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Feature image courtesy of catazul via Pixabay Ammonia emissions have been non-compliant for 7 out of the last 9 years, driven by growth of the agriculture sector. Ireland can achieve compliance with the 2030 ceiling for ammonia through full implementation of planned ammonia reduction measures. Ireland is compliant for 2019 with the emissions ceilings under […]
Environment News
The EPA employed a range of tools to assess compliance at licensed sites during 2020 and throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, including the innovative use of Remote Compliance Assessments. Odour complaints about licensed facilities rose dramatically in 2020, peaking in April.  Overall, there was a 92% increase in complaints received by the EPA. The EPA continued […]
Environment Health News
Image courtesy of environmentalpillar.ie The EPA today published its EPA 2020 Year in Review report which highlights key activities throughout the year. This was accompanied by results of an EPA/Red C poll to measure attitudes toward the environment. This survey found that 89 per cent of adults agree that the environment is a valuable asset for the […]
Environment Feature News
The EPA report on Urban Waste Water Treatment in 2019, released today (12th November), highlights that delays in upgrading treatment systems around the country are prolonging risks to the environment and public health.  Some improvements in performance were evident in the past year, with the removal of the raw sewage discharges from one town and […]
Education Environment News
The GLOBE International Citizen Science Schools’ Programme is celebrating its second year to engage and educate students across Ireland in environmental studies. The EPA and An Taisce have today launched the second year of the GLOBE campaign in Ireland. The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Programme is an international science and […]