The chief whip of the Labour Party, Emmet Stagg, has accused the state’s environmental protection agency (EPA) of having a weak track record in ‘‘preventing or controlling environmental harm’’.
In a submission to an expert review of the EPA’s powers, Stagg said that, while the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) could immediately shut down a restaurant which was selling risky food, it took the EPA several years to tackle...
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