2020 Vision: Protecting and Improving Ireland’s Environment

Date released: Jan 31 2007

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is today inviting public comment on its most recent strategy entitled 2020 Vision: Protecting and Improving Ireland’s Environment.

The draft strategy can be downloaded from the EPA website here or a copy can be requested by phoning EPA Headquarters on 053 916 0600.


“We need to know what environmental priorities the public would like to see addressed, and what steps might be taken to address them,”

explained Dr Mary Kelly, Director General, EPA.


The six main environmental issues that the draft strategy identifies are:

  • Clean Air
  • Clean & Plentiful Water Resources
  • Protected Soil & Biodiversity
  • Sustainable Use of Natural Resources (waste management)
  • Limiting & Adapting to Climate Change
  • Integration & Enforcement

All submissions should either be posted to the address below or e-mailed to: 2020vision@epa.ie

2020 Vision
PO Box 3000
Johnstown Castle Estate
Co. Wexford

Deadline for submissions is 22nd February 2007.