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Question Time Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Tuesday 14 September 2021

Edwin Poot, AERA Minister, answers Members questions on 14 September 2021.

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs how the Northern Ireland Environment Agency assesses the impact of development on wildlife.

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs for an update on the proposed Islandmagee Gas Caverns Marine Licence application.

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs when he will fulfil the New Decade, New Approach commitment to establish an Independent Environmental Protection Agency.

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs whether his Department has declared a climate and ecological emergency.

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs what steps he is taking to promote the consumption of more local and seasonal produce.

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs for an update on his visit to the Mullaghglass landfill site.

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs whether he plans to engage with other public organisations and arm’s-length bodies to implement a similar plan to Reducing Unnecessary Single Use Plastics in the NICS Government Estate.

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