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Three Origin Green agri-businesses named on EPA’s worst polluters list

October 3rd, 2017 A leading conservation charity has called on the Government to scrap Origin Green after three companies certified by the food sustainability scheme were listed on the EPA’s worst polluters list. The three agri-businesses – Arrabawn Co-operative Society Limited in Co Tipperary, Carbery Food Ingredients Limited …

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New fisheries declaration to control activity in Natura 2000 sites

 September 28th, 2017 Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D, has introduced a new Fisheries Natura Declaration to regulate fishing activities affecting Natura 2000 sites. Effective 30th November 2017, the use of dredge and trawling gear for scallop fishing will be restricted …