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#Incinerator

# incinerator - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Planning permission granted for controversial incinerator in Ringaskiddy
# Cork
# Cork

Planning permission granted for controversial incinerator in Ringaskiddy

May 31st 2018, 10:24 AM 16,540 Views 75 Comments

Waste company Indaver has been granted permission by An Bord Pleanála to build the waste-to-energy incinerator in Cork Harbour.

# incinerator - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Poolbeg incinerator operator fined for breaking environmental protection licence
# Pigeon House Road
# Pigeon House Road

Poolbeg incinerator operator fined for breaking environmental protection licence

Mar 27th 2018, 8:50 AM 14,008 Views 18 Comments

The incinerator is run by The Dublin Waste to Energy project.

# incinerator - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Poolbeg incinerator facing charges of breaking its licence at Dublin 4 site
# Pigeon House Road
# Pigeon House Road

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

Nov 28th 2017, 6:20 AM 14,928 Views 0 Comments

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

# incinerator - Saturday 8 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 8th 2017, 6:31 PM 56,070 Views 40 Comments

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

# incinerator - Thursday 8 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 8th 2017, 2:17 PM 20,544 Views 62 Comments

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

# incinerator - Monday 24 April, 2017

The controversial Poolbeg incinerator has taken its first delivery of waste
# Firing Up
# Firing Up

The controversial Poolbeg incinerator has taken its first delivery of waste

Apr 24th 2017, 1:37 PM 51,774 Views 109 Comments

The facility will fire up this weekend.

# incinerator - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Wexford father-of-three dies following domestic accident involving incinerator
# Carrig-on-bannow
# Carrig-on-bannow

Wexford father-of-three dies following domestic accident involving incinerator

Apr 9th 2017, 6:38 PM 41,022 Views 8 Comments

The tragic accident occurred yesterday morning.

# incinerator - Sunday 2 April, 2017

'I suppose we're f****** stuck with it': The Poolbeg incinerator is starting production
# View From Ringsend
# View From Ringsend

'I suppose we're f****** stuck with it': The Poolbeg incinerator is starting production

Apr 2nd 2017, 12:05 AM 26,055 Views 44 Comments

After years of holdups, the controversial plant is set to start burning waste this month.

# incinerator - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Feel it's too late to do anything about the Poolbeg incinerator? Not so
# Burning Question
# Burning Question

Feel it's too late to do anything about the Poolbeg incinerator? Not so

Mar 11th 2017, 9:30 PM 973 Views 45 Comments

Fear of an incinerator in the city of Dublin is not irrational – and we need to demand better controls and monitoring before it begins to burn.

# incinerator - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Controversial incinerator will need a no-fly-zone, says Defence Forces
# Ringaskiddy
# Ringaskiddy

Controversial incinerator will need a no-fly-zone, says Defence Forces

May 5th 2016, 6:21 PM 15,519 Views 25 Comments

An Bord Pleanala is due to make a decision on the incinerator in July.

# incinerator - Saturday 9 January, 2016

The 15-year battle to build an incinerator in Cork is still going
# Ringaskiddy
# Ringaskiddy

The 15-year battle to build an incinerator in Cork is still going

Jan 9th 2016, 7:30 AM 7,239 Views 9 Comments

Campaigners say they will fight it.

# incinerator - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 21st 2014, 8:53 AM 8,649 Views 71 Comments

The plant is being built by US energy company Covanta.

# incinerator - Monday 22 September, 2014

Councillors receive official notice of Poolbeg incinerator contract - 3 days after it was signed
# Poolbeg
# Poolbeg

Councillors receive official notice of Poolbeg incinerator contract - 3 days after it was signed

Sep 22nd 2014, 8:12 PM 7,866 Views 33 Comments

The council CEO is understood to have described it as an “oversight” on his part not to inform the councillors sooner.

# incinerator - Sunday 21 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 21st 2014, 4:11 PM 9,026 Views 21 Comments

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

# incinerator - Monday 8 September, 2014

"The fight's not over yet": Councillors vote against Poolbeg incinerator plan
# At Odds
# At Odds

"The fight's not over yet": Councillors vote against Poolbeg incinerator plan

Sep 8th 2014, 9:56 PM 7,387 Views 18 Comments

The majority of Dublin City councillors and Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown councillors voted against, while Fingal councillors voted in favour of the plan.

# incinerator - Friday 5 September, 2014

Poolbeg incinerator is set to go ahead
# Controversial
# Controversial

Poolbeg incinerator is set to go ahead

Sep 5th 2014, 8:18 PM 11,412 Views 58 Comments

The €500 million incinerator will process over 550,000 tonnes of waste each year.

# incinerator - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Controversial Poolbeg plan gets green light from EU
# Waste Not
# Waste Not

Controversial Poolbeg plan gets green light from EU

May 7th 2014, 1:25 PM 10,638 Views 39 Comments

But TD Kevin Humphreys still thinks the plans should be scrapped, saying today it is a waste of taxpayers’ money.

# incinerator - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Company behind Poolbeg incinerator will 'see how it plays out'
# Tower Defence
# Tower Defence

Company behind Poolbeg incinerator will 'see how it plays out'

Feb 13th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,893 Views 16 Comments

The Green Party says questions from investors show the “folly” of the plan.

# incinerator - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Poolbeg incinerator company may look for repayment if project doesn’t go ahead
# Money Wasted?
# Money Wasted?

Poolbeg incinerator company may look for repayment if project doesn’t go ahead

Jan 22nd 2014, 10:51 PM 11,405 Views 38 Comments

But the taxpayer could lose €96 million.

# incinerator - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Poolbeg incinerator plan delayed (again) but controversial clause gets dumped
# Waste Not
# Waste Not

Poolbeg incinerator plan delayed (again) but controversial clause gets dumped

Aug 3rd 2013, 7:30 AM 6,044 Views 10 Comments

There is still no date for when building will start on the Poolbeg incinerator, which has been in the works for over a decade.

# incinerator - Friday 2 November, 2012

Date for Poolbeg waste plant postponed - again
# Rubbish
# Rubbish

Date for Poolbeg waste plant postponed - again

Nov 2nd 2012, 10:30 PM 5,829 Views 9 Comments

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

# incinerator - Monday 1 October, 2012

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

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

Oct 1st 2012, 1:45 PM 4,966 Views 21 Comments

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

# incinerator - Saturday 6 August, 2011

Ireland’s dependence on landfills 'unacceptably high'
# Incineration
# Incineration

Ireland’s dependence on landfills 'unacceptably high'

Aug 6th 2011, 2:03 PM 329 Views 0 Comments

Incineration has a “role to play” in Ireland, both for treating waste and providing energy, according to the Department for the Environment.

Poll: Does incineration have a 'role to play' in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does incineration have a 'role to play' in Ireland?

Aug 6th 2011, 11:58 AM 1,755 Views 26 Comments

The Department of the Environment has said that incineration has a “role to play” in Ireland, both for treating waste and providing energy – but what do you think?

# incinerator - Thursday 20 January, 2011

Poolbeg operator says levies bill breaches EU directive
# Poolbeg
# Poolbeg

Poolbeg operator says levies bill breaches EU directive

Jan 20th 2011, 3:31 PM 451 Views 0 Comments

Covanta, the company building the incinerator at Poolbeg, says John Gormley’s levies bill risks substantial EU fines.

# incinerator - Sunday 5 September, 2010

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

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

Sep 5th 2010, 1:46 PM 682 Views 0 Comments

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