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#Poolbeg Incinerator

# poolbeg-incinerator - Friday 1 December, 2017

Despite setbacks, the Poolbeg incinerator is now fully up and running

The Dublin Waste to Energy project is a public private partnership between Dublin City Council and recycling and energy company Covanta.

# poolbeg-incinerator - Friday 14 July, 2017

The Poolbeg incinerator has started burning again after accident that hospitalised staff

The EPA also last week found a “moderate” infestation of flies at the site.

# poolbeg-incinerator - Friday 7 July, 2017

The EPA is taking legal action after the lime leak at the Poolbeg incinerator

While 11 staff were hospitalised, Covanta said that no members of the public were in danger from the incident.

# poolbeg-incinerator - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Parents gather to discuss effect of 'incredibly stupid' Poolbeg incinerator

The activist group ‘Parents Against the Incinerator’ are holding a meeting this evening. Here’s a bit of what will be discussed.

# poolbeg-incinerator - 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.

# poolbeg-incinerator - Monday 12 June, 2017

Dublin City councillors want real-time emissions data from the Poolbeg incinerator

Three investigations are ongoing after eleven workers at the plant were taken to hospital last week.

# poolbeg-incinerator - 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.

# poolbeg-incinerator - 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.

11 workers taken to hospital after 'uncontrolled release' in Poolbeg incinerator

Two people remain in hospital.

# poolbeg-incinerator - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

No, the Poolbeg incinerator hasn't started burning waste just yet

The plant has been gearing up for its first day of operations, in a process known as ‘hot commissioning’.

# poolbeg-incinerator - Sunday 2 April, 2017

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

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

# poolbeg-incinerator - Saturday 11 March, 2017

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

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.

# poolbeg-incinerator - 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.

# poolbeg-incinerator - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Dublin City councillors vote to scrap Poolbeg plan

The City Manager, however, says no decision has been made on the project.

# poolbeg-incinerator - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

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

But the taxpayer could lose €96 million.

Poolbeg Incinerator, Irish Water and everything else happening in Leinster House today

What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…

# poolbeg-incinerator - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Poolbeg incinerator plan could be abandoned

The project has already cost in the region of €100 million.

# poolbeg-incinerator - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Dublin City Council spent almost €200k a month on Poolbeg consultancy fees

The stalled Poolbeg incinerator project has cost over €90 million over more than ten years – even though construction has yet to start on it…

# poolbeg-incinerator - Saturday 3 August, 2013

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

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

# poolbeg-incinerator - Monday 6 September, 2010

Poolbeg incinerator contract extended

DCC announces review of contract.

# poolbeg-incinerator - 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.