Licensed facilities are identified as priority sites for enforcement using a scoring system developed by the EPA. File photograph: Getty Images

Five of the nine sites on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) latest “name and shame” list of most non-compliant sites among companies it regu(...)

In the EPA’s latest National Priority Sites List for Enforcement, five sites are listed for persistent failure to meet the necessary environmental standards, four of which are from the agri-food sector

The Irish food and drink industry had the poorest environmental compliance record of any sector last year, according to the Environmental Protection A(...)

Irish beef in China: “There is certainty in Ireland, and that’s the message we’re bringing,” said the Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed. Photograph: EPA

Set atop a bed of green foliage, beside a pyramid of aubergines and carrots in a round refrigerated container, Irish beef made an auspicious debut at (...)

The Irish Cement facility in Castlemungret has returned to the national priority site list following an incident in December which resulted in the release of dust outside the site.

Eight industrial and waste companies have been named by the EPA on its latest list of worst offenders for breaching environmental regulations. Four o(...)

 Companies giving rise to persistent odour, noise or dust emissions problems are named and shamed by the EPA.

Seven industrial and waste companies have been named by the Environmental Protection Agency on its latest list of worst offenders for breaching enviro(...)

The Environmental Protection Agency has for the first time publicly named the worst offenders for breaching environment al laws

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has for the first time publicly named the worst offenders for breaching environmental laws. The new initiat(...)

Shanghai: hosted SIAL China Food Fair. Ireland’s food exports to China have more than doubled to €620 million since 2011. Photograph:  Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

Irish food exporters travelled to Shanghai earlier this month to take part in the SIAL China Food Fair, with meat industry representatives hopeful the(...)