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Monday 23 September, 2013

Plan to increase Ireland's agricultural output could cause harm to environment

A report commissioned by the Government claims that the negative effects can be mitigated but green groups are concerned.

Saturday 20 April, 2013

Beekeepers "appalled" Govt against pesticide restriction proposal

Nine countries, including Ireland, have opposed a plan to restrict the use of three neonicotinoids linked to dwindling bee populations in Europe.

Saturday 6 April, 2013

Invasive species cost Ireland €261 million per year Nature This post contains images

Invasive species cost Ireland €261 million per year

A 2011 regulation bringing in a ban on keeping or trading the creatures is yet to be brought into effect.

Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Shortfall in greenhouse gas emissions target may cost Ireland €300m

Six countries – including Ireland – are not on track to cut emissions as required under EU law: the cost of compliance will be great.

Saturday 9 February, 2013

Ireland still paying €12k-a-day fine for septic tank compliance failure

Environment Minister Phil Hogan had vowed to wrap up EPA inspections – needed for the daily fines to stop – before end of last month but deadline has not been met.

Tuesday 29 January, 2013

EU delegation to visit Shannon estuary on environmental hazards probe

The fact-finding mission this coming September is a response to complaints in relation to Aughinish Alumina plant and plans for a liquefied natural gas terminal.

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