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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.

Hey, what’s the Story of Your Stuff? EPA invites second-level students to consider the environmental impact of everyday items and consumption decisions - Jan 16 2020, 12:00 PM
The Story of Your Stuff competition combines creativity and science, giving students the chance to win €500 for themselves and €500 for their school, alongside a new Climate Topic Prize

EPA warns that poorly constructed wells and inadequate monitoring of private water supplies are putting health at risk - Jan 15 2020, 11:00 AM
A report focusing on the quality of private water supplies in Ireland for 2018 was released today by the EPA.

EPA publishes 2018 Annual Report and Accounts - Dec 12 2019, 9:04 AM
The EPA today published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2018 which highlights delivery of its role as a regulator, knowledge provider and advocate for the environment.