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Old November 28th, 2009, 09:18 AM   #1
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DUBLIN: Incinerator

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Construction at Poolbeg to start in December

Construction of the controversial incinerator at Poolbeg is to begin in mid-December after Dublin City Council issued a commencement notice for the project.

The incinerator at Poolbeg is a long-running affair involving the Council, An Bord Pleanála, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Commission for Energy Regulation.

Construction is to begin on 14 December after the Council granted the final permission to the consortium that will build and operate the plant.
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Labour Councillor Kevin Humphries has expressed surprise and shock that the construction is going ahead.

He said Minister for Environment John Gormley had suggested the plant would either be stopped or delayed but in fact it was being fast-tracked.

He said its time to find out if John Gormley is the Minister for Local Government or not.

A spokesman for Mr Gormley said his view remained that the facility was too large and there would not be enough waste to feed the plant, a contention backed by the EPA's waste report issued today.

He said he was proceeding with the fundamental reform of the waste market, including putting a levy on any waste going to incinerators.

Labour Councillor Maria Parodi said she believes the decision to begin building of the 600,000 tonne incinerator in Poolbeg is 'reckless and not the best deal for Dublin'.

She said that last night, the EPA published its National Waste Report 2008, which confirms municipal waste generation in Ireland fell by 5% last year.

She said that the Council cannot continue to justify building this incinerator when the entire Dublin Region 'does not even produce enough waste to fill it'.

She called on the City Manager to halt the project 'before it is too late'.

Cllr Parodi said that a comprehensive independent review of the project should be carried out to determine whether there is still a need for it.
Is this not a terrible idea? Right in the heart, or at least potential heart of the city. What would this do to plans to develop the peninsula from an unsustainable port to a residential area? Not least the air quality in the city, and our bay?!

Why was this location decided upon?
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Is this not a terrible idea? Right in the heart, or at least potential heart of the city...
It really is! It just shows how our city council aren't fit to rule, and have no real love for Dublin.

The lack of vision is shocking!
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Old November 30th, 2009, 08:13 PM   #3
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They really are truly incompetent. Its a pity we dont have a mayor yet to enlist on this issue. It will be a welcome change to how dublin is governed.
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Building seems to be completed. Expected to be fully operational by August.

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/envir...tion-1.2984949

There are images and a video in the article.
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Building seems to be completed. Expected to be fully operational by August.

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/envir...tion-1.2984949

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Brilliant!

Just how much extra cost and exported pollution was added by the delays in completing this?
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RTÉ News - Poolbeg incinerator gets first waste delivery
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The first delivery of waste to Dublin's Poolbeg incinerator took place this morning.

The plant will start burning waste by the weekend and by the end of May it will start supplying enough electricity for 80,000 homes.

A district heating system for 50,000 homes is awaiting infrastructure but is expected to be part of the Poolbeg West development.
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Heard that this morning; an interview by Moaning Ireland with the CEO of the local incinerator seemed to be conducted on the lines that this project was still up for debate.
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