Two more reports highlighting the potential risks of methane gas emissions and industrial pollutants on lands meant for 3,000 homes in the Dublin Docklands area, raise more questions about the potential costs and speed of building a project aimed at addressing the housing crisis.
Tue, 07 Jun, 2016
In 1961, the Government established Nitrigin Eireann Teoranta (NET), a State-owned enterprise that what was to become one of the most costly and ineffective State-owned enterprises in our history. Ultimately, the decision to establish NET led to a series of disastrous political and economic decisions that continued for decades as the State wasted hundreds of millions of pounds of taxpayers funds to justify the investment.
Fri, 07 Nov, 2014
As partners for the past 11 years of the Cork Harbour Alliance for a Safe Environment, we were relieved at the decision of Indaver to abandon its legal challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s planning refusal for their incinerators at Ringaskiddy.
Tue, 23 Oct, 2012
ENVIRONMENT Minister John Gormley has warned that Dublin City Council’s decision to extend the multi-million euro contract for the Poolbeg incinerator, which has already cost at least €120 million, poses a “very significant” financial risk to the taxpayer and the state.
Tue, 07 Sep, 2010