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EPA issues a Proposed Determination on a revised licence to Irish Cement Limited - Sep 19 2019, 11:00 AM
The EPA has today issued a Proposed Determination on a revised licence to Irish Cement Limited, Castlemungret, Limerick, Co. Limerick for the continued operation of a cement manufacturing plant and an associated inert landfill at Castlemungret, Co. Limerick (Reg. No. P0029-06).

Inadequate treatment & infrastructure at drinking water plants put public health at risk from Cryptosporidium - Sep 09 2019, 11:30 PM
The EPA Drinking Water Quality in Public Supplies Report 2018, released today, shows that the quality of drinking water in public supplies remains high with 99.9% compliance with microbiological parameters and 99.6% compliance with chemical parameters. However, the report highlights that the incidence of Cryptosporidium detections has increased in the past three years, posing a serious risk to human health.

EPA publishes industrial pollutant emissions data - Aug 22 2019, 11:00 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published environmental data today on Ireland’s national pollutant and transfer register. This is a public register of pollutant releases and waste transfers from large industrial activities in Ireland.

Overall good levels of compliance at licensed industrial and waste sites. EPA continues to focus on a small number of problematic sites - Jul 18 2019, 11:00 AM
The EPA has today published its Industrial and Waste Licence Enforcement Report 2018. The report gives details of compliance levels and enforcement activities across the 800+ licensed facilities in 2018. The EPA has also published the latest National Priority Sites List for Enforcement today.