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EU outlines environmental and climate ambition in Common Agricultural Policy

June 1st, 2018 The European Commission has outlined plans for higher ambition on environmental and climate action under the next Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Announcing the...

German city bans diesel vehicles from two major highways

June 1st, 2018 Hamburg has banned older model diesel vehicles from two major highways, becoming the first German city to do so. Cars without the Euro...

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May 31st, 2018 New data reveals that Ireland’s emissions are set to rise until at least 2020 due to strong economic growth and an expansion...

Freshii set to introduce a full range of compostable packaging and cutlery

May 31st, 2018 Fast food chain Freshii is set to introduce a full range of compostable packaging and cutlery in its restaurants around Ireland. Starting this...

BREAKING: Planning Authority grants permission for controversial incinerator in Cork Harbour

May 18th, 2018 Permission to build a controversial €160 million waste incinerator in Cork Harbour was granted today. This is the third time since 2001 that...

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Dáil votes to annul penalty point system for fishermen

May 30th, 2018 The Dáil has voted to annul a penalty point system introduced for fishermen who engage in unregulated, unreported, or illegal fishing. Fianna Fáil’s...

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