Press Releases

Here you will find links to the Press Releases issued by the Committee for the Environment arranged with the most recent at the top of the list.

24/09/2012

Environment Committee Not Convinced By Multi Agency Approach To Combat Metal Thefts

Following a briefing from the Northern Ireland Environment Agency’s (NIEA) Environmental Crime Unit (ECU), the Assembly Committee for the Environment remains concerned that measures to reduce and combat the high level of metal theft1 in Northern Ireland will not be effective.

Reference: ENV 03/12/13

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27/09/2012

Environment Committee on National Parks Fact Finding Trip

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for the Environment has spent the past two days on a fact finding visit to Scotland and England to gather more information about national parks. Proposed legislation for the designation and management of national parks is due to be introduced to the Assembly in December 2012.

Reference: ENV 04/12/13

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28/09/2012

Committee to Co-host Discussion on Planning and Town Centres with Oireachtas Environment Committee

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for the Environment and the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Environment, Culture and the Gaeltacht will co-host an event in Enniskillen next week on the difficulties faced in planning issues, especially the impact of planning guidelines on town centres in border areas.

Reference: ENV 05/12/13

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03/10/2012

Assembly Committee to Discuss Planning and Town Centres with Oireachtas Environment Committee

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04/10/2012

Agriculture Committee Motion on Farming Crisis

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08/10/2012

Committees Concerned for Retail Planning in Border Areas

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for the Environment and the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Environment, Culture and the Gaeltacht co-hosted an event in Enniskillen on the difficulties faced in planning issues, especially the impact of planning guidelines on town centres in border areas.

Reference: ENV 06/12/13

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15/10/2012

Draconian European Vehicle Testing must not come to Northern Ireland, Committee urges

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for the Environment is calling on a House of Lords Committee to support its objection to the introduction of proposed new legislation for testing the roadworthiness of vehicles and roadside inspections.

Reference: ENV 07/12/13

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14/11/2012

Environment Committee Meeting at Clotworthy House

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21/11/2012

Committee Visit to City Walls

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23/01/2013

Belfast City Airport to Address Committee

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