Check out some recent environmental news and articles from other organisations...

Greater risk of illness if you drink contaminated water from private wells with up to one third of private wells are contaminated by E.coli says EPA - Environmental Protection Agency 5th June 2014 Click Here

As Ireland goes to the polls, the European Commission has withdrawn two key pieces of environmental policy - they must be replaced - Environmental Pillar 23rd May 2014 - Click Here

Departments of Transport and Agriculture need to face up to climate change and play their part in cutting Ireland's emissions - Environmental Pillar 28th May 2014 - Click Here

Greenhouse gas emissions from Ireland's power generating sector fell in 2013, EPA reports - Environmental Protection Agency 8th May 2014 - Click Here

Mumta Ito proposes a new beginning for environmental law based on extending 'civil rights' to the natural world - The Ecologist 24th April 2014- Click Here

European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register – 2012 data now available - European Environmental Agency 5th June 2014 - Click Here

Invitation to participate in consultation on European Commission's growth and jobs plan - the Europe 2020 strategy - European Comission 19th May 2014 - Click Here

Communications Committee to hear from Minister on Energy Green Paper - Houses of Oireachtas 3rd June 2014 - Click Here

Fisheries money must help protect fisheries - Client Earth 6th May 2014 - Click Here

EU member states back compromise to allow GM crops: diplomats - Reuters 28th May 2014 - Click Here

The May issue of the European Environmental Law Observatory - Client Earth 25th April 2014 - Click Here

EPA projections show that Ireland faces considerable challenges to becoming a low-carbon - Environmental Protection Agency 28th May 2014 - Click Here

Aarhus Convention in Ireland Public Consultation - Department of the Environment, Community & Local Government - Click Here

European Court of Justice confirms illegality of damaging Natura 2000 sites for narrow economic gains - The European Union Network for the Implementation and Enforcement of Environmental Law (IMPEL) 16th May 2014 - Click Here

LIFE information Day Tuesday 24 June 2014 - Department of the Environment, Community & Local Government - Click Here

Sustainable Energy Awards 2014 - Sustainable Energy Authorithy of Ireland - Click Here

2014 European Heritage Awards Ceremony in Vienna - Europa Nostra - Click Here