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#Poolbeg Incinerator

# poolbeg-incinerator - Friday 1 December, 2017

Despite setbacks, the Poolbeg incinerator is now fully up and running
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

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

Dec 1st 2017, 7:11 AM 13,090 Views 40 Comments

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
# Burn Baby Burn
# Burn Baby Burn

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

Jul 14th 2017, 6:11 PM 9,075 Views 14 Comments

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
# Staff Hospitalised
# Staff Hospitalised

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

Jul 7th 2017, 7:45 PM 15,312 Views 48 Comments

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
# Burning Waste
# Burning Waste

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

Jun 20th 2017, 6:10 AM 17,682 Views 39 Comments

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
# Dangerous Occurrence
# Dangerous Occurrence

Waste-burning suspended after lime-leak at Poolbeg incinerator

Jun 14th 2017, 4:43 PM 12,946 Views 23 Comments

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
# Lime Leak
# Lime Leak

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

Jun 12th 2017, 10:06 PM 9,889 Views 33 Comments

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
# Safety Concerns
# Safety Concerns

Emissions data from first week of activity at Poolbeg incinerator yet to be published

Jun 9th 2017, 6:15 AM 6,702 Views 9 Comments

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
# 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 20,554 Views 62 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 8th 2017, 10:25 AM 96,488 Views 125 Comments

Two people remain in hospital.

# poolbeg-incinerator - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

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

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

May 3rd 2017, 1:46 PM 10,816 Views 25 Comments

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
# 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 26,095 Views 44 Comments

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
# Burning Question
# Burning Question

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

Mar 11th 2017, 9:30 PM 997 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.

# poolbeg-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 8,652 Views 71 Comments

The plant is being built by US energy company Covanta.

# poolbeg-incinerator - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Dublin City councillors vote to scrap Poolbeg plan
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

Dublin City councillors vote to scrap Poolbeg plan

Mar 4th 2014, 8:39 AM 8,636 Views 37 Comments

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
# Money Wasted?
# Money Wasted?

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

Jan 22nd 2014, 10:51 PM 11,412 Views 38 Comments

But the taxpayer could lose €96 million.

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

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

Jan 22nd 2014, 9:00 AM 3,739 Views 1 Comment

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

# poolbeg-incinerator - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Poolbeg incinerator plan could be abandoned
# Dropped
# Dropped

Poolbeg incinerator plan could be abandoned

Jan 14th 2014, 10:39 AM 6,586 Views 45 Comments

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
# Poolbeg
# Poolbeg

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

Sep 15th 2013, 8:30 PM 10,834 Views 48 Comments

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
# Waste Not
# Waste Not

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

Aug 3rd 2013, 7:30 AM 6,048 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.

# poolbeg-incinerator - Monday 6 September, 2010

Poolbeg incinerator contract extended
# Poolbeg Incinerator
# Poolbeg Incinerator

Poolbeg incinerator contract extended

Sep 6th 2010, 8:10 PM 1,114 Views 0 Comments

DCC announces review of contract.

# poolbeg-incinerator - Friday 3 September, 2010

Poolbeg contract has negotiation clause
# Poolbeg Incinerator
# Poolbeg Incinerator

Poolbeg contract has negotiation clause

Sep 3rd 2010, 9:11 AM 512 Views 0 Comments

The contract for the controversial Poolbeg incinerator might expire this week – opening the possibility of renegotiation.