yvonne Scannell, Trinity College Dublin & Arthur Cox

Topics Include:

Issues surrounding the Ispat site in Cork
Challenges in Recovery of Monies to Pay for Remediation
Financial Provision for Environmental Liability
Experiences in Scotland
Perspective of Environmental Regulators
Perspective of Industry and Banking
EPA v Greenstar Holdings Ltd. [2014] IEHC)

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