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Teagasc Submission made in Response to the Consultation Paper on 4th Review of Ireland’s Nitrates Action Programme January 2021

15 January 2021
Type Submission

Prepared by: Teagasc Water Quality Working Group

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This submission responds to the consultation process run jointly by the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government (DHPCLG) and the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) inviting views and comments on proposals for the 4th Review of Ireland’s Nitrates Action Programme in 2020.

It has been prepared by Teagasc’s Water Quality Working Group in consultation with the Gaseous Emissions Working Group. These working groups have members drawn from both the Knowledge Transfer and Research Directorates of Teagasc. It was prepared following consultation with colleagues across Teagasc using their collective knowledge and expertise in agri-environmental science and practice and the implementation of the Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) and Nitrates Derogation Regulations.

Teagasc Water Quality Working Group:
Spink, J. (chair), Buckley, C., Burgess E., Childs, S., Fenton, O., Horan, B., Humphreys, J., Hyde T., Meehan N., Mellander P.E., Murphy P., Ó hUallacháin, D., Plunkett, M., Richards, K., Shalloo, L., Wall, D.