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River oil pollution incident gives cause for grave concern

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An oil spill incident which initially effected the River Al on the River Shannon in mid August received due attention and discussion at the monthly meeting of Athlone Moate Municipal District.

Community spirit to the fore as residents clean up illegal dumping scene

 

Carraroe residents revive their campaign against proposed sewage treatment plant

The local community living near Sruthán Pier in An Cheathrú Rua have revived their campaign to stop a sewage and wastewater treatment plant being located beside the scenic pier.

Minister Denis Naughten publishes 2017 National Litter Pollution Report

Cigarette butts account for more than half the litter on our streets according to the Minister for Environment Denis Naughten who has published the 2017 National Litter Pollution Report.

Willow Park community tackles litter and pollution

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A community action group in Willow Park, Athlone, is helping tackle waste, litter and pollution in and around the River Al in County Westmeath.

New emissions tests mandatory since September 1

As of last Friday (September 1), new car models will have to pass new and more reliable emissions tests.

Conviction for fish kill in Glenamaddy highlights consequences of pollution

A landowner has been convicted of a breach to the Water Pollution Act in Glenamaddy, Co Galway which resulted in a fish kill. At a sitting of Tuam District Court, Michael Conneally of Boyounagh, Glenamaddy pleaded guilty to permitting silage effluent to enter the Yellow River, a tributary of the Clare River, on June 15 2016.

City air pollution was fives times permitted limit as Cloosh Valley fire devastates forest and wildlife

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Recently-installed air monitoring devices deployed in the city revealed last evening that a level FIVE times the normal rate of air pollution was exceeded on Tuesday evening when the city was engulfed in clouds of smoke from the devastating wildfire at Cloosh Valley in Connemara.

Carbon monoxide awareness must be 365 days a year — Swanick

Fianna Fáil Seanad spokesperson on Health and Mental Health, Dr Keith Swanick, has called on the leader of the house to arrange a debate on carbon monoxide and related matters where proposals can be examined which would place a much greater onus on landlords and others to ensure safety standards are maintained.

Early 2016 start for Belmullet sewage scheme

Irish Water has advised the Belmullet wastewater and sewage treatment scheme is set to proceed to tender in the coming months with construction on the project expected to begin in the first quarter of 2016.

 

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