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Dublin: 3 °C Tuesday 12 November, 2019

#Poolbeg

From TheJournal.ie Plans for 25% of Poolbeg Glass Bottle site to be mix of social and affordable housing welcomed Decision Time

Plans for 25% of Poolbeg Glass Bottle site to be mix of social and affordable housing welcomed

The planning permission will see that close to 900 social and affordable homes will be built on the site.

From TheJournal.ie A faulty sewage tank caused effluent to pour into Dublin Bay over the weekend Poolbeg This post contains videos

A faulty sewage tank caused effluent to pour into Dublin Bay over the weekend

The fault occured at the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant.

From TheJournal.ie Why a historic site next to the Poolbeg Towers could become Dublin's newest cultural hub Assault On Precinct 13

Why a historic site next to the Poolbeg Towers could become Dublin's newest cultural hub

A motion from the Green Party seeks to secure the Pigeon House Precinct for cultural and green uses.

From TheJournal.ie 'Intense discussions' underway to deliver 900 affordable homes on Poolbeg site Affordable Homes

'Intense discussions' underway to deliver 900 affordable homes on Poolbeg site

A public hearing on the plan is due this month.

From TheJournal.ie Poolbeg incinerator facing charges of breaking its licence at Dublin 4 site Pigeon House Road

Poolbeg incinerator facing charges of breaking its licence at Dublin 4 site

Dublin Waste to Energy has two months to decide how to plead.

From TheJournal.ie The Poolbeg incinerator has started burning again after accident that hospitalised staff Burn Baby Burn

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's disgusting': Fly infestation plagues Dublin residents and businesses Biblical

'It's disgusting': Fly infestation plagues Dublin residents and businesses

Locals say they have never seen anything like this number of flies before; one person described it as ‘biblical’.

From TheJournal.ie The EPA is taking legal action after the lime leak at the Poolbeg incinerator Staff Hospitalised

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.

From TheJournal.ie Parents gather to discuss effect of 'incredibly stupid' Poolbeg incinerator Burning Waste

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.

From TheJournal.ie Waste-burning suspended after lime-leak at Poolbeg incinerator Dangerous Occurrence

Waste-burning suspended after lime-leak at Poolbeg incinerator

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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City councillors want real-time emissions data from the Poolbeg incinerator Lime Leak

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.

From TheJournal.ie Emissions data from first week of activity at Poolbeg incinerator yet to be published Safety Concerns

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'We need clean air. We do not need accidents': Locals' fury as 11 incinerator staff hospitalised Burning Issue

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Up and running: 'First fire' of waste at controversial Poolbeg incinerator CONFIRMED

Up and running: 'First fire' of waste at controversial Poolbeg incinerator

The facility has started burning waste – two decades after it was first proposed.

From TheJournal.ie More than a quarter of homes in Poolbeg will be social and affordable housing Social Housing

More than a quarter of homes in Poolbeg will be social and affordable housing

The deal was made between the city council, Department of Housing and the developers.

From TheJournal.ie The controversial Poolbeg incinerator has taken its first delivery of waste Firing Up

The controversial Poolbeg incinerator has taken its first delivery of waste

The facility will fire up this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie 'I suppose we're f****** stuck with it': The Poolbeg incinerator is starting production View From Ringsend

'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.

From TheJournal.ie ESB to step up security after teenager climbs Poolbeg chimney Dublin This post contains videos

ESB to step up security after teenager climbs Poolbeg chimney

A video has emerged of a Danish teenager climbing one of the landmark towers.

A teenager climbed the Poolbeg chimneys and filmed the entire thing

The ESB aren’t happy with him.

From TheJournal.ie Strike ends at Dublin incinerator after management agrees to reinstate sacked workers Poolbeg

Strike ends at Dublin incinerator after management agrees to reinstate sacked workers

It’s understood the strike had taken place as a result of three workers being let go from their jobs by text message last Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Plans for 3,000 homes on Dublin glass bottle site Poolbeg

Plans for 3,000 homes on Dublin glass bottle site

Planning minister Simon Coveney has designated the huge site a strategic development zone.

From TheJournal.ie 10 great photos of the Poolbeg chimneys Pretty Chimneys This post contains images

10 great photos of the Poolbeg chimneys

A lot of you are glad to see that they’re staying.

From TheJournal.ie The Poolbeg chimneys are staying on the Dublin skyline Electric Feel

The Poolbeg chimneys are staying on the Dublin skyline

The ESB is keeping them, even though they don’t do anything.

From TheJournal.ie People are loving this photographer's clever mirror image of Poolbeg towers In The Frame

People are loving this photographer's clever mirror image of Poolbeg towers

“I dragged my bedroom mirror down looking for an interesting image… my right arm is now two inches longer than my left!”

From TheJournal.ie These politicians want to know why they got legal advice they didn't ask for Irish Water

These politicians want to know why they got legal advice they didn't ask for

The Public Accounts Committee was told it can’t question Irish Water boss John Tierney

From TheJournal.ie Work has started on the Poolbeg incinerator - but there's already a protest planned Breaking Ground

Work has started on the Poolbeg incinerator - but there's already a protest planned

The plant is being built by US energy company Covanta.

From TheJournal.ie Councillors receive official notice of Poolbeg incinerator contract - 3 days after it was signed Poolbeg

Councillors receive official notice of Poolbeg incinerator contract - 3 days after it was signed

The council CEO is understood to have described it as an “oversight” on his part not to inform the councillors sooner.

From TheJournal.ie Councillors surprised and shocked to hear work will begin soon on Poolbeg incinerator Controversial

Councillors surprised and shocked to hear work will begin soon on Poolbeg incinerator

One councillor said it would have been “good manners and good practice” to contact them.

From TheJournal.ie "The fight's not over yet": Councillors vote against Poolbeg incinerator plan At Odds

"The fight's not over yet": Councillors vote against Poolbeg incinerator plan

The majority of Dublin City councillors and Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown councillors voted against, while Fingal councillors voted in favour of the plan.

From TheJournal.ie Poolbeg incinerator is set to go ahead Controversial

Poolbeg incinerator is set to go ahead

The €500 million incinerator will process over 550,000 tonnes of waste each year.

From TheJournal.ie The fog is back, folks... But temperatures are set to soar again tomorrow Humid After All

The fog is back, folks... But temperatures are set to soar again tomorrow

It’s set to hit 27 degrees tomorrow…. Almost puts you in mind of the great heatwave of 2013, doesn’t it? Ah, the memories.

From TheJournal.ie Emergency motion to protect Poolbeg Chimneys to be raised today Protected Structures

Emergency motion to protect Poolbeg Chimneys to be raised today

The chimneys have been in place since the 1970s and are visible over much of Dublin city.

From TheJournal.ie Controversial Poolbeg plan gets green light from EU Waste Not

Controversial Poolbeg plan gets green light from EU

But TD Kevin Humphreys still thinks the plans should be scrapped, saying today it is a waste of taxpayers’ money.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s the middle of the week now and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

From TheJournal.ie Post-mortem due on unidentified body found on Dublin beach Ringsend

Post-mortem due on unidentified body found on Dublin beach

The male in his 30s was discovered yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City councillors vote to scrap Poolbeg plan Up In Smoke

Dublin City councillors vote to scrap Poolbeg plan

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

From TheJournal.ie Company behind Poolbeg incinerator will 'see how it plays out' Tower Defence

Company behind Poolbeg incinerator will 'see how it plays out'

The Green Party says questions from investors show the “folly” of the plan.

From TheJournal.ie Poolbeg incinerator company may look for repayment if project doesn’t go ahead Money Wasted?

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

But the taxpayer could lose €96 million.

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