Dublin’s Poolbeg operator seeks licence to burn 15% more waste

Dublin Waste to Energy has said that no physical changes will be needed to the plant to facilitate the move, while the increased truck deliveries will not see it breach its original planning permission

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent @aiden_corkery
11th August, 2019

The operator of the Poolbeg incinerator in Dublin has formally requested a review of its licence in order to allow it to burn more waste at the facility.

While a move to increase the amount of waste that can be burned at the plant had been flagged last year, the formal application for a 15 per cent increase in accepted waste from 600,000 tonnes a year to 690,000 tonnes was only made to the Environmental...

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