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# environment - Thursday 20 January, 2011

Final stage of Corrib pipeline approved

An Bord Pleanála has approved an application for the final section of the Corrib pipeline.

# environment - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

Australian town split in two by flood waters

Horsham has fish swimming in the streets as it is submerged by high water spreading to the state of Victoria.

# environment - Monday 10 January, 2011

BOIL NOTICES IN place on water in two Co Limerick areas have been lifted. Limerick County Council have just confirmed that the boil water notices on the Kilmallock and Newcastlewest public water supplies have been removed.

However, a third boil water notice affecting residents and businesses in the Abbeyfeale area remains in place. Further water quality tests on that supply are going ahead.

# environment - Wednesday 1 December, 2010

30% of imported cars clocked, written off or repossessed

Vehicle registration website says one in four imported cars have had their odometers adjusted.

# environment - Saturday 20 November, 2010

Charlotte Roche offers German president sex for nuclear veto

The ‘Wetlands’ author said that she will sleep with Christian Wulff if he does not sign legislation that would extend the life span of Germany’s nuclear reactors.

# environment - Wednesday 17 November, 2010

Ships get in hot water during storm

One vessel runs aground off Louth in high winds and is still stuck waiting for a tug to tow it off.

# environment - Thursday 28 October, 2010

From The Daily Edge A decade of discovery:1,200 new species found in Amazon rainforest Rainforest This post contains images

A decade of discovery:1,200 new species found in Amazon rainforest

In Pictures: An amazing array of new species that have been uncovered in the Amazon rainforest.

# environment - Friday 22 October, 2010

The end of Apocalypse Cow?

Ireland records first drop in greenhouse gases in 20 years as new study says: It’s not all the fault of cows breaking wind.

# environment - Sunday 10 October, 2010

Baltic ferry blaze provokes fuel leak fears

Danish and German experts battle to prevent sinking of Lithuanian-flagged ferry after evacuation yesterday.

# environment - Friday 8 October, 2010

Here comes the sun... unless you're in Cork

Cork City Council has issued a flood warning for low-lying areas of Cork City while it is expected to be “warm and humid” in the rest of the country.

# environment - Wednesday 6 October, 2010

From The42 Croke Park first stadium to be awarded certificate for sustainability Croker

Croke Park first stadium to be awarded certificate for sustainability

Off-pitch improvements in energy sourcing mean Croke Parks becomes first stadium in the world to achieve certification for sustainable event management.

Trains come to end of the line in Vietnam floods

1,400 rail passengers stranded as railway swept away by rain and flooding claims at least 26 lives

# environment - Saturday 18 September, 2010

Hurricane Igor races towards Bermuda

British overseas dependency is prepared for “worst storm we have ever seen”.

# environment - Thursday 16 September, 2010

2010 likely to be the warmest year on record

Arctic ice sheet recedes to third lowest level.

# environment - Monday 13 September, 2010

Scrub up for a trip to Ireland's least tidy towns

New entrants from Limerick and Monaghan score lowest in the Tidy Towns – but popular tourist spot Bunratty is only just better.

# environment - Monday 6 September, 2010

Poolbeg incinerator contract extended

DCC announces review of contract.

GALWAY COUNTY COUNCIL has confirmed that residents in parts of Barna and Moycullen are continuing to experience a disruption to their water supply. The council says that higher areas will continue to experience interruptions to supply until at least Wednesday, but that it is currently liaising with the City Council to resolve the problem.

# environment - Sunday 5 September, 2010

€200m bill for Dublin City Council if it pulls the Poolbeg plug

The city council tells John Gormley that whoever triggers the contract’s break clause will be hit heavily.

137 DAYS after the explosion at the Deepwater Horizon oil well, BP has announced it has sealed off the Maconda oil well for good. The company had stopped the flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico in early August, but only completed cementing the leak overnight. BP will now inspect the failed ‘blow-out preventer’ to examine why the explosion happened at all.

# environment - Thursday 2 September, 2010

Another oil rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico Breaking News

Another oil rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico

Coastguard says 13 employees were blown into the water, and the rig is now leaking oil.

Obama declares emergency as Earl continues on its path

Hurricane watch extended to Canadian coastline.

# environment - Wednesday 1 September, 2010

Pakistan facing second wave of death as flood crises worsens Pakistan This post contains images

Pakistan facing second wave of death as flood crises worsens

Health threats continue to plague Pakistan as the prime minister warns of “massive job losses”.

# environment - Tuesday 31 August, 2010

Greenpeace occupy Arctic oil rig

Protesters say they have succeeded in stopping operations at the Baffin Bay oil rig off the coast of Greenland.

Hurricanes meet over the Atlantic

Two hurricanes meet off the US east coast.

# environment - Monday 30 August, 2010

Indonesia volcano erupts again (PHOTOS) Indonesia This post contains images

Indonesia volcano erupts again (PHOTOS)

Thousands more flee as volcano erupts for second time after 400-year break.

Obama laments “man-made catastrophe” of Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Katrina

Obama laments “man-made catastrophe” of Hurricane Katrina

President tells New Orleans that the legacy of Katrina must be one “of action” but stops short of admonishing BP.

# environment - Sunday 29 August, 2010

Thousands flee volcanic eruption in Indonesia

A volcano on the island of Sumatra erupted last night.

# environment - Saturday 28 August, 2010

Fresh flood crisis hits Pakistan

Tens of thousands have fled the southern Pakistani city of Thatta, as powerful floodwaters break through the city’s barriers.