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#Poolbeg Incinerator

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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 13,198 Views 40 Comments

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

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 9,101 Views 14 Comments

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

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 15,345 Views 46 Comments

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

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 17,776 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.

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 12,982 Views 23 Comments

Last week, eleven workers were taken to hospital following an ‘unscheduled’ release of lime.

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 9,913 Views 33 Comments

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

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 6,748 Views 9 Comments

Yesterday, 11 people were treated at hospital after an ‘uncontrolled release’ in the newly-opened plant.

'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 20,590 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 96,619 Views 122 Comments

Two people remain in hospital.

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 10,825 Views 25 Comments

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

'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 26,184 Views 44 Comments

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

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 1,103 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.

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 8,684 Views 72 Comments

The plant is being built by US energy company Covanta.

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 8,648 Views 37 Comments

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

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 11,435 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 3,748 Views 1 Comment

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

Poolbeg incinerator plan could be abandoned
# Dropped
# Dropped

Poolbeg incinerator plan could be abandoned

Jan 14th 2014, 10:39 AM 6,627 Views 47 Comments

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

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 10,864 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 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 6,069 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 contract extended
# Poolbeg Incinerator
# Poolbeg Incinerator

Poolbeg incinerator contract extended

Sep 6th 2010, 8:10 PM 1,131 Views 0 Comments

DCC announces review of contract.

Poolbeg contract has negotiation clause
# Poolbeg Incinerator
# Poolbeg Incinerator

Poolbeg contract has negotiation clause

Sep 3rd 2010, 9:11 AM 535 Views 0 Comments

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