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EPA Climate Change Lecture Series - New climate leadership for a low carbon, climate resilient and inclusive world - May 16 2019, 11:00 AM
Dr Edward Cameron is presenting an EPA Climate Change Lecture at the Mansion House on Friday evening (18 May 2019) as part of the National Dialogue on Climate Action. In this public lecture, Dr Cameron will discuss the importance of climate leadership as we transition to a low carbon, climate resilient and inclusive world.

Tackling Climate Change and other major environmental challenges – EPA Research Call to provide €10.2 million for new research - May 09 2019, 11:00 AM
The EPA is seeking proposals from the research community to help identify solutions to climate change and other emerging and complex environmental problems. With up to €10.2 million available for new research projects, to be awarded in 2019 and 2020, the Research Call is divided into three strands: Climate & Air, Environmental Sustainability, and Water.

Radon in workplaces – new legislation requires employers in high radon areas to test for this cancer-causing gas - May 08 2019, 11:00 AM
New radiation protection legislation requires all employers in high radon areas to test their workplace for the radioactive gas radon. Where levels are above the national reference level of 300 Becquerel per metre cubed, employers are then required to carry out work to reduce these levels.

Emissions of Ammonia continue to rise: Ireland's air pollutant emissions on the wrong pathway for cleaner air - May 07 2019, 12:00 PM
The EPA today published figures for emissions of five key air pollutants. These pollutants impact environment and health contributing to respiratory problems and pollution of soil, surface water and vegetation.