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EPA survey indicates most people have taken steps to help the environment - Feb 20 2020, 11:00 AM
Research commissioned by the EPA to coincide with the publication of its EPA 2019 Year in Review report found that 78 per cent of people surveyed said they have personally taken steps to help the environment, and that 87 per cent of adults in Ireland recognise the importance of the environment as an asset to the country. The Red C poll carried out in January 2020 explored attitudes towards environmental issues.

Delivering trusted and relevant knowledge to inform environmental policy: EPA announces €10 million Government of Ireland funding for new environmental research - Feb 11 2020, 11:00 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced awards totalling €10 million to fund vital new environmental research.

EPA Climate Change Lecture Series: The Green Deal: Delivering a Climate-Neutral Europe - Feb 05 2020, 9:15 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency is hosting Dr Artur Runge-Metzger, Director of DG Climate Action of the EU Commission, to speak as part of the EPA Climate Lecture Series on Thursday 6th February.

EPA commences online publication of enforcement data.Findings show overall good compliance at EPA licensed industrial and waste sites - Feb 04 2020, 11:00 AM
The EPA has today commenced the publication of key data on industrial and waste licence enforcement on the EPA website.

Local authority environmental enforcement activities are increasing, but challenges remain in waste, farm and air quality inspections. - Jan 21 2020, 12:00 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today released its report on local authority environmental enforcement performance for 2018.