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Galway recyled seventeen batteries per person last year, says WEEE research

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Galway consumers recycled the equivalent of 17 AA batteries per person in 2021, exceeding the national average, new figures reveal.

COP26, biodiversity and Galway

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Policy-makers could really benefit from talking to children more. In a survey carried out at an event in June organised by the Galway National Park City initiative involving young people from 13 city primary schools, participants were asked what they loved most about Galway.

Twelve beaches in Mayo have excellent quality bathing water - EPA report finds

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The quality of bathing water at 12 of 15 beaches in Mayo was found to be excellent, with a further three classified as having good quality water, according to the latest report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Climate change wasn't the focus of the election, but it must be the focus of the next Government

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It is often said that the environment suffers in Ireland, and indeed on the planet, because of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. In order to be able to concentrate on things outside of keeping us alive, we need to feel well fed, healthy, and have a roof over our heads.

O'Reilly sets out priorities for Election 2020 campaign

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Climate action, environmental protection, providing world class sustainable public transport, and supporting increased cycling infrastructure in the city will be the chief campaign points for the Green Party's Pauline O'Reilly, at Election 2020.

Greens call for commissions in towns where refugee accommodation planned

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Commissions representing cross-sectoral interests need to be established in all towns where new refugee accommodation is envisaged, so as to ensure local concerns are addressed and asylum seekers can be accommodated.

Investigation under way following oil spill in the River Shannon

An oil spill incident on the River Shannon, south of Athlone, is currently being investigated and treated by the Westmeath County Council.

Government Climate Action Plan offers no sustainable solutions

The recently appointed Longford/Westmeath Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Business, Deputy Robert Troy, has stated that the Government’s Climate Action Plan does not offer any new public transport initiatives and lacks substance.

EPA water pollution ruling impacting rural planning permissions

Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway Eugene Murphy has said the EPA rules on water pollution were having a negative impact on planning permissions resulting in wide scale rural depopulation.

Environment group to host top climate change speakers

Headford Environment Group is to host some of the country’s most well-known speakers on the subject of climate change on April 16.

 

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