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#Covanta

# covanta - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Poolbeg incinerator facing charges of breaking its licence at Dublin 4 site

Dublin Waste to Energy has two months to decide how to plead.

# covanta - Saturday 8 July, 2017

'It's disgusting': Fly infestation plagues Dublin residents and businesses

Locals say they have never seen anything like this number of flies before; one person described it as ‘biblical’.

# covanta - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Waste-burning suspended after lime-leak at Poolbeg incinerator

Last week, eleven workers were taken to hospital following an ‘unscheduled’ release of lime.

# covanta - Friday 9 June, 2017

Emissions data from first week of activity at Poolbeg incinerator yet to be published

Yesterday, 11 people were treated at hospital after an ‘uncontrolled release’ in the newly-opened plant.

# covanta - Thursday 8 June, 2017

'We need clean air. We do not need accidents': Locals' fury as 11 incinerator staff hospitalised

Locals say they are concerned after yesterday’s lime leak.

# covanta - Monday 5 June, 2017

Up and running: 'First fire' of waste at controversial Poolbeg incinerator

The facility has started burning waste – two decades after it was first proposed.

# covanta - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Work has started on the Poolbeg incinerator - but there's already a protest planned

The plant is being built by US energy company Covanta.

# covanta - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Councillors surprised and shocked to hear work will begin soon on Poolbeg incinerator

One councillor said it would have been “good manners and good practice” to contact them.

# covanta - Friday 2 November, 2012

Date for Poolbeg waste plant postponed - again

More than five years after the first contract was signed, the deadline for recommencing work at the Poolbeg site has been pushed back again.

# covanta - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Expenses, insurance and fire engines: The week in numbers

Which Irish county has the fewest same-sex civil partners? And how many times could Facebook fill Croke Park?

# covanta - Monday 1 October, 2012

Dublin councils have spent €91 million on Poolbeg plant so far

Dublin city manager John Tierney says the council is looking to extend the deadline for construction to begin on the site.

# covanta - Monday 6 September, 2010

Poolbeg incinerator contract extended

DCC announces review of contract.

# covanta - Sunday 5 September, 2010

€200m bill for Dublin City Council if it pulls the Poolbeg plug

The city council tells John Gormley that whoever triggers the contract’s break clause will be hit heavily.

# covanta - Friday 3 September, 2010

Poolbeg contract has negotiation clause

The contract for the controversial Poolbeg incinerator might expire this week – opening the possibility of renegotiation.