Wednesday July 15, 2020

Susan O'Keeffe: Where is the urgency on water quality?

Pollution will continue until we call people to account for destroying our most valuable asset, writes Susan O'Keeffe

1st September, 2017
The EPA reported that hundreds of bodies of water have failed to reach acceptable quality standards. Pic: RollingNews.ie

Sewage, slurry and septic tanks are not often centre stage; after all who wants to talk about excrement in all its forms. Well, we must and we will. Now that these are among the biggest contributors to the destruction of Ireland’s waterways, we should end up, excuse the expression, ‘sick to the back teeth’ of talking about s*** in all its forms and how we need to protect our water from pollution – from all...

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