Current Press Releases

The latest press releases are listed below while older press releases are archived and can be accessed via the menus below and on the left.  Our research section has news related to research also.
  rss Find out how to obtain our latest press releases via RSS

Find out how journalists can contact the press office directly with media enquiries.

Agri-food sector needs to improve its environmental compliance, says EPA - Jul 19 2018, 12:01 AM
The EPA has published its Industrial and Waste Licence Enforcement Report 2017 and the latest National Priority Sites List for Enforcement. These give details of compliance levels and enforcement activities across the 800 licensed facilities in 2017.

EPA supports Europe-wide Pollutant Release and Transfer Register by publishing latest releases from industrial activities - Jul 10 2018, 9:38 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published environmental data on Ireland’s national pollutant release and transfer register (PRTR). This is a public register of pollutant releases and waste transfers from large industrial activities in Ireland.

Greater focus on protecting our most pristine waters is needed, says EPA - Jun 20 2018, 11:00 AM
The EPA has today released a new water indicators’ report for Ireland. The 16 indicators in the report provide information on the quality of Ireland’s rivers, lakes, estuaries, beaches and groundwaters.

€600,000 Funding Announcement for Ireland’s Circular Economy Innovators - Jun 14 2018, 11:00 AM
Ireland’s National Waste Prevention Programme supporting transitions to a low-carbon, low-waste future. The EPA has today launched a €600,000 funding programme to support innovators. The Innovation for a Circular Economy Programme will support companies and organisations in Ireland to develop - and demonstrate - consumer and business solutions that will stimulate resource efficiency and the circular economy.