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The fact that roughly half of the country’s coastal waters, rivers and lakes have unacceptable levels of pollution has been described as disappointing but not surprising by a Local General election candidate.   A recent report from the Environmental Protection Agency shows only 53 percent are of satisfactory quality.  …

IFA’s Environment Chairman Thomas Cooney has called for State agencies, such as Inland Fisheries Ireland, to work with farmers to safeguard our aquatic environment. Thomas Cooney says the plethora of agencies that duplicate water monitoring and evaluation must end. He says agencies such as the Department of Agriculture, the Department…

Mullaghamore beach in county Sligo has dropped a grade in the EPA’s quality report on water quality published today. The study monitors the quality of bathing water in coastal and inland waterways. Mullaghmore has dropped from its ususal ‘excellent’ standard down to just ‘good’ this year. Enniscrone is the only…