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Climate 'incentives' needed for farmers
Declan O’Brien
Donnelly was reacting to the findings of the recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) emissions report.
Muir beefs up NIEA enforcement team
Savings have been found within DAERA to help fund additional NIEA posts.
12 June 2024 News
Understanding N and P losses and how to avoid them
The new EPA map shows the status of all waterbodies in the country and identifies areas of concern.
‘No significant change’ in water quality – EPA
The EPA's programme manager Mary Gurrie has said that its latest report shows that 'more action is needed to achieve our legally binding water quality objectives'.
12 June 2024 News
River Allow farm group ‘livid’ over Cork fish kill
The polyaluminium chloride spill into the River Allow occurred at the Freemount Water Treatment Plant in north Cork.
12 June 2024 News
Kerry County Council to ramp up farm inspections
The number of planned farm inspections carried out by Kerry County Council was found to be inadequate by the EPA.
8 June 2024 News
EPA seeks better insight into good farm practices
More information on farmers' uptake of water quality measures could allow the EPA to tell of the 'good stories' in farming.
5 June 2024 News
Diversification could see farming close to 2030 climate target
Potential emissions savings from farm diversification could see the farming sector achieve 99% of its emissions reduction target.
29 May 2024 News
Agriculture can meet 2030 emissions targets - IFA
This is if all additional measures set out in the Climate Action Plan 2024 are taken into consideration, the IFA has said.
28 May 2024 News
EPA expects Ireland to miss 2030 emissions targets
Farming and most other sectors are expected to overshoot their emissions targets for 2030, a new EPA forecast shows.
Getting farmers talking on climate change
The EPA-funded project will involve the nationwide rollout of interviews, focus groups and surveys with key stakeholders.
22 May 2024 Dealer
Majority of Ireland’s bathing waters of 'high standard'
The Environmental Protection Agency has published the Bathing Water Quality in Ireland report for 2023.