Leitrim FG councillor raises concerns about EPA at party ard fheis

A Leitrim Fine Gael councillor used his recent party Ard Fheis to raise concerns over the impact of changes to the Environmental Protection Agency’s code of practice and how it has negatively impacted on Leitrim.

Manorhamilton Municipal District Councillor Sean McDermott spoke on the issue at the party Ard Fheis, which was held remotely.

Councillor Mc Dermott says the concerns he raised were supported by councillors from across the country, but while ministers were keen to implement change in relation to the issue, he feels the EPA, department officials and civil Servants have not shared the same enthusiasm: