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Smith calls for action plan to tackle plastic pollution in rivers and lakes

A local Fianna Fáil TD has written to the Minister for Communications, Climate Action, and Environment to express his concern at the high level of plastic pollution in lakes and rivers following representations from individuals and organisations.

“It is clear to anyone who walks by, sails on, or uses our rivers or lakes how badly plastic pollution has become,” explained Deputy Brendan Smith. “It is vital we all make changes to our relationship with plastics, particularly single use plastics.

“Climate action is needed more than ever. Over the last eight years Fine Gael have failed to address climate change from a policy perspective. The window to act on climate change is closing rapidly. Our younger generations are rightly demanding urgent coordinated action from the Government.

“I wrote to the Minister to raise my concern regarding the high level of unnecessary use of plastics and the deficiencies in how it is managed through the waste cycle.”

Source – Anglo Celt    |    Image – NRDC.org

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