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Junior Agriculture Minister Issues Warning As Gorse Fire Alert Extended

Pippa Hackett says she's committed to highlighting good and bad land practices.

The Junior Agriculture Minister is reminding people that the burning and cutting of live vegetation is illegal at this time of year.

Offaly's Pippa Hackett says she's committed to calling out bad practices and educating people on the importance of our biodiversity.

Given an orange level alert for forest fires has been extended until Friday, the Green Party senator is warning that burn anything at the moment would be particularly dangerous.

She's appealing to people to be more mindful of the environment:


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