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Two hundred and fifteen million less ‘single use’ bags littering our streets and countryside - DurkanOpens in a new window.
Environment Minister Mark H Durkan today welcomed the massive reduction in single use carrier bags in the first year of the 5p levy.
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First Carrier Bag Levy statistics publishedOpens in a new window.
Minister praises Newry and Armagh Schools on their 100% uptake of prestigious international environment programmeOpens in a new window.
Durkan announces £240,000 Rethink Waste funding for community sectorOpens in a new window.
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Minister Durkan Planning Local Government
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Mark H Durkan was announced as the SDLP Minister for the Environment on 16 July 2013, replacing former Minister Alex Attwood.

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