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Latest Northern Ireland Environment Agency Stories

2008-09-12 12:00:18

By LINDA McKEE BUSINESSES at Mallusk Industrial Estate have been warned by Environment Minister Sammy Wilson that they are under scrutiny.

2008-09-11 12:00:21

By LINDA McKEE HUNDREDS of fish have been killed in a Portadown river in the third such incident in the area in recent weeks. Officers from the Northern Ireland Environment Agency are investigating the fish kill at Ballybay River at Corcrain, close to Corcrain nature reserve and natural wetland.

2008-08-14 12:00:32

By EMILY MOULTON HUNDREDS of anglers have called for an independent environment agency after it emerged Government officers have been unable to identify the source of a chemical spill which killed more than 35,000 fish in a Co Antrim river.

2008-08-05 12:00:28

By LINDA McKEE The waters of one of Co Armagh's most popular fishing lakes ran red after they were polluted with effluent from a suspected fuel laundering plant.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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