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Irish Cement fined for leakage of dust at Limerick facility

July 13th, 2018 Ireland’s leading supplier of cement has pleaded guilty to charges related to the leakage of dust that impacted neighbouring residents near its facilities in Limerick. The case was brought by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in relation to an incident at the company’s manufacturing …

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New Oireachtas committee on climate action holds first meeting

July 12th, 2018 A new Special Joint Committee to examine the State’s action to tackle climate change held its first meeting yesterday. The Committee made up of sixteen deputies and six senators was established to consider the recommendations of the Citizens’ Assembly on How the State can make …