Dáil Issues

Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Dáil Issues, Environment, Oral Questions

To ask the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government noting that the €10 million of taxpayers money committed to the pyrite remediation scheme, if he will remediate 200-250 damaged houses; will the position regarding the additional funding required and if he will levy Homebond who walked away from their supposed structural guarantee and whose accounts show a surplus of €25 million.
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Environment, International

by Jamison Maeda

Protesters marching to prevent the construction of the Keystone Pipeline

Protesters marching to prevent the construction of the Keystone Pipeline

In what is being called “religious protection legislation,” politicians in the US state of Arizona have voted to allow businesses to refuse service to gay people. While at the same time the religious beliefs and traditions of Native American people are once again being completely ignored as oil company Trans Canada continues working on the Keystone XL Pipeline which would carry the planet’s dirtiest fossil fuel across sacred Native American land in the US.
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Dáil Issues, Environment, National

Discussion on recent flooding and government support for effected areas.  Clare raised the issue of the thousands of trained Irish engineers who have had to emigrate but could have been involved being in vital flood defence work.  Click on the link below to watch:


Irish Water


Dáil Issues, Environment

Clare Daly raises questions about the establishment of Irish Water and the agenda to sell of domestic water supply to private companies.  Click the link below to watch: