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New Director Joins EPA Board - Apr 19 2021, 11:10 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is pleased to welcome Sharon Finegan onto the EPA Board. Sharon took up her new position as Director of the Office of Environmental Sustainability on the 19 April 2021.

LIFE EMERALD – Improving Our Understanding of Ireland’s Air Quality - Apr 14 2021, 3:48 PM
The EPA has commenced work on a new 3-year EU part funded project entitled LIFE Emerald - “Emissions Modelling and Forecasting of Air in Ireland”. The project proposes to greatly improve publicly available air quality information and raise awareness around the topic of Irish air quality.

Ireland’s power generation and industrial emissions drop by 6.4 percent in 2020 - Apr 13 2021, 11:00 AM
The EPA, as the Competent Authority in Ireland for the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS), today released its preliminary analysis of greenhouse gas emissions in 2020.

More action is needed by Local Authorities to protect Air and Water Quality warns EPA - Mar 11 2021, 11:00 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today released its report on local authority environmental enforcement activities for 2019.