Monthly Archives: August 2015

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7 08, 2015

Ireland is being taken to Court for failing to upgrade wastewater treatment infrastructure

2019-07-04T13:23:18+00:00

The European Commission plans to take Ireland to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to upgrade the wastewater treatment infrastructure. Under EU law (Council Directive 91/271/EEC), towns and cities are required to collect and treat their urban wastewater.  Untreated wastewater can put human health at risk and pollute lakes, rivers, soil, coastal and [...]