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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: -3°C

# Covanta

All time
# pigeon house road
Poolbeg incinerator facing charges of breaking its licence at Dublin 4 site
Dublin Waste to Energy has two months to decide how to plead.
# Biblical
'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’.
# dangerous occurrence
Waste-burning suspended after lime-leak at Poolbeg incinerator
Last week, eleven workers were taken to hospital following an ‘unscheduled’ release of lime.
# Safety Concerns
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.
# Burning issue
'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.
# lime
11 workers taken to hospital after 'uncontrolled release' in Poolbeg incinerator
Two people remain in hospital.
Up and running: 'First fire' of waste at controversial Poolbeg incinerator
The facility has started burning waste – two decades after it was first proposed.
# breaking ground
Work has started on the Poolbeg incinerator - but there's already a protest planned
The plant is being built by US energy company Covanta.
# Controversial
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.
# Rubbish
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.
# Prime Numbers
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?
# Incinerator
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.
# Poolbeg Incinerator
Poolbeg incinerator contract extended
DCC announces review of contract.
# Poolbeg
€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.
# Poolbeg Incinerator
Poolbeg contract has negotiation clause
The contract for the controversial Poolbeg incinerator might expire this week – opening the possibility of renegotiation.