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From TheJournal.ie Final stage of Corrib pipeline approved Corrib Pipeline

Final stage of Corrib pipeline approved

An Bord Pleanála has approved an application for the final section of the Corrib pipeline.

From TheJournal.ie Australian town split in two by flood waters Australia

Australian town split in two by flood waters

Horsham has fish swimming in the streets as it is submerged by high water spreading to the state of Victoria.

BOIL NOTICES IN place on water in two Co Limerick areas have been lifted. Limerick County Council have just confirmed that the boil water notices on the Kilmallock and Newcastlewest public water supplies have been removed.

However, a third boil water notice affecting residents and businesses in the Abbeyfeale area remains in place. Further water quality tests on that supply are going ahead.

From TheJournal.ie 30% of imported cars clocked, written off or repossessed Motoring

30% of imported cars clocked, written off or repossessed

Vehicle registration website Cartell.ie says one in four imported cars have had their odometers adjusted.

From TheJournal.ie Charlotte Roche offers German president sex for nuclear veto Nuclear Power

Charlotte Roche offers German president sex for nuclear veto

The ‘Wetlands’ author said that she will sleep with Christian Wulff if he does not sign legislation that would extend the life span of Germany’s nuclear reactors.

From TheJournal.ie Ships get in hot water during storm Floods

Ships get in hot water during storm

One vessel runs aground off Louth in high winds and is still stuck waiting for a tug to tow it off.

A decade of discovery:1,200 new species found in Amazon rainforest Rainforest This post contains images

A decade of discovery:1,200 new species found in Amazon rainforest

In Pictures: An amazing array of new species that have been uncovered in the Amazon rainforest.

From TheJournal.ie The end of Apocalypse Cow? Environment

The end of Apocalypse Cow?

Ireland records first drop in greenhouse gases in 20 years as new study says: It’s not all the fault of cows breaking wind.

From TheJournal.ie Baltic ferry blaze provokes fuel leak fears Baltic Sea

Baltic ferry blaze provokes fuel leak fears

Danish and German experts battle to prevent sinking of Lithuanian-flagged ferry after evacuation yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Here comes the sun... unless you're in Cork Floods

Here comes the sun... unless you're in Cork

Cork City Council has issued a flood warning for low-lying areas of Cork City while it is expected to be “warm and humid” in the rest of the country.

From The42 Croke Park first stadium to be awarded certificate for sustainability Croker

Croke Park first stadium to be awarded certificate for sustainability

Off-pitch improvements in energy sourcing mean Croke Parks becomes first stadium in the world to achieve certification for sustainable event management.

From TheJournal.ie Trains come to end of the line in Vietnam floods Vietnam

Trains come to end of the line in Vietnam floods

1,400 rail passengers stranded as railway swept away by rain and flooding claims at least 26 lives

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Igor races towards Bermuda Igor

Hurricane Igor races towards Bermuda

British overseas dependency is prepared for “worst storm we have ever seen”.

From TheJournal.ie 2010 likely to be the warmest year on record Global Warming

2010 likely to be the warmest year on record

Arctic ice sheet recedes to third lowest level.

From TheJournal.ie Scrub up for a trip to Ireland's least tidy towns Tidy Towns

Scrub up for a trip to Ireland's least tidy towns

New entrants from Limerick and Monaghan score lowest in the Tidy Towns – but popular tourist spot Bunratty is only just better.

From TheJournal.ie Poolbeg incinerator contract extended Poolbeg Incinerator

Poolbeg incinerator contract extended

DCC announces review of contract.

GALWAY COUNTY COUNCIL has confirmed that residents in parts of Barna and Moycullen are continuing to experience a disruption to their water supply. The council says that higher areas will continue to experience interruptions to supply until at least Wednesday, but that it is currently liaising with the City Council to resolve the problem.

From TheJournal.ie €200m bill for Dublin City Council if it pulls the Poolbeg plug Poolbeg

€200m bill for Dublin City Council if it pulls the Poolbeg plug

The city council tells John Gormley that whoever triggers the contract’s break clause will be hit heavily.

137 DAYS after the explosion at the Deepwater Horizon oil well, BP has announced it has sealed off the Maconda oil well for good. The company had stopped the flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico in early August, but only completed cementing the leak overnight. BP will now inspect the failed ‘blow-out preventer’ to examine why the explosion happened at all.

From TheJournal.ie Another oil rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico Breaking News

Another oil rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico

Coastguard says 13 employees were blown into the water, and the rig is now leaking oil.

From TheJournal.ie Obama declares emergency as Earl continues on its path Hurricane Earl

Obama declares emergency as Earl continues on its path

Hurricane watch extended to Canadian coastline.

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan facing second wave of death as flood crises worsens Pakistan This post contains images

Pakistan facing second wave of death as flood crises worsens

Health threats continue to plague Pakistan as the prime minister warns of “massive job losses”.

From TheJournal.ie Greenpeace occupy Arctic oil rig Oil Rig Raid

Greenpeace occupy Arctic oil rig

Protesters say they have succeeded in stopping operations at the Baffin Bay oil rig off the coast of Greenland.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricanes meet over the Atlantic Hurricanes

Hurricanes meet over the Atlantic

Two hurricanes meet off the US east coast.

From TheJournal.ie Indonesia volcano erupts again (PHOTOS) Indonesia This post contains images

Indonesia volcano erupts again (PHOTOS)

Thousands more flee as volcano erupts for second time after 400-year break.

From TheJournal.ie Obama laments “man-made catastrophe” of Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Katrina

Obama laments “man-made catastrophe” of Hurricane Katrina

President tells New Orleans that the legacy of Katrina must be one “of action” but stops short of admonishing BP.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands flee volcanic eruption in Indonesia Indonesia Volcano

Thousands flee volcanic eruption in Indonesia

A volcano on the island of Sumatra erupted last night.

From TheJournal.ie Fresh flood crisis hits Pakistan Pakistan

Fresh flood crisis hits Pakistan

Tens of thousands have fled the southern Pakistani city of Thatta, as powerful floodwaters break through the city’s barriers.