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Facing up to Climate Change: Where next for Climate Science? - Nov 19 2019, 11:00 AM
Dame Professor Julia Slingo will present the next EPA Climate Change Lecture as part of the National Dialogue on Climate Action. This will take place on Wednesday 20th November in the Round Room at the Mansion House in Dublin. In this public lecture, Dame Julia will discuss what is next for climate science as we tackle the climate challenges that lie ahead.

Repeated delays in the elimination of raw sewage are unacceptable and pose a risk to our environment and public health. - Nov 13 2019, 12:01 AM
The EPA report on Urban Waste Water Treatment in 2018, released today, shows there have been some improvements in waste water treatment in the past year, including the elimination of discharges of raw sewage from two areas.

EPA statement following audit at Leixlip water treatment plant, 8th November. - Nov 08 2019, 5:37 PM
Today (8th November) EPA inspectors audited the Leixlip water treatment plant to confirm that the actions taken by Irish Water and Fingal County Council have rectified the operational performance issues at the plant.

EPA warns that failure to carry out remediation work after testing high for radon gas is a serious health risk - Nov 07 2019, 11:00 AM
On European Radon Day today, Thursday 7th November, the EPA is calling on all householders - to take action to protect themselves and their families. In these homes, remedial action should be carried out as a matter of urgency to reduce exposure to radon.