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


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 [...]