There are no signs yet of an improvement in water quality and more action is needed, says EPA - Jun 11 2024, 10:00 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published Water Quality in 2023: An Indicators Report. The report provides an update of the key indicators of the quality of Ireland’s rivers, lakes, estuaries, coastal and groundwaters using monitoring data collected in 2023.

Ireland is projected to exceed its National and EU climate targets - May 27 2024, 10:00 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published its greenhouse gas emissions projections for the period 2023-2050.

Bathing water quality remains high overall, but heavy summer rainfall is putting pressure on our beaches - May 15 2024, 10:00 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published the Bathing Water Quality in Ireland report for 2023 which shows that water quality at the majority of Ireland’s bathing waters was of a high standard.

Ammonia emissions down one per cent in 2022, however further reductions needed to protect health and the environment - May 10 2024, 10:00 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today published its 2022 assessment of five key air pollutants which impact air quality, health and the environment.

Failure to fix faulty septic tanks is a risk to human health and the environment, and can’t continue, says EPA. - May 8 2024, 10:00 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released the report on Domestic Waste Water Treatment System Inspections 2023 which details the findings of septic tank inspections completed by local authorities in 2023.

EPA report shows low uptake of Green Public Procurement in government department contracts. - Apr 25 2024, 10:00 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published its third report on Green Public Procurement (GPP) activity in government departments.

EPA Climate change lecture: climate change and health- moving from paralysis to pragmatism - Apr 22 2024, 10:03 AM
The next lecture in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Climate Change lecture series will be delivered by Professor Lea Berrang Ford, Deputy Director at the UK Health Security Agency.

Ireland’s power generation and industrial emissions decreased by seventeen per cent in 2023 - Apr 5 2024, 5:00 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), today released its preliminary analysis of greenhouse gas emissions in 2023 from the Emissions Trading System (ETS) sector.

EPA announces funding of €14.5m for new environmental and climate research - Apr 4 2024, 10:47 AM
Today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced research funding of up to €14.5 million for new environmental research. The EPA is inviting proposals from the research community for innovative projects to support the development and implementation of environmental policies in Ireland.

Odour and Noise Complaints accounted for 90 per cent of all complaints to the EPA in 2023 - Mar 26 2024, 10:00 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published its Industrial and Waste Licence Enforcement Summary 2023. The report gives details of enforcement activities across the 889 licensed facilities in 2023.

People in Ireland continue to be positive about benefits of climate action - Feb 27 2024, 10:00 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published initial results from the second wave of its ‘Climate Change in the Irish Mind’ project (CCIM). This work was undertaken by the EPA and the Yale University Program on Climate Change Communication in support of the National Dialogue on Climate Action.

Galway’s citizen scientists find low levels of air pollution from traffic in 7 out of 10 locations studied. Clean Air Together Galway City – The Results! - Feb 22 2024, 3:54 PM
In October and November 2023, more than 300 citizen scientists measured levels of the harmful air pollutant, Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2), in Galway city as part of the Clean Air Together Galway City project.

Aimsíonn eolaithe saoránaigh leibhéil ísle aerthruaillithe a thagann ón trácht in 7 as 10 suíomh a rinneadh sampláil orthu. Aer Glan Le Chéile Chathair na Gaillimhe – Na Torthaí! - Feb 22 2024, 3:45 PM
I mí Dheireadh Fómhair agus i mí na Samhna 2023, thomhais os cionn 300 eolaí saoránaigh leibhéil an truailleáin aeir dhíobhálaigh, Dé-ocsaíd Nítrigine (NO2), i gCathair na Gaillimhe mar chuid den tionscadal Aer Glan Le Chéile Chathair na Gaillimhe.

EPA announces funding of €14.3m for new research to address climate and environmental challenges - Feb 14 2024, 11:00 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced new funding for Environmental and climate research in Ireland, with funding of €14.3 million awarded for 33 new research projects.

EPA’s Review of 2023 showcases work to address environmental challenges - Jan 31 2024, 1:00 PM
In its 2023 Highlights the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) showcases its work in addressing environmental challenges across Ireland.

The evidence is clear: Climate change is happening. Immediate and sustained actions are likely to have widespread benefits. - Jan 25 2024, 11:30 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published Ireland’s first Climate Change Assessment Report (ICCA). This major scientific assessment serves to complement and localise the global assessments undertaken by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Its findings build upon these assessments and add important local and national context.