Last year the Minister for the Environment gave €1.3 million to local authorities and national waste agencies to fund a crackdown on illegal dumping

Illegal dumping of rubbish is “economic and environmental treason”, Minister for the Environment Denis Naughten has declared, but campaigners warn tha(...)

 Smoke billows from steel slags  in Chongqing Municipality, China. Photograph:  China Photos/Getty Images

Schools across Ireland are to monitor air quality, contribute to ongoing research and work with scientists in measuring levels of pollution in a major(...)