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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Japanese Knotweed is regarded as one of the most destructive plants in the world; the bamboo-like species has been sprouting up across the UK and Ireland in recent years. It and other invasive alien species represent a major threat to...
Environment Minister Michelle McIlveen has announced funding from the plastic bag charge for local environment projects. An initial £400,000, sourced from the carrier bag levy, will be available for the Challenge Fund in the current financial year for not-for-profit organisations...
Coastal erosion is an issue for the whole Northern Ireland coastline and it is important that communities and agencies work together to help manage it. Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Minister Michelle McIlveen set out the position as she addressed...
The Irish Salt Mines in Carrickfergus is once again  doing its bit to help keep the roads free from snow and ice this winter. Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard recently went to see first-hand the work undertaken to extract rock salt...