This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 9 °C Friday 6 December, 2019

#Environment committee

# environment-committee - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

'I find that quite insulting': Smith hits out at govt over opposition of Climate Emergency Bill

Bríd Smith TD was speaking before the Joint Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment.

# environment-committee - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Crisis continues: Homeowners refused flood insurance or quoted unrealistic prices

Government and insurance firm representatives met this afternoon.

# environment-committee - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Irish Water wants allowance of 38,000 litres per child reduced

However, Enda Kenny has insisted that “every child” will be free.

# environment-committee - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Irish Water CEO to face Oireachtas Environment Committee today

John Tierney will be faced with questions on the new body’s spending.

# environment-committee - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Unforeseen delay in rollout of septic tank registrations

Phil Hogan is forced to acknowledge that registrations for tanks will be delayed, but there is no comment on why.

# environment-committee - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Explainer: What's going on with Ireland's septic tanks?

The government’s under pressure over its plans to enforce mandatory inspections of septic tanks. So what’s the story?

# environment-committee - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Government strikes down bid to halt septic tank bill

Opposition TDs wanted to delay the Water Services Amendment Bill until expert advice had been received, but were frustrated.