Portuguese Environment Agency (APA)

Portuguese Environment Agency (APA): is the Public Institute under the responsibility of the Ministry of Environment, in charge of proposing, developing and monitoring the implementation of environmental and sustainable development policies in Portugal. APA is the Technical Intervention Authorities (ATI) competent in all radiological emergencies that result or may result in risk to the population and to the environment, including circumstances arising from the exercise of former mining practices concerning radioactive ore.