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Tests show contaminated South Park soil is ‘no longer threat to public’

Contaminated soil in South Park no longer poses any risk to human health a new report has confirmed, although a local councillor said it should not have “taken eight years to come up with this analysis”.

Galway author’s new book on environmental justice

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GLOBAL CONCERNS about environmental risks, climate change, and threats to the planet from industry have resulted in new movements challenging those putting profits before the planet.

New laws on binning food could reduce waste

A new regulation coming into effect on Tuesday could help householders in Castlebar and Ballina cut down on the thousands of euros of food that is being binned each year.

Irish Water ordered to investigate Clifden water quality

Irish Water has been ordered to carry out a full investigation into water quality issues in Clifden by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Join Le Tour de Merlin Woods

The Tour de Merlin Woods will take place in Doughiska from 2pm to 5pm on Saturday.

Conservation funding for former industrial school

More than €300,000 in funding has been announced this week for refurbishment and conservation works at the former industrial school in Letterfrack.

Coal tax will create fuel black market

A local fuel supplier has warned that increasing carbon taxes is going to lead to a lucrative black market trade in coal.

IFFPG collecting more farm plastics

IFFPG, the national farm plastics recycling scheme, is providing some 200 bring-centre locations nationwide this year where farmers can recycle the full range of farm plastics. Farmers are advised to bring their silage plastics loose to the bring-centres. The rate this year for silage plastics is €12 per half tonne with the label code. This represents the most cost efficient recycling service.

Galway householders pass septic tank test

Galway has second highest pass rate in septic tank inspections.

Free WEEE recycling events in Portumna, Loughrea and Mountbellew

WEEE Ireland, the Irish compliance scheme for electrical and battery recycling, is holding three free recycling events in Galway this Saturday, April 5. The collection events, in association with Galway County Council, will take place from 10am – 4pm at the following locations: Mart Yart, Portumna; Supervalu Loughrea; and the Regional Co-Operative Mart, Ballygar Road, Mountbellew.


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