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#Environmental Protection Agency

# environmental-protection-agency - Thursday 16 February, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know by 9am: Half of waste water plans not up to scratch, insurance complaints on the rise, and could a curry help you beat dementia?

# environmental-protection-agency - Friday 6 January, 2012

EPA plays down reports over lead water piping

Reports today had suggested that there were 5,500km of lead water mains in Ireland – but the figure is actually 5,500m, the EPA said.

# environmental-protection-agency - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Transport pollution falls by 10 per cent in recession

Ireland’s overall greenhouse gas emissions fell by one per cent in 2010, meaning we are on track to meet our Kyoto targets.

# environmental-protection-agency - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Ireland faces cost of millions to clean up polluted water

If Ireland wants to abide by European clean water directives, it’ll have to spend millions cleaning lakes and rivers.

# environmental-protection-agency - Thursday 19 May, 2011

Ireland faces fine over septic tanks

Minister disappointed at decision but says new legislation will be enacted without delay.

# environmental-protection-agency - Friday 18 February, 2011

Rate of E.coli detection in Irish drinking water halved

The figures are taken from 2008 and 2009 and have been published today in the National Drinking Water report.