Only 200 out of 1,400 eligible households have availed of a free kit from the government to test for radon, a gas that is linked to 300 lung cancer cases in Ireland each year. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wrote to the 1,400 households in Roscommon and Galway last year and offered them a free test as part of a pilot scheme funded by the state. Homeowners were required to fill in a short form and post back a prepaid envelope saying they would like to participate. The test involves placing two small detectors in the home for three months.
Times 3rd Nov 2019 read more »
Finnish firm powers up for Clare wave project. AW Energy in running to develop 5MW wave power array near Doonbeg.
Irish Independent 3rd Nov 2019 read more »