To: The ministry of agriculture

Stop agricultural pollution of Irish waterways

Stop the agricultural sector from polluting our rivers and waterways with silage runoff, the spreading of agricultural slurry, and the excessive, unnecessary overuse of chemical salt fertiliser.

Why is this important?

This is important, because since the mid 1990s the stocks of most fish species, especially Bream have been decimated. Bream, particularly in the river Shannon have virtually disappeared. This has impacted severely on angling tourism, and the hospitality sector in particular, and has cost the country dearly in lost revenue.

River Shannon, Ireland

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