EU critical of Ireland’s failure to tax environmental harm

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The Environmental Pillar wish to highlight the concerns raised around the failure to make Ireland’s tax system environmentally friendly. The Environmental Pillar, an advocacy coalition of 28 Irish environmental NGOs, is calling on the government to address the issues raised in the draft Country Specific Recommendations for Ireland published by the European Commission. They include: The need to raise the …

Ian CareyEU critical of Ireland’s failure to tax environmental harm

As Ireland goes to the polls, the European Commission has withdrawn two key pieces of environmental policy – they must be replaced

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For immediate release The European Commission’s withdrawal of two crucial pieces of environmental policy at the moment that citizens across Europe are voting in the European elections sends a bad signal as to what Europe’s priorities are. The formal withdrawal of the 2003 proposal for a Directive on Access to Justice underlines the urgent need for the Commission to speed up its work …

Ian CareyAs Ireland goes to the polls, the European Commission has withdrawn two key pieces of environmental policy – they must be replaced