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EPA announces €10m Government of Ireland funding for new environmental research

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced awards totalling €10 million to fund vital new environmental research.  The largest awards have been made to University College Cork and the National University of Ireland, Galway, for projects looking at - recyclable plastics for packaging and, pesticide management for better water quality. Other awards include research on: mitigation of...
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Scientist uses bacteria to clean contaminated soil

Findings in environmental science are rarely applied commercially. Ray Sambrotto, a microbiologist and associate professor at Columbia University's Lamont- Doherty Earth Observatory co-founded Allied Microbiota with Frana James, drawing on five years of exploratory research to identify microbes capable of remediating contaminated soil to address the legacy of environmental pollutants. Contaminated...
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