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Environmental Data Yearbook 2016 : presentationDec 06, 2016Environmental Data Yearbook 2016 : presentation

The Environmental Data Yearbook ( 14th edition) presents a clear frame on the "health status" of the environmental components and their different interactions, providing objectives and scientific information to the decision-maker, public administrations and citizens. The product is the final result of the activities of collection, monitoring, control and survey carried out by ISPRA, with the support of the Regional and Proncial Agency for Environmental Protection.

Nuclear safety

The mission IRRS (Integrated Regulatory Review Service) of IAEA it is concludedDec 02, 2016The mission IRRS (Integrated Regulatory Review Service) of IAEA it is concluded
The Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) team today concluded a 12-day mission to assess Italy’s regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety. The mission was hosted by the Government and the Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA), which is responsible for nuclear and radiation safety regulation in the country.
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Earthquake in Central Italy

New Earthquakes in Central ItalyDec 05, 2016New Earthquakes in Central Italy

ISPRA is continuing activities in the places affected by the earthquake. The transport of waste is coming from the sites hit from earthquake in Lazio into a temporary storage; until today  about 2,500 tons of waste have been removed. The ISPRA activities of seismic micro-zonation, suspended from the day of the last earthquake on 30 October, it will restart from next week with campaign activities in the town of Arquata del Tronto and Montegallo, in the Province of Ascoli Piceno. Also it is continuing the activities of the National System of Environmental Protection and this week with the support of Arpa Puglia and Toscana.

 

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ISPRA

Law Parks : the National System for Environmental Protection of protected areasNov 11, 2016Law Parks : the National System for Environmental Protection of protected areas
Yesterday it was approved by Italian Senate the bill law with new disposition on protected areas. “ I wish to express, as a ISPRA President and Federal Council President, at name of SNPA , great satisfaction for the task that the new Law Parks has appointed to the whole System, already involved in different issues concerning protected areas and their natural value”
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Publication

Guidance document on priority substance monitoring under the water framework directive (2000/60/EC)Nov 08, 2016Guidance document on priority substance monitoring under the water framework directive (2000/60/EC)
This Technical Guidance Document on Biota Monitoring (the Implementation of EQS biota) aims to facilitate the implementation of environmental quality standards (EQS) in biota under the Water Framework Directive to promote consistency in the implementation of biota standards in the Italian water bodies. The second part gives the criteria to assess Lead and Nickel concentration respect to their bioavailability in the Italian river.
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Ideambiente

Ideambiente n. 3/2016 Aug 23, 2016Ideambiente n. 3/2016
The new issue of Ideambiente is dedicated to water: drinking water, quality of inland waters, bathing waters, marine alien species but also to the fauna and flora that inhabit our seas. Also, projects and initiatives related to the waters and activities promoted by the research bodies. Great attention to the reform of the Agency System, recently voted in Parliament, with opinions on the subject. You will also find a focus on land use in Italy, with technical data for all regions and a reflection on the link between climate change and Brexit and the latest data on hazardous waste in our country .
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