Commission issues fourth warning over landfill pollution

The European Commission has issued a formal warning to the government for its alleged failure to implement laws protecting the environment from landfill pollution.

14th July, 2007

The European Commission has issued a formal warning to the government for its alleged failure to implement laws protecting the environment from landfill pollution.

It is the fourth warning by EU environment commissioner Stavros Dimas in recent months, indicating growing tension between the commission and the government on environmental issues.

Environment minister John Gormley travelled to Brussels last Friday and met the commissioner in an effort to draft a scheme for progress to avoid fines...

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