A local vessel employed by the Corrib gas project locates the project’s dislodged outfall pipe in Broadhaven Bay.

As efforts continue to deal with a Corrib gas outfall pipe which was dislodged after storms off the Mayo coast, fishermen have expressed concern about(...)

The EPA says it does not believe there are any pollution risks from a pipe from the Corrib gas project has surfaced from the seabed in north Mayo, saying the pipe was transporting “mainly rainwater”. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is investigating how an outfall pipe from the Corrib gas project has surfaced from the seabed in north Mayo.(...)

The Environmental Protection Agency has issued a report on waste enforcement at licensed sites in 2013. It shows wide variations in performance among(...)

The EPA’s 2013 Report on Waste Enforcement has called for an improvement in standards at waste facilities. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Half of the legal actions taken by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2013 were against waste facilities, with fines and costs totalling (...)

Ireland needs to diversify its fuel sources and not depend on coal-fired power stations such as Moneypoint. Photograph: Neil Warner for ESB

It is eight years since the publication of the last White Paper on Energy. Since then, there has been a major acceleration of renewable energy. Capaci(...)

Looming danger?: a nuclear reactor dome rises over an English beach. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

1 Pumped-storage hydro Six years ago a simple idea was proposed by a Dublin-based scientist, one that, on paper at least, would leave Ireland awash wi(...)

Smoke billows from controlled oil burns near the site of the BP  Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana in 2010. Photograph: Derick E. Hingle/Bloomberg

A US judge has rejected BP’s attempt to reduce the maximum civil fine it could face for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, leaving it pote(...)

Outgoing head of Shell E&P Ireland Michael Crothers has said that the Irish planning system is ‘adversarial’, and mediation could replace ‘resorting to the courts.’ File photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Outgoing head of Shell E&P Ireland Michael Crothers has said that the Irish planning system is “adversarial”, and mediation could replace “resorti(...)

 Brian Buckley, a director of Greyhound Recycling and Recovery. File Photograph: Collins Courts

Waste management firm Greyhound Recycling has been fined €14,000 for failing to prevent emissions of foul odours from its main storage facility.The En(...)

Ambisense founder Prof Dermot Diamond, chief technology officer Fiachra Collins and chief executive Stephen McNulty

Ambisense is a Dublin City University spin-out company focused on developing next generation sensor technologies. In particular, the company is using (...)