Three private water supplies failed E. coli standards

THREE private water supplies in Donegal failed to meet the standard for E. coli last year, according to a new report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA has released their ‘Drinking Water Quality in Private Group Schemes and Small Private Supplies 2021’ which found that not enough is being done by local authorities […]

Fugitive bin man ordered to allow EPA access to dump

The High Court has ordered fugitive waste collector, Jim Ferry, to allow the Environmental Protection Agency to enter his land to investigate an illegal dump with a view to it being cleaned. According to the Irish Times, the court also directed that Ferry must pay all costs involved and be invoiced for them on a monthly basis if necessary. Ferry is on […]