The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine is examining the potential economic and social impacts that may arise as a result of a further decrease in the Nitrates Derogation, with a view to drafting a report entitled Compliance with the Nitrates Directive: Implications for Ireland.

An Taisce attended on the 21st February 2024, and presented our views on the lack of measures in place currently in Ireland to mitigate for nitrogen pollution.

Read our opening statement here and our answers to questions posed by the Committee here. You can watch the video of our appearance at the Committee session here.