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Make the most of your food

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Stop Food Waste programme is encouraging everyone to make the most of their food, and avoid throwing out up to €700 worth of food every year.

Lough Mask regional water supply emoved from EPA Remedial Action List

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The Lough Mask regional water supply has been removed from the most recent Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Remedial Action List meaning up to 40,000 people have had their water supply removed from the agency’s to-do list. The scheme was on the RAL for treatment and management issues at the plant which have now been addressed following a €1.9 million upgrade by Irish Water working in partnership with Mayo County Council.

Portumna public water supply removed from Remedial Action List following Irish Water works

The Portumna water supply has been removed from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Remedial Action List (RAL) following a programme of upgrade works to the treatment plant by Irish Water.

Efforts ramped up to combat rising Shannon

 

Athlone wastewater treatment not up to European standards

 

Boosting your mood and memory

Do you sometimes find that you remember things from the past but forget what you did yesterday? Do you have mood swings and become angry or upset easily?

Cannon welcomes investment by Irish Water in west

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Minister Ciaran Cannon has welcomed the announcement by Irish Water that it is to invest €2.7m in wastewater monitoring and sampling across the north and west as part of a nationwide project.

Fracking ban Bill passes all stages in the Dáil

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A Bill banning fracking in Ireland passed all stages of the Dáil today, and is expected to ensure that the highly controversial oil and gas extraction process will be prohibited from happening "anywhere inshore" in the State.

Forest fires have injected massive amounts of smoke pollution into Galway air

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Over the last few days, emergency services continue to battle the blazing gorse fire in the Cloosh Valley, Connemara area of County Galway. Apart from the obvious devastating effect on wildlife and the damage to tree crops, the forest fires are causing a major air pollution episode in the area. In recent days, the wind diverted the pollution plume away from the most populated areas, however, at around 4pm on Tuesday evening, a change in wind direction engulfed the city in smoke pollution for a few hours.

New Tellus data confirms radon hot spots in Galway

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The latest findings from the award-winning Tellus Programme shed new light on radon risk impacting in Galway as well as unravelling the region’s ancient, geological history.

 

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