The top stories on Newstalk.com this evening
The committee will meet tomorrow to formally approve its draft report, which will then be debated in the Dáil.
In a statement, Fine Gael said the party believes what was voted through the committee this evening “falls well short of our obligations under the Water Framework Directive and puts Ireland on a collision course with the European Commission”.
Efforts to end the dispute over cost-cutting at the company will resume at 9.30am.
Progress on the discussions is said to be slow.
The shake-up, reported by several US media outlets, has also seen the downgrading of the role of President Trump's Homeland Security Adviser, Tom Bossert.
Over €1.29 billion was brought in last month, some €57 million below the target.
Looking at the first three months of the year, the €4.41bn take missed the department's target by €180m.
But if an American aviation design firm has its way, getting stuck in the middle could soon be much better.
Molon Labe Seating, a Colorado-based aircraft interiors design firm, has come up with a new formation that offsets the middle seat from its neighbouring pair.
“The arms, things, and elbows of all passengers are no longer adjacent,” explained CEO Hank Scott in a statement. “Visually it is a small offset, but ergonomically it makes a huge difference in passenger comfort.”