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Over ninety private water supplies, affecting over 5,400 people, were found to be on boil water notices, says EPA - Mar 09 2017, 12:04 AM
A special report focusing on the quality of Private Water Supplies in Ireland, released today by the EPA, shows that twenty per cent of the population are supplied by private supplies - mainly through group water schemes, or small supplies/wells operated by the owners of buildings/businesses as part of a public or commercial activity.

Ireland is getting serious about tackling Food Waste - Mar 08 2017, 11:00 AM
The EPA is hosting its second Forum on Food Waste on 9th March 2017. The Forum will be addressed by Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten, T.D., who has signalled that Food Waste is a priority issue. At the Forum, the Minister will announce the formation of an Action Group to examine solutions to food wastage from a retail point of view. He will also launch a national Charter on Food Waste.

EPA welcomes inclusion of questions relating to radon gas in Law Society of Ireland’s revised conveyancing documents - Feb 27 2017, 11:00 AM
The EPA today welcomed the decision of the Law Society of Ireland to include three questions relating to radon gas in their 2017 Conditions of Sale document used during the sale of homes.

EPA Celebrates 20 Years in The Glen, Monaghan - Feb 16 2017, 11:00 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently celebrated 20 years in The Glen in Monaghan.

2016 A year of progress – and challenges ahead that require input of all sectors and all citizens - Feb 14 2017, 10:30 AM
The EPA Year in Review 2016 shows that while we have made much progress on environmental issues in Ireland, we now face complex challenges that require the input of all sectors and all citizens.