Next meeting:

Last updated - 22 Jun 2018, 13.56

26 Jun 2018, 12.00

The Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment will meet in public session in CR2, LH2000 on 26 June.

The Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment will meet again in public session in CR3, LH2000 on Wednesday 27 June at 1.30pm

The committee shadows the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment and considers general policy matters relating to the functions of the Department.

Date established: 16 Jun 2016

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Waste Reduction Bill

latest report

Waste Reduction Bill

The committee has completed its detailed scrutiny of the Waste Reduction Bill 2017 [PMB]. The Committee recommends that the Bill proceed to Third Stage, and that any potential drafting deficiencies be addressed during the Committee Stage debate.

Press releases

11 Jun 2018, 11.59

Communications Committee to focus on broadband installation issues

28 May 2018, 15.42

Waste Reduction Bill 2017 should proceed to Third Stage consideration, Climate Action & Environment Committee finds in report

15 May 2018, 11.40

Climate Action & Environment Committee continues hearings on National Mitigation Plan

Recent videos

Tue, 12 Jun 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Broadband Installation Issues

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Wed, 16 May 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Progress in relation to the implementation of the actions proposed in the National Mitigation Plan (resumed)

Developments at Hinkley Point C Power Plant

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Tue, 8 May 2018

Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Pricing Unit in relation to waste bin charges; Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals

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Recent debates

Tue, 12 Jun 2018

Joint Committee

Broadband Service Provision: Discussion

Wed, 16 May 2018

Joint Committee

Developments at Hinkley Point C Power Plant: Discussion

Tue, 8 May 2018

Joint Committee

Scrutiny of EU Legislative Proposals

Recent reports

Mon, 28 May 2018

Report on the Detailed Scrutiny of the Waste Reduction Bill 2017 [PMB]
Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment report on the detailed scrutiny of the Waste Reduction Bill 2017 [PMB]

Mon, 12 Mar 2018

Report, Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of a Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill 2017 and Retransmission Fees
Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment report on Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of a Broadcasting (Amendment) Bill 2017 and Retransmission Fees

Fri, 9 Mar 2018

Work Programme 2018, Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment
Work Programme 2018

Recent documents

Tue, 12 Jun

Opening statement, Ronan Lupton, Chairman, Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators (ALTO)

Opening statement, Ronan Lupton, Chairman, Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators (ALTO) (PDF)

Wed, 23 May

Submissions, Waste Reduction Bill 2017

Submissions, Waste Reduction Bill 2017 (PDF)

Wed, 16 May

Opening statement, Paul McDonald, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Opening statement, Paul McDonald, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (PDF)

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the areas of communications,climate action and environment is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Anita Gibbons
(01) 618 3575
(076) 100 1752 
ccae@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Ciaran Brennan
(01) 618 3903
(086) 049 6518
ciaran.brennan@oireachtas.ie