Mc Garvey says council must challenge EU septic tank regulations

A Donegal County Councillor says the government should challenge the EU directive which has led to the introduction of the new septic tank legislation.

Councillor Ian McGarvey says a situation can't be allowed develop where people can't sell their homes if their septic tank doesn't meet new regulations.

Some experts claim people in rural Ireland could face bills of up to €12,000 to upgrade their tanks.

Raising the issue at Donegal County Council's monthly meeting, Cllr McGarvey says that can't be allowed happen...........

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