A controversial Indo-German experiment in the Southern Ocean has been suspended by the German science ministry, to allow for an independent assessment of the project's environmental impact.
A major waste firm has been fined more than £100,000 after workers were poisoned by toxic fumes at a hazardous waste treatment site.
A EUR 35 million sewerage plant has been defended against claims that it has been emitting bad odours since it was built in 2003.
A large number of people have been left holding on to green waste after a contractor failed to hold up their contractual obligations to remove rubbish.
In a celebration of no longer having to boil their water, Ballycroy Group Water Scheme is having an open day at its new water treatment plant to show the public how the system works.
Cutbacks suggested by Galway county council could have a huge effect on services such as water and sewage, Galway News has claimed.
Unseasonable weather is set to be on the increase, with colder winters and warmer summers, and some surprises in between, an expert has suggested.
The problems facing the environment have been highlighted in a speech in Dublin by Professor Peter Lynch.
Ireland is to take part in a multi-million Euro project aimed at assessing the feasibility of harvesting seaweed and turning it into a green energy source.
A proposed gas field in County Mayo, which has previously been opposed by environmental groups, is vital if Irish businesses and households are to benefit from affordable energy in the future, it has been argued.
When it comes to cutting carbon the scale of the problem is even greater than widely believed and humankind has just 40 years to go carbon neutral or face catastrophic consequences, according to a US think tank.
Householders are often left bewildered by kerbside schemes. Jason Mohr pinpoints the inefficiencies of domestic recycling and suggests ways to improve it
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