Larry Goodman: The smell of discontent

A community concerned over the health risks of ‘vile’ odours is preparing to take a nuisance case against Goodman’s Waterford rendering plant

6th November, 2016
The ABP plant in Waterford Picture: Dylan Vaughan and left Larry Goodman

Larry Goodman’s rendering plant ABP Proteins at Ferrybank on the Waterford/Kilkenny border has been the subject of two public meetings in Ferrybank and Waterford City in the last two weeks.

Local councillors, residents and community activists are trying to raise awareness about problems they claim are associated with the rendering plant. The plant, often called Waterford Proteins, is sited right next to the cattle slaughtering plant – ABP Waterford. Goodman also runs...

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